Ravens’ morale-crushing loss affects shot at division title

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens hadn’t allowed a touchdown for the entire game, yet still needed one more defensive stand to beat the rival Pittsburgh Steelers and stay on course to win the AFC North. Forced to carry the load on a team with an offense that has struggled for weeks to get into the end zone, Baltimore’s overworked defense wilted down the stretch against Steelers rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett. After going 59 minutes without reaching the end zone, Pittsburgh took its first lead of the game Sunday night when Pickett connected with Najee Harris with 56 seconds remaining to provide the Steelers with a 16-13 victory.

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