Shaun Suisham - 4-for-4, including the 42-yard game-winner at the end of regulation. In case we've failed to mention that, that's two in a row against Baltimore. Just a huge game and season for Suisham.
Lawrence Timmons - He was given credit for a career-high 17 tackles, with at least three of them behind the line of scrimmage. It was one of those games where Timmons was dialed in and reacted to every movement. Outstanding individual performance.
Le'Veon Bell - He came THISCLOSE to becoming the first Steelers running back since Jerome Bettis in 2004 to rush for 100 yards against the Ravens (93 yards on 19 carries). A great overall game from the rookie, he's clearly showing he's capable of living up to the hype.
Antonio Brown - two clutch catches on the final drive helped set up Suisham's heroics, and it was done despite a very aggressive and sound Ravens' secondary.
Ben Roethlisberger - Another solid, turnover-free game. Also, another game in which a receiver dropped a touchdown pass for him on his best throw of the night. His toss to Derek Moye in the corner was exquisite. Roethlisberger's reaction afterward showed it all, too. Not mad at Moye, but he knew throws like that won't come around often.
Guy Whimper - If for no other reason than to paste this Tweet from Steel City Insider publisher Jim Wexell.
Ramon Foster warned me not to call him Guy Whimper in my game story. "Coach doesn't like the Whimp. Calls him Abdullah."— James C Wexell (@jimwexell) October 21, 2013
The Steelers went up against one of the most sack-happy defenses in the NFL with Kelvin Beachum and Guy Whimper, and only surrendered three sacks - two of which were fairly labeled the coverage variety. Great job by Whimper off the bench.
Heath Miller - While he's bulletproof among Steeler Nation, and he did score a touchdown, his fumble came at a horrible time in the game, and he dropped a catchable ball on the final drive. If Emmanuel Sanders had done that, fans would call for him to be on this list.
Jason Worilds - It's hard to knock a defensive player who was a part of a general suffocation of the opponent's offense, he needed to make a play at some point in the game, and he didn't. That can be said of lots of guys, but it was a big opportunity for Worilds, but he underwhelmed once again.
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