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Steelers’ defense is tough; offense won’t take it easy

NFL player correspondent Antwaan Randle El says Joe Flacco is obviously having a bad game, but he doesn’t believe it’s because the Ravens’ QB is a rookie or not a good player. Most every quarterback in the league would struggle right now against this Steelers defense. Each time Baltimore does one thing wrong (not picking up a blitz, not finding the open spot in a zone), Pittsburgh has made the Ravens pay.

Big Ben clocking in a nice performance

NFL Network player correspondent Antwaan Randle El had more interesting observations at halftime of the AFC Championship Game. He believes that Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s improvisation has been the difference in the game, and he likes how Limas Sweed bounced back after dropping an apparent touchdown pass.

Roethlisberger giving Steelers the edge

The AFC Championship Game is a defensive struggle, as expected. And that means quarterback play is even more crucial. I’m sitting next to NFL Network player correspondent Antwaan Randle El, who played in Pittsburgh from 2002 to 2005, and he believes the quarterback play is in favor of the Steelers’ Ben Roethlisberger. Ravens QB Joe Flacco has looked a bit like a rookie.

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