By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to our whatifsports.com simulation, the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers on Christmas Day. The Ravens won 28-21 at Heinz Field.
The Ravens had 347 total yards in 31 minutes and 14 seconds in time of possession. The Steelers had 281 total yards in 28 minutes and 46 seconds.
Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a 182 passing yards. He also had a touchdown and two interceptions.
Le’Veon Bell had 77 rushing yards and a touchdown. DeAngelo Williams had 25 yards and a touchdown, while Roethlisberger added 12 yards.
Antonio Brown had 71 receiving yards, while Bell had 57 yards and a touchdown. Demarcus Ayers and Eli Rogers had 18 yards each. Jesse James had 11 yards and Williams added seven yards.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco had 313 passing yards. He had three touchdowns.
Terrance West had 32 rushing yards and a touchdown, while Kenneth Dixon had 17 yards. Flacco also had two yards.
Breshad Perriman had 83 receiving yards, while Mike Wallace had 50 yards and Kamar Aiken had 48 yards. West had 37 yards and a touchdown. Dennis Pitta had 35 yards and a touchdown. Javorius Allen had 22 yards and a touchdown. Steve Smith Sr. had 21 yards and Dixon had 17 yards.
Tyler Matakevich, Artie Burns and Justin Gilbert led the Steelers with four tackles each. Several players had three tackles each. Daniel McCullers, Arthur Moats and James Harrison had a sack each.
Shareece Wright led the Ravens with five tackles and an interception. Jerraud Powers and Lardarius Webb had four tackles each, while Webb also had a sack. Zachary Orr and Terrell Suggs also had a sack. Marqueston Huff also had an interception.
West caught a 10-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter. The Ravens led 28-14 at this point.
Bell cut the lead to 28-21 when he caught a 10 yard touchdown reception.
Baltimore led 21-14 at halftime. West had a one-yard rushing touchdown, while Allen and Pitta each caught touchdown receptions.
Bell and Williams each had first half rushing touchdowns for the Steelers.