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One More for Ben: Roethlisberger Leads OT Drive as Steelers Beat Ravens



BALTIMORE — The Steelers needed one more come-from-behind drive from their old war horse.

In what might have been his final NFL game, Ben Roethlisberger delivered.

Roethlisberger led a 15-play, 65-yard scoring drive that was capped off by a 35-yard Chris Boswell field goal to give the Steelers a 16-13 win in overtime.

The Steelers scored twice late in the game to come from behind. Roethlisberger hit Chase Claypool for a six-yard score with under three minutes to play to put the Steelers ahead.

A Justin Tucker field goal tied the game and sent it into overtime, where the Pittsburgh defense got the first stop and then let Roethlisberger go to work.

The two late long scoring drives came after a slog of a game for the Pittsburgh offense. The Steelers gained 314 yards of total offense, with over one-third of that coming on the long late scoring drives.

Roethlisberger finished 22 of 32 for 178 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Najee Harris, who missed most of the game with an elbow injury, ran just six times for eight yards.

Ray-Ray McCloud caught a crucial fourth-down pass in overtime and finished with three catches for 27 yards. Pat Freiermuth paced the Steelers receivers with six catches for 40 yards.

The Steelers will await their playoff fate. They need to avoid a tie between Los Angeles and Las Vegas to advance to the postseason.

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