Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday. That way he'll have an excuse to do the same to start his workday, too.
RUNNING IT BACK
The Ravens can draw confidence from their thrilling come-from-behind win at Heinz Field last year. ... Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers have ruled out quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for Sunday's game, linebacker Terrell Suggs still expects him to play. ... Roethlisberger said his dislocated rib is of greater concern than his sprained shoulder. ... Peter Schmuck says the Ravens shouldn't expect an easy road Sunday even though Roethlisberger isn't playing. ... Defensive linemen
RAVENS STUFF, BUT NOT FROM US
With Roethlisberger and
BEHIND ENEMY LINES
SHAMELESS PLUG OF THE DAY
I'm in Pittsburgh and I chatted with Leftwich, who is in the starter's spotlight for the first time in a few years.
OUTSIDE OF BALTIMORE