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Faces Change But Not The Importance

Raven on a stick (Don Wright/USPRESSWIRE)

The Ravens-Steelers rivalry is missing several of its iconic characters, but it's still determining the lead in the AFC North. Jim Wexell has the preview of tonight's game.

It will one day be remembered as the NFL's great rivalry of the early 2000s, but the most iconic faces of this storied series will sit this one out. Tonight, the 6-3 Pittsburgh Steelers will host the 7-2 Baltimore Ravens without Ben Roethlisberger and Troy Polamalu. The Ravens will be without Ray Lewis. Yet, it remains an emotional and key game that will go a long way in deciding this year's AFC... Recommended Stories