AFC Divisional Playoff Game
Pittsburgh Steelers (12-4) vs. Baltimore Ravens (13-4)
Date: Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011
Kickoff: 4:30 p.m., ET
Site: Heinz Field (65,050) • Pittsburgh, Pa.
Playing Surface: Grass
TV Coverage: CBS (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2)
Announcers: Greg Gumbel (play-by-play) Dan Dierdorf (color analyst)
Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network WDVE-FM (102.5)/WBGG-AM (970)
Announcers: Bill Hillgrove (play-by-play) Tunch Ilkin (color analyst) Craig Wolfley (sideline)
National Radio: Westwood One Radio
Announcers: Dave Sims (play-by-play) James Lofton (color analyst) Steve Tasker (sideline)
Spanish Radio: Grupo Imagen - Destrito Federal (Mexico City) XEDA-FM 90.5
Steelers fans be sure to tune in to all of the action when the Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in an AFC Divisional Playoff game.
The following is the lineup on KDKA-TV
Friday at 7:30 p.m. Steelers Playoff Special Bob Pompeani & Edmund Nelson
Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Steelers Digest TV
Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The PNC Steelers Huddle
Saturday at 2:30 p.m.* The McDonald's Steelers Kickoff* Live from Heinz Field
Bob & Edmund in the Coca-Cola Great Hall
Jory Rand and Ed Bouchette on the field
CBS Pre-game at 3:30 p.m. - Kickoff at 4:30 p.m.
Steelers-Ravens complete game notes. Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin
Overall regular-season record: 43-21 (.672)/fourth season
Regular-season record at Pittsburgh: 43-21 (.672)/fourth season
Playoff Record/Years: 3-1/two years
Baltimore Ravens Head Coach John Harbaugh
Overall Regular-season Record: 32-16 (.667)/third season
Regular-season Record at Baltimore: 32-16 (.667)/third season
Playoff Record/Years: 4-2/three years
Series History: Series began in 1996
Overall: Pittsburgh leads 18-12
At Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh leads 10-5
At Baltimore: Pittsburgh leads 8-7
Neutral Sites: n/a
Last Regular-Season Meeting: Dec. 5, 2010 (in Baltimore)
Pittsburgh 13, Baltimore 10
Postseason Series: Pittsburgh leads 2-0
Last Postseason Meeting: Jan. 19, 2009 (in Pittsburgh)
Pittsburgh 23, Baltimore 14 (AFC Championship)
(postseason record not included in overall series record)
Pittsburgh is 2-0 all-time in the postseason against the Ravens...the Steelers defeated the Ravens three times in 2008, including a 23-14 victory in the AFC Championship Game at Heinz Field...Pittsburgh owns an 18-12 record all-time against the Baltimore Ravens in the regular season, including a 10-5 mark at home and an 8-7 record on the road...the teams split the regular season meetings this year, with each team winning on the road...the Steelers have swept the season series four times (1997,1998, 2002, 2008)...the Ravens swept the 2006 season series, marking the only time Pittsburgh had been swept in the series.
Steelers' Postseason History vs. Baltimore Ravens:
•The Steelers will face the Baltimore Ravens in the postseason for the third time in team history with the Steelers winning both matchups, including a 23-14 victory in the 2008 AFC Championship and a 27-10 victory in the 2001 AFC Divisional Playoff game.
• This marks the second matchup between the teams in an AFC Divisional Playoff Game.
• The Steelers are 8-0 overall against division foes in the postseason, including 2-0 against Baltimore, 1-0 against Cincinnati, 2-0 versus Cleveland and 3-0 against the Houston Oilers (AFC Central).
• The Steelers will play the Baltimore Ravens for the third time this season when they meet in the AFC Divisional Playoff Game. Pittsburgh is 8-0 all-time in the third matchup of the season in such games, including a 2-0 record against Baltimore.
What To Look For
PITTSBURGH TEAM NOTES
• The Steelers look to advance to the AFC Championship Game for the second time in three years and for the fifth time since 2001.
• The Steelers look to improve to a perfect 3-0 against the Baltimore Ravens in the postseason.
• The Steelers look to improve to 32-20 all-time in the postseason.
• The Steelers look to improve to 15-7 all-time in divisional playoff games, including an 12-1 record at home.
PITTSBURGH INDIVIDUAL NOTES
QB Ben Roethlisberger
• Looks to improve to 9-2 in the postseason.
WR Hines Ward
• Needs one reception to tie the team's postseason record for consecutive games with at least one catch. He is currently tied for second on the team's postseason list with 14 straight games, trailing on John Stallworth who caught at least one pass in 15 straight games from 1975-85.