5 reasons for the win

1. The Baltimore Ravens manufactured a 13-10 overtime win Sunday night at M&T Bank Stadium over the Pittsburgh Steelers behind a 47-yard field goal by kicker Matt Stover in front of the largest crowd in Baltimore sports history.

His clutch attempt in front of 70,001 followed his 46-yard field goal in the fourth quarter to tie the score at 10-10. The win snaps the Steelers' six-year winning streak in Baltimore that dated back to the Ravens' inaugural season at Memorial Stadium under coach Ted Marchibroda. 

2. Although NFL rushing leader Jamal Lewis didn't surpass Eric Dickerson's single-season mark of 2,105 yards, he did help Baltimore control time of possession and scored the Ravens' only touchdown. Lewis finished with 2,066 yards for the regular season, 39 yards shy of Dickerson's record season in 1984. 

3. The Ravens intercepted Tommy Maddox three times as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Chris McAlister picked him off to break the Steelers' momentum and halt offensive drives. 

4. Quarterback Anthony Wright moved the chains by completing six passes to former college teammate Marcus Robinson for 102 yards. 

5. The Ravens' defense held Jerome Bettis to 54 yards on 23 carries and sacked Maddox five times as linebacker Ed Hartwell and end Marques Douglas generated consistent pressure. 

Aaron Wilson writes for the Carroll County Times.

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