Steelers survive as Ravens’ two-point conversion fails

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A wild game in Pittsburgh came down to a single point, as the Ravens failed on a two-point conversion with 12 seconds left and the Steelers won 20-19.

The two-point conversion pass from Lamar Jackson to tight end Mark Andrews sailed a bit too far, and Andrews got one hand on the ball but couldn’t reel it in.

The Steelers recovered the Ravens’ subsequent onside kick to seal the win.

Jackson ran for 55 yards and passed for 253, while Ben Roethlisberger had one of his better games this season, passing for 236 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions.

The loss drops the Ravens to 8-4, while the win improves the Steelers to 6-5-1. The AFC North race remains wide open.

41 responses to “Steelers survive as Ravens’ two-point conversion fails

  1. curious that harbaugh opted to go for the win, he had the better team, more likely to win in OT- puts Pats as the 1 seed for now

  2. Going for it was a gutsy call, but it was the right call. The Ravens were unable to do much that could stop it slow the Steelers offense in the 4th quarter. Likewise, the Steelers stopped the Ravens offense from doing anything for most of the 4th. It did not work out, but i think that was probably a wise call.

  3. Wilder still: the Ravens took an intentional offsides after 2 minute warning to give PIT 1st and goal. With 3 time outs they would get the ball back with at least 1:45 on the clock. If PIT had converted on 2nd without the intentional offsides, BAL would have had to use all 3 time outs and still only had 1:05. If PIT converted on 3rd down, BAL would have had to use all 3 time outs and only had about 25 seconds left.

    Defenses probably shouldn’t be rewarded for committing penalties.

  4. Ben now leads the league with 4 fourth-quarter comebacks (39 Career, 3rd place) and he leads the league with 5 game-winning drives (51 Career, breaks tie with Brady for 3rd all time). What a lousy season he has had. Warrior who shakes off trolling fans as easily as he used to shake off blitzing linebackers.

  5. It was the right call to go for the two pt and it was the right play call as well. The pass was off because TJ Watt was in Lamar’s face and Andrews just missed it. The game lived up to the historic rivalry.

  6. Tomlin owns Harbaugh. This game shouldn’t have been this close with Steelers poor offense.

  7. 4th quarter felt like a classic Steelers – Ravens game. Good times. Glad that Harbaugh went for 2 instead of taking it to OT. It’s fun to see teams take a chance and say “okay, this is it”.

  8. Unanimous MVP couldn’t complete a 1 yard pass to a wide open 6 foot 6 TE. They’ll blame that guy though.

  9. Watt forced Jackson to throw a bit side arm which put it a few inches further outside. Pressure again creates the incheds needed to interrupt an otherwise well designed play. BTW, last year Watt led the league in Sacks, Tackles for Loss, QB Hurries, and QB hits and he sat out the final game. How did he not win DPOY?

  10. After Lamar’s 2nd (dropped) int and Ravens 1st td Romo claimed the Ravens are “dangerous”.

    They’re not that good and their QB can’t throw.

  11. Pretty arrogant to go for 2. Came back to bite him and the team.
    The best FG kicker in the game and a offense that just went down the field quickly and scored. I would of taken my chances in OT

  12. kissoff says:
    December 5, 2021 at 7:46 pm
    Proof It’s rigged for Pat’s/TB super bowl
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    Thanks for your input. Now go back to watching WWE.

  13. I like the call. The season is not lost on that one play. Great game. Hats off to Steelers.

  14. Going for 2 was a stupid decision. Really stupid or does Harbough think he has the inferior team? If you think you are the superior team you tie it up and win it in overtime, not chance it on one play. Now if the inferior team had that choice I could see them trying for 2.

  15. dr33 says:
    December 5, 2021 at 7:53 pm
    Watt forced Jackson to throw a bit side arm which put it a few inches further outside. Pressure again creates the incheds needed to interrupt an otherwise well designed play. BTW, last year Watt led the league in Sacks, Tackles for Loss, QB Hurries, and QB hits and he sat out the final game. How did he not win DPOY?

    —————-

    We know he’s the real DPOY

  16. clancampbell says:
    December 5, 2021 at 8:06 pm
    Going for 2 was a stupid decision. Really stupid or does Harbough think he has the inferior team? If you think you are the superior team you tie it up and win it in overtime, not chance it on one play. Now if the inferior team had that choice I could see them trying for 2.

    …………

    Ravens defense gave up 17 points in final quarter including 2 pt. Harbaugh had little reason to trust defense to make stop if they lost coin toss. It was right call. TJ Watt was left unblocked and made play that prevented good throw to Andrews.

  17. Funny how the people saying Lamar missed a “wide open” TE but disregard that TJ Watt was literally in his face with both of his hands straight up in the air between Jackson & Andrews.

    I personally wouldn’t have gone for the 2pt conversion but the actual play call itself was good and the win was there for the taking, the defender just made a great play.

  18. Ravens only chance to finish first in the AFC was to win this game and at least two more. They had to know that. Dumb idea. Go to OT. Ben is ancient. Further proof Lamar can’t win in the clutch. The throw was off target because he’s not a QB. He’s a running back that gets to throw. Big difference.

  19. Funny how both the Raven troll and the Pats troll were wrong about this game….not a surprise. But it was the Steelers super bowl the schedule remaining as a joke.

  20. Just curious if Ravens fans still want to annoint Lamar as the greatest and the MVP and every other accolade you keep giving him. Another bad game today. Awful pick in the red zone. Clueless under pressure. 250 yards passing… except only had 180 yards prior to the final drive when the Steelers played prevent and gave him everything. Or was he amazing again today and it was the O line’s fault, the receivers’ fault, and the play-calling again?

  21. Mr Reg Season took 6 sacks in this game and red zone pick. Taken 12 sacks and 6 INTs in last 3 gms. Has Rodgers Manning Brady or Brees ever have a stat line like that? But hey, an MVP candidate…right?

  22. Ravens lucky season ended today. They’re in trouble. With 8 wins banked they probably make the Playoffs for a One and Done but I wouldn’t be surprised if they miss the Playoffs. They could/should be 5-7.

  23. We should be feeling pretty lucky in the AFC North after today but our qb is Baker ‘don’t really care’ Mayfield.

  24. Where are all the usual Ravens screamers yelling at the top of their lungs about how great Lamar is? Very quiet tonight. I wonder why. 6 games in a row of bad play just might be cause for concern. Although I am sure we’ll hear the standard excuses blaming everyone but Lamar.

  25. Lamar continues to regress. The stats and data are clear quantitatively, and qualitatively, just watching him reveals a QB who is not very good. A+ scrambler, D+ arm, F in terms of reading defenses and protecting the football in clutch situations. He’s gone backwards for the past two seasons and there is no denying it. Except for Ravens fans, the media, and announcers as it doesn’t fit the narrative.

  26. LAMAR STINKS! There, feel better IronCurtainComing? Now make sure you go over to the Chiefs articles and say the same thing about Mahomes because he’s struggling with some of the same things Lamar is. Bad arm angles and bad decisions/accuracy under pressure. Mahomes can’t solve the 2 deep safety look and Lamar can’t solve the Cover 0 blitz look. If Lamar ever figures this out, try not to lose sleep LOL.

    In all seriousness, Lamar is struggling right now. Outside of the Viking’s game, he’s been horrible the past 6 weeks. Teams are setting team records blitzing him to create one on ones with his bad OL. It keeps him in the pocket as they’re usually blitzing off the edges and his interior OL aren’t good enough to give him an escape up the middle. 7 out of 10 times his OL is being pushed right back into his face. He has to be more accurate and decisive in his reads to get the ball out quick. Tough to ask of a kid who’s use to playing hero ball and using his legs to get himself out of trouble. He’s not trusting what he’s seeing and that’s a BIG problem. Wouldn’t be surprised if they lose out with the difficulty of their remaining schedule. Very tough to overcome all of the injuries that keep piling up as well.

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