On of the top rivalry in sports will be shown on National TV on Thanksgiving day. The Baltimore Ravens vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers. Both teams are tied with a 5-6 record and in the running for the 2nd wild card spot. The winner will have the inside advantage at the 6th play out seed,” according to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com. “They need to follow a similar blueprint that helped them get their most decisive win last week from the Jets,” that includes big plays on offense, and more big returns from Jacoby Jones.
The definition of rivalry is “a state or situation in which people or groups are competing with each other.” The Ravens and Steelers rivalry goes deep. “Oh, it’s pure hatred,” said Hines Ward, a former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver on NBC’s Football Night in America.
Their games are always intense and hard hitting. The games have been close also. The last 13 games have been decided by 4 points or less.
It will be an exciting, thrilling game.