By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE(AP) — Ben Roethlisberger threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Isaac Redman with 2:51 left after Troy Polamalu forced a fumble with a sack of Joe Flacco, and the Steelers beat the Ravens 13-10 on Sunday night to gain sole possession of first place in the AFC North.
A fierce defensive battle turned when Polamalu hit Flacco's arm on a safety blitz. The loose ball was taken 19 yards by Lamarr Woodley to the Baltimore 9, setting up Pittsburgh's lone touchdown.
After throwing two incomplete passes, Roethlisberger dumped a short toss over the middle to Redman, who broke two tackles on his way to the end zone.
Baltimore's ensuing drive ended when Joe Flacco bounced a fourth-down pass to Ed Dickson with 33 seconds remaining.
The victory left Pittsburgh (9-3) a game ahead of the Ravens (8-4) in the division.
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