N.F.L. Roundup: Ravens Stifle Steelers and a Rusty Ben Roethlisberger


Mike Wallace catching a 95-yard touchdown pass, the longest in Baltimore Ravens history.

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Joe Flacco threw a 95-yard touchdown pass to Mike Wallace, and the host Baltimore Ravens frustrated an ineffective Ben Roethlisberger on Sunday in a 21-14 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Baltimore (4-4) ended a four-game losing streak and moved into a tie atop the A.F.C. North with the Steelers (4-4), who have lost three games in a row.

Three weeks after having surgery on his right knee, Roethlisberger returned well ahead of schedule. But he looked out of sync until he directed a 75-yard drive in the fourth quarter that cut the Steelers’ deficit to 21-7 with 8 minutes 38 seconds remaining.

Roethlisberger then ran for a 4-yard touchdown with 48 seconds left, but Chris Boswell botched the subsequent onside kick and Baltimore ran out the clock.

Baltimore scored on a blocked punt, but its only offensive touchdown came on Flacco’s pass to Wallace, who

broke free on the left sideline, caught the pass in stride…

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