3 bold predictions for the Ravens vs. Steelers Week 5 Matchup

The Ravens and Steelers rivalry adds a new chapter this Sunday in Pittsburgh.

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2. The Ravens Defense holds the Steelers to less than 200 total yards

Similarly to their defense, the Steelers offense has had its fair share of struggles through the first four weeks. They have the 4th worst rushing attack in football, garnering just 315 rushing yards on just 3.6 yards per carry. Their passing offense has struggled as well, sitting in the bottom 10 in total passing yards. Not to mention the completion percentage and passer rating both being bottom 5 in the league so far.

These offensive struggles present a tough task for the Steelers, who are facing one of the top defenses in football. The Ravens have been stellar defensively this season, especially when playing on the road.

They've allowed the 3rd-lowest total yards per game and passing yards per game, 7th-lowest rushing yards per game, and are tied for the 3rd-lowest opposing points per game. Not to mention they rank 1st in opposing yards per game when playing on the road this season.

They also are set to have star cornerback Marlon Humphrey back this weekend which is a major addition to an already strong secondary.

I think the Ravens are once again going to make a statement defensively, virtually shutting down the Steelers' offense.

Steelers fans have been calling for a new offensive coordinator to replace Matt Canada this season, and I don't think those requests will stop after this week.