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Ravens vs. Steelers 2014 Playoffs: News and updates leading into Wild Card round

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Everything you need to know on Ravens vs. Steelers

It's the fourth meeting between the rivals in the postseason, with the Steelers having won the previous three. Read all the analysis, news, commentary and predictions leading into the Steelers' Wild Card round game against Baltimore.

Steelers offensive line X-factor vs. the Ravens

The Steelers will need their offensive line more than ever this season Saturday night.

Steelers Film Room: Exploiting Ravens pass rush

The Steelers lose a lot of production in the absence of Le'Veon Bell, but their offensive line showed against Baltimore it is capable of turning away their outstanding pass rush, and use their aggression against them.

Polamalu will start for the Steelers vs. Ravens

What kind of impact can Polamalu have against Baltimore's underneath passing game?

A memo to Josh Harris from Steeler Nation

We've identified the root cause of why you weren't drafted, Josh, and you can get some payback tonight.

Shazier and Mosley represent a different rivalry

One has battled nagging injuries and is now fighting to regain his starting position, while the other is an emerging star. Ryan Shazier and C.J. Mosley will share the field on Sunday with much more than personal gains on the line.

5 reasons the Steelers can go to 4-0 vs. Ravens

It's an excellent match-up on paper, but the Steelers can prevail in their Wild Card playoff game Saturday against the Baltimore Ravens.

The Standard is The Standard podcast pre-Ravens

Steel City Insider publisher Jim Wexell joined Jeff Hartman and Lance Williams for The Standard is The Standard, going through everything you need to know for Saturday's Ravens at Steelers playoff game.

Nuts and bolts of watching Ravens vs. Steelers

It's the fourth meeting between the rivals in the postseason, with the Steelers having won the previous three. Here are all the details you'll need to watch Saturday's game.

Pouncey: You don't see Josh Harris at practice

Steelers All Pro center Maurkice Pouncey throws his weight behind Josh Harris, Dri Archer and Ben Tate as the Steelers prepare to face the Ravens without Le'Veon Bell.

Miller an unassuming weapon vs. Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens are plenty aware of the ability of tight end Heath Miller. Heading into the Ravens at Steelers Wild Card playoff game, players wouldn't reveal whether Miller will be a key target in the team's passing game, but they have faith.

Ravens LT Monroe ruled out Saturday vs. Steelers

Steelers linebacker James Harrison could be in for a big game as he Ravens will be without their franchise left tackle, Saturday.

Le'Veon Bell ruled out for Wild Card game

The Steelers will be without their MVP in the first round of the playoffs.

Mitchell supports 'future Hall of Famer' Polamalu

The notion of the Steelers not playing safety Troy Polamalu Saturday against Baltimore isn't something Mike Mitchell appears to favor.

Concerns in Steelers playoff game vs. Ravens

The Steelers' doom largely rests in No. 58 staring across the line when Ben Roethlisberger takes the snap.

Bell misses practice Thursday

The Steelers' team MVP missed practice again, just a day after saying he felt better than he thought he would at this point in the week.

Torrey Smith doesn't like grass at Heinz Field

One-dimensional Ravens receiver would rather see artificial turf at Steelers' stadium.

Steelers vs. Ravens: Who the experts are taking

The Pittsburgh Steelers host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Wild card game Saturday. See who the experts like to win this grudge match between the AFC North rivals.

Bell says he feels better than he expected

Steelers sending out multiple messages regarding Bell's availability for Saturday's playoff game against the Ravens. It's the right strategy to take.

Tate says he's there to help out

The Steelers signed running back Ben Tate to bolster depth at the running back position heading into their Wild Card round playoff game. Tate recognizes his role is not that of a feature back, and he's working hard to play catch-up.

Steelers D heating up as temperature drops

Despite being more of a liability this season than anything, the Pittsburgh defense has shown flashes of greatness down the stretch. It will be cold and wet Saturday in Pittsburgh, leading to the feeling of a knockdown brawl of defensive superiority.

A protected Ben leads to plays down the field

It's an obvious statement, but against a vicious Ravens' pass rush, the most important aspect to Pittsburgh's Wild Card playoff game Saturday will be keeping Roethlisberger protected, and having their receivers make plays.

5 Burning Questions on the Steelers

Agree or disagree with Tomlin's fake punt? What does Ike Taylor's attitude say about health of Steelers locker room? Who is the Steelers most improve player? Answer these and other burning questions.

History of Steelers vs. Ravens in the playoffs

The Steelers are 3-0 against the Ravens in postseason history, and the last two were classic games in terms of history.

All intangible trivia for Ravens vs Steelers

Know random trivial information that won't factor into the actual game but draw parallels to this week's game? Want to learn more? There's a lot to talk about.

Ben Tate signed, Justin Brown waived

The Steelers make the signing of Ben Tate official Tuesday.

Tate's history vs. Ravens doesn't exude confidence

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly planning on signing free agent RB Ben Tate to help ease the pain at the position vacated by Le'Veon Bell. Tate's history with the Ravens leaves much to be desired.

Stephon Tuitt is a marked man

The Steelers have allowed just 84 rushing yards a game since Stephon Tuitt was placed in the starting lineup in Week 14. With the success Cincinnati had rushing over Tuitt's spot in Week 17, he knows he can expect the same in his first playoff start.

Takeaways like the Blake Rake becoming common

The frequency of them waxes and wanes, but key takeaways in critical situations have led Steelers into a playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Of course, it's Ravens vs. Steelers in postseason

It's no surprise the Steelers and Ravens will be squaring off this Saturday night at Heinz Field in an AFC Wildcard Game. In-fact, it's rather fitting and probably the best thing to happen for Pittsburgh and its chances to advance to Round 2.

Steelers 3-point favorites vs. Ravens

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Baltimore Ravens at Heinz Field this Saturday in the AFC Wild Card round of the playoffs. The Steelers are 3-point favorites vs. their rivals.

Ravens vs. Steelers set for prime time Saturday

The Steelers and Ravens will kick off Saturday night in Pittsburgh.