The Steelers have bested the Ravens time and time again in their recent match-ups. Since 2001, the Steelers are 14-9 against the Ravens and 6-2 in the last eight of their battles.
Could this be the year that the Ravens finally defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers and win the AFC North? It all begins with Week 1. This first game may not make or break the Ravens' season, but it will certainly give them an advantage if they win or start them off on a sour note if they lose.
This game will set the tone for the Ravens' season. If the Ravens can defeat the Steelers in Week 1, it will be the boost they need to start off the season with a bang.
Here are five reasons that this is the year that the Ravens will defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers.