Steelers survive Crowbar Bowl II

Roethlisberger's pain threshold symbolic of what was needed to avenge loss to Ravens

Originally Published: December 5, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

BALTIMORE -- Mike Tomlin stood outside the visitors locker room at M&T Bank Stadium as two Baltimore cops smushed a Pittsburgh Steelers fan's face against a white cinder block wall. The fan, wearing a LaMarr Woodley jersey, began screaming in pain as the cops pulled his arms behind his back and began to lead him away.

"Be cool, buddy," said the Steelers coach.

"Tomlin," said the man between screams, "I love you, baby!"

Only minutes removed from the Steelers' crucial 13-10 ...

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