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[News] Which Defense Is Older: Steelers or Ravens?

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The Steelers and Ravens both have aging stars on defense, but which one is truly older?

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Does it really matter? Steelers are no. 1 ranked defense and we are in the bottom 10. These articles about Steelers are sometimes so boring and we have to stop being over obsessive about beating Steelers and start focusing on winning SB. Not the other way around.
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Age can be a factor, but really who cares how old anyone is if the coach feels they are the best player available. Older age can also be an advantage instead of a handicap.

So having said that....stomp these old guys in yellow and black into the ground Ravens!

GO RAVENS!
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The squeelers defense is #1 because they havent seen Joe Flacco and Ray Rice yet! "Numbers dont Lie" but they will "Crumble" Sunday Night! The mistakes the Ravens made against the texans will benefit them in this game and the rest of the season! 8-2!
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Pundits make too big a deal out of the age of a defense, or team in general. Now that we have all these young guys in there, was this supposed to be better or something? Oh lookie there, we have a young defense and it just so happens to be the worst one in team history. I'll take the 'old' defense any day of the week.
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regardless of their ages....both teams have to buckle up their chin straps and get on the field. the Ravens need to go in there and handle their own business and get out of Heinz Field with the "W" and a 8-2 record...by any means necessary!

~Mili
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@cushrinada1986

"But even if he [Ray Lewis] were starting in place of Ellerbe, that would only bump the Ravens' average age to 29, still a year and a half younger than Pittsburgh."
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Age is not really too much of a detriment unless you factor in major injuries over a long career, especially in intensified physical positions like defense where you are in brutal plays for the majority of the game.

In the words of Ray himself,[i]"16 years+, Different Level of Wisdom, Different Level of Understandment.." [/i]
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haha - what defense? - we are adopting a new offense and will get better hopefully if they remain consistent but the ravens cant even stop the run - they have had troubles with that this year - this is something the ravens were always good at doing but this year they just are not able to stop the run - as long as the offense can put up enough points to win the game that is all that matters
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Posted · Hidden by Grapple Raven, November 18, 2012 - Too many caps · Report post

found out steelers are wearing those JAIL CELL JERSEYS! LETS GO MAKE THEM LOOK WORSE THAN THEY ALREADY DO
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ravenous - the ravens also have an aging defense but the fact is that the steelers are ranked higher in total defense than the ravens - i think the ravens are ranked like 27th or 28th in total defense - however they cannot stop the run either and they have proven that week after week throughout the season
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[quote name='ravens4life35' timestamp='1353214766' post='1221167']
ravenous - the ravens also have an aging defense but the fact is that the steelers are ranked higher in total defense than the ravens - i think the ravens are ranked like 27th or 28th in total defense - however they cannot stop the run either and they have proven that week after week throughout the season
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We're also #1 in the redzone, [i][b]where it counts.[/b][/i] The browns didn't score a single TD against us two weeks ago and the Raiders only made two big plays and one of those was due to a missed tackle from a hurting Reed.

If the Steelers think they are going to ground and pound to try and score they'll end up like Cleveland.
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Old young to me really do not really matter. when you are older you are suppose to be wise to the game. When you are younger you are suppose to have speed but not experience come on man we need both for any team playing in the NFL Just my opinion.
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Both is good, I guess we've got a good balance of old and young, just like Pitt. But, let's show them for one day, our Defense can be as strong or stronger than theirs!
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I'm glad to finally answer the "whose" older question, but when it comes down to it age really doesn't matter. If you can perform at a high level, then you get on the field. That "old" Steeler group is still the top defense in the league. When we beat them tonight, it won't be because of their age.
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I think I watched 1 winning Drive 20 times, the last time the Ravens were in squeeltown! It keeps me "Calm"! Lol! Rockin my Black #52 Today! "Im Up, Im Up, Im Up, Im Up, Im Up"!
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What are the squeelers gonna do when byron goes down? Ngahta, Kemo, "Sizzle", Cody and Krueger are coming! Spread out the rest of the Flock and watch the "Swarm"!
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Imagine if Pernell McPhee, Haloti Ngata, and Ed Reed were healthy and we still had Webb. We would crush them!

I wish this game was at 1pm, I am too wound up to wait for the late game.
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Honestly the steelers don't look like the number one defense to me I think the texans and bears have a much better defense even the seahawks secondary is better. if we can stop the injuries maybe we can start progressing more.
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no offense to Pollard but he's rough looking for 27 I guess thats a product of smacking people down for a living
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