Steelers and Ravens set to meet in primetime

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Here is a look at the statistical leaders for the both the Steelers and Ravens heading into Thursday night's primetime AFC North contest.

STEELERS-RAVENS SERIES HISTORY**

Series History: Series began in 1996
Overall Regular Season: Steelers lead, 21-17
At Pittsburgh: Steelers lead, 12-7
At Baltimore: Ravens lead, 10-9
Neutral Sites: n/a
Streak: Steelers won previous meeting
Last Regular-Season Meeting: Nov. 2, 2014 in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh 43, Baltimore 23
Postseason Series: Steelers lead, 3-1
Last Post-Season Meeting: Jan. 3, 2015 in Pittsburgh
Baltimore 30, Pittsburgh 17
(preseason and postseason record not included in overall series record)

This week's game marks the 39th time the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens will meet in the regular season and the 20th time in Pittsburgh, where the Steelers are 12-7 vs. the Ravens...The two teams are meeting for the 14th time in primetime during the regular season, with the Steelers holding a one game advantage under the lights against the Ravens at 7-6.

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Check out the highlight photos from the Steelers vs Ravens game. The Steelers defeated the Ravens 43-23 on November 2nd 2014.

THE LAST TIME VS. BALTIMORE*
*Pittsburgh 43, Baltimore 23

Nov. 2, 2014
Heinz Field (63,971)

PITTSBURGH – For the second consecutive game, QB Ben Roethlisberger threw six touchdown passes to guide his team to victory, this one a 43-23 win against the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field. Roethlisberger's 12 passing touchdowns in a two-game span is a new NFL record.

The Ravens scored early in the fi rst quarter when QB Joe Flacco connected with WR Torrey Smith on a 35-yard touchdown to give Baltimore a 7-0 lead. Pittsburgh tied the game, 7-7, midway through the second quarter when Roethlisberger threw a five-yard touchdown pass to RB Le'Veon Bell.

The Steelers defense forced two Ravens turnovers in the second quarter and Pittsburgh capitalized with touchdowns on the team's ensuing posessions. Roethlisberger found WR Martavis Bryant for a 19-yard score to give Pittsburgh a 14-7 lead. K Justin Tucker made a 46-yard field goal to cut the Steelers lead to 14-10.

Roethlisberger then threw a 47-yard touchdown to WR Markus Wheaton to give Pittsburgh a 22-10 lead heading into halftime. It marked Wheaton's longest reception of his career.

After a scoreless third quarter, Roethlisberger connected with WR Antonio Brown on a 54-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter to give Pittsburgh a 29-10 advantage. But on Baltimore's ensuing drive, WR Jacoby Jones returned a kickoff 108 yards for a touchdown to get Baltimore back within 12 points.

Roethlisberger and Bryant connected again, this time from 18 yards out to give the Steelers a 36-17 advantage. Flacco and TE Crockett Gillmore connected on a one-yard score with less than three minutes to go to cut the lead to 36-23.

But on the Steelers next drive, Roethlisberger threw his sixth and final touchdown pass, this one a 33-yarder to TE Matt Spaeth to seal the victory for Pittsburgh.

GAME SUMMARY

Ravens (5-4)7301323
STEELERS (6-3)02202143

TEAMQTIMEPLAYDRIVESCORE
BAL19:41T. Smith 35 yd. pass from Flacco (Tucker kick)1-35; 0:060-7
PIT17:18Bell 5 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)5-27; 1:567-7
PIT25:24Bryant 19 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)3-30; 1:3114-7
BAL21:44Tucker 46 yd. FG10-49; 3:4014-10
PIT20:53Wheaton 47 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Wing-Spaeth pass)5-80; 0:5122-10
PIT414:01A. Brown 54 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)7-85; 3:3829-10
BAL413:47J. Jones 108 yd. kickoff return (Tucker kick)0-0; 0:1429-17
PIT49:31Bryant 18 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)9-71; 4:1636-17
BAL42:58Gilmore 1 yd. pass from Flacco (Run failed)9-33; 2:3536-23
PIT41:51Spaeth 33 yd. pass from Roethlisberger (Suisham kick)4-41; 1:0743-23

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