The Steelers will be without OLB LaMarr Woodley for Sunday's pivotal game against the Ravens, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Once again, the Ravens and Steelers meet with much at stake, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.
Billy Cundiff kicked a 25-yard field goal as time expired, Ray Rice scored a career-high three touchdowns, and the Ravens rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat the Cardinals 30-27 Sunday.
Opinions vary as to how much blame Joe Flacco deserves for the Ravens' passing woes, but we hear the problems go beyond Flacco's play.
Josh Scobee kicked four field goals, Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 105 yards against the NFL's best run defense and Jacksonville snapped a five-game slide, beating Baltimore 12-7.
The NFL's top four defenses on a yardage-allowed per-game and per-play basis are all in the same division: the AFC North.
A pair of Ravens rookies have particularly impressed Baltimore's strong start.
The Ravens have re-signed OLB Prescott Burgess and released OL Mark LeVoir.
The Ravens' 29-14 win vs. Houston Sunday was their narrowest victory of the season, proof of how dominant John Harbaugh's club has been at times in 2011.
Joe Flacco threw for 305 yards and ran for a score, Billy Cundiff kicked five field goals, and the Ravens pulled away to a 29-14 victory over the Texans.
One potentially significant early positive sign for the Ravens' defense: Baltimore is taking down opposing quarterbacks more often than it did a season ago.
Patricia Modell, wife of former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell, passed away Wednesday at 80.
Taking a look at some of the key Week Six matchups, including Eagles-Redskins, Patriots-Cowboys, Falcons-Panthers and, yes, Lions-49ers.
Through five weeks, only one division has all four teams with records of .500 or better: the AFC North.