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Ben Roethlisberger woke up Monday, changed diapers and moved on

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There was no time after the big, Week-8 win over the Colts for the Steelers' quarterback to dwell on his remarkable success or being named AFC Offensive Player of the Week. There are Ravens to prepare for and diapers to change.

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PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers' nation is still buzzing about Ben Roethlisberger's record-setting performance against the Indianapolis Colts and subsequent award as AFC offensive player of the week.

And rightfully so, as Roethlisberger's 40-for-49 passing performance for 522 yards and six touchdowns with no interceptions was truly spectacular. He led the club to victory, his 100th as a starting quarterback in just 150 starts (the fourth player to accomplish that). However, the Steelers quarterback clearly has moved on.

"That was last Sunday's game,'' Roethlisberger said Wednesday afternoon before practice. "That's in the rearview mirror. It was a fun win, this and that, blah, blah, blah. But, it's Baltimore time, and that's what the focus went straight to Monday morning. (And) it's not hard to do."

"As I've told you, I got up Monday morning and started changing diapers, cleaning up the kitchen and moving on. Life goes on. That's the realistic part of it. You have to put it behind you. Just like if you have a bad game, you have to put it behind you and move on. There's no point sitting here and dwelling on the past when we have a big one here this week.''

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger slaughtered the Colts.

The Steelers (5-3) play host to the Baltimore Ravens (5-3) in a key AFC North matchup Sunday night at 8:30 p.m. ET at Heinz Field. The Steelers already have one loss to the Ravens this year and they need a division win to keep pace with the leading Cincinnati Bengals (4-2-1).

"Ben's a great quarterback and the leader of our offense,'' center Maurkice Pouncey said. "He knows what's at stake this week.''

Now in his 11th season in the NFL, Roethlisberger might finally be getting the national attention he has so richly deserved since bursting onto the scene as a rookie, 11th overall pick in 2004. Until recent seasons, Roethlisberger hasn't put up the stats that lead to such notoriety.

In 2014, Roethlisberger has completed better than 68 percent of his passes for 2,380 yards, 16 touchdowns and just three interceptions. He has been sacked 20 times and has a quarterback rating at 105.6. But his numbers this year are even more incredible considering he has no definitive No. 2 or 3 receivers after superstar Antonio Brown, who leads the league with 60 receptions for 852 yards and seven touchdowns.

"I think we've got two groups,'' Roethlisberger said. "We've got one personnel group with A.B. and two other guys. The other one has A.B. and two other guys, and it's worked out pretty well. ... I don't think it's a first group and second group. It just depends on the personnel and what plays we want to run."

"And as long as each guy wires in on what he's doing in his particular plays and groupings, then, we can keep rolling. You can't name starters, because it depends on what personnel group we start the game in. There's just no way of telling until we start the game which group is going to start. One group is a no-huddle-specific group, while the other one could be for blocking."

"But they all could be interchangeable,'' Roethlisberger added. "(And) we've put in a lot of work. It's not like I'll go out today and just throw to A.B. I'm working with all the guys, making sure that we all know what page to be on and where each guy needs to be. And you have to be comfortable with each guy, because you never know when you're going to have to use them.''

Running back Le'Veon Bell is the No. 2 pass-catcher with 42 receptions for 395 yards and one score, while veteran tight end Heath Miller is next with 34 catches for 387 yards and two TDs. Second-year player Markus Wheaton has been the No. 2 wideout all year, but he has been inconsistent even though he has 29 catches for 333 yards and one touchdown just scored last week.

After that, things are muddled but gaining clarity. Justin Brown has 12 catches for 94 yards and no touchdowns, but several key drops and fumbles. Those negative numbers have made him inactive on game day in favor of rookie fourth-round pick Martavis Bryant, who has seven catches for 123 yards (17.6) and three touchdowns in just two games after being inactive for six.

Lance Moore also has seven catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns, but he's coming on after a slow start. A veteran receiver, Moore has an interesting perspective, since he played eight seasons with quarterback Drew Brees for the New Orleans Saints.

"They're both great quarterbacks, and they're similar in some ways,'' Moore said. "But they're also different in a lot of ways as well. They have strong leadership skills, techniques, and obviously the physical side of the game for both of those guys is awesome."

"(They have) different styles, but both are Pro Bowl-caliber guys and potential Hall-of-Famers. I'm one of those guys who has been lucky enough to be able to play with two guys like that, and I definitely count my blessings for that one.''

Notes: There was good news on the injury front for the Steelers, as OT Marcus Gilbert (concussion), NT Steve McLendon (right shoulder), ILB Ryan Shazier (right knee) and S Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) all were full participants in practice Wednesday. ... CB Ike Taylor (right forearm) was limited, while TE Matt Spaeth (hamstring) and S Ross Ventrone (hamstring) did not practice. ... DE Brett Keisel, FS Mike Mitchell and SS Troy Polamalu, as usual, were given a maintenance-day off.