How our columnists, reporters and editors viewed the
Peter Schmuck, columnist: Let the record show that a banged-up team with a third-string quarterback found a way to keep themselves alive in the playoff hunt and the Ravens found a number of ways to lose for the first time in forever at M&T Bank Stadium. They'll remember this one when they board their first charter flight during the playoffs.
Kevin Cowherd, columnist: The Ravens said all week their game against the Steelers would be the usual alley fight, even with
Mike Preston, columnist: The Ravens can't turn down gifts like this. This loss may have cost them home-field advantage in the playofffs.
Aaron Wilson, Ravens reporter: The Ravens blew their chance to clinch a playoff berth as
Matt Vensel, blogger: I knew the Ravens' winning streak at M&T Bank Stadium wouldn't last forever, but I didn't think it would go down like this, with Charlie Batch — the 37-year-old Charlie Batch — shredding the Ravens secondary in the second half.