Pittsburgh began the diversion hot, scoring effortlessly on the principal drive of the amusement. At that point they went into hibernation. Roethlisberger go for only 60 yards in the principal half – only 34 yards after the opening drive. Roethlisberger started the second half with a capture and hurled another wayward ball that was picked before the second from last quarter finished.
With the Steelers trailing by 10 focuses to open the final quarter, Big Ben went to work. He discovered Antonio Brown over the center, Eli Rogers and Jesse James down the crease, Le’Veon Bell in the level. “We just went into assault mode,” Roethlisberger said. “We went all no-group and we were tossing it and simply getting things going. You know, folks made plays, and I just tossed it to the privilege folks.”
In the wake of getting down 20-10, the Steelers scored on consecutive drives of 75 yards and 60 yards, individually, to lead the pack. After Pittsburgh’s guard had surrendered a long Ravens walk to retake the lead, Roethlisberger was marvelous. The Steelers’ flag guest drove a faultless 10-play, 75-yard drive that finished with Antonio Brown achieving the ball over the objective line for the win with 0:09 staying on the clock.
“It’s really unique the way we won it,” Roethlisberger said. “Particularly in the wake of feeling the way I felt at one point in that diversion and feeling like you let folks down and you blew it. So to return and win it is quite uncommon.” It was Roethlisberger’s 39th vocation diversion winning drive (counting playoffs), the vast majority of any QB since 2004.