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           === Ravens edge Steelers to seize control of AFC North ===
 
 Pittsburgh,  PA (Sports Network) - Jacoby Jones returned a punt 63 yards for a
 touchdown,  and the Baltimore Ravens emerged with a 13-10 victory over the Ben
 Roethlisberger-less  Pittsburgh Steelers  in a  key AFC  North clash  at Heinz
 Field.
 
 Joe  Flacco had  164 yards on 20-of-32  passing for the Ravens (8-2), who have
 won 12 straight games against divisional opponents.
 
 "We  can play a  lot better than we played tonight and we are going to have to
 play  a lot  better than we did tonight  in all three phases. That will be our
 task going forward," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said.
 
 Byron  Leftwich filled  in for Roethlisberger, who was sidelined with shoulder
 and  rib injuries, but couldn't lead the Steelers (6-4) to a fifth consecutive
 win, one that would have given them control of the AFC North.
 
 After  its defense sacked Flacco to force a punt, Pittsburgh got the ball back
 at  its own 16-yard line with 65 seconds remaining. Leftwich, making his first
 start since September 2009 with Tampa Bay, hooked up with Jerricho Cotchery at
 midfield, but Baltimore safety Bernard Pollard dislodged the ball with a bone-
 crunching hit.
 
 Down  to  their final  play, the  Steelers wound  up fumbling  after a pair of
 laterals.
 
 "We  just have  to  do a  better  job of  making more  plays  than that.  It's
 frustrating, but at the same time we understand we have another game coming up
 here Sunday and we'll be ready to roll," said Leftwich.
 
 It  was  quite the start for  the Steelers, who jumped  out to a 7-0 lead less
 than a minute into the game.
 
 Leftwich  showed  off his  arm on the  first play, only  to have Cary Williams
 break up the deep pass to Mike Wallace.
 
 However, the Baltimore cornerback was flagged for pass interference, a 42-yard
 penalty.
 
 Leftwich  then  took the  second official  snap of the  game, scrambled to the
 right, turned the corner and ran 31 yards to the end zone.
 
 On the next Pittsburgh drive, Wallace fumbled after a 15-yard reception at his
 own 29 and the turnover led to a 26-yard Justin Tucker field goal.
 
 Later  in  the first  quarter, Jones  put the  Ravens up  10-7 with his second
 touchdown  return in  as many weeks. He ran  back a kickoff 105 yards in a win
 over Oakland.
 
 The  Ravens' defense  set up  another Tucker  field goal  off of  a Pittsburgh
 turnover  in the third quarter. Leftwich threw an interception and Tucker, who
 had missed from 41 yards earlier in the game, connected on a 39-yarder.
 
 Shaun  Suisham nailed  a 22-yard  field goal  for Pittsburgh  with 34  seconds
 remaining in the third quarter.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Ravens  improved to 5-0 against  the Steelers when they play them without
 Roethlisberger ... The Steelers had their home winning streak snapped at seven
 games  ... Leftwich was 18-of-39 for 201 yards ... Pittsburgh had more passing
 yards  than its opponent for the 17th consecutive home game, a new NFL record.
 The  Steelers  broke the  St. Louis  Rams' streak  of 16  from 2000-01 ... The
 Pittsburgh  defense  limited Ray Rice to  40 yards on 20 carries ... Baltimore
 tight  end  Dennis Pitta and Steelers  running back Isaac Redman both suffered
 concussions.
 
 11/19 01:44:46 ET