The Rivalry: Wallace responds to Webb

All week, the AFC North blog will feature matchups, trends and news leading up to the biggest rivalry in the NFL -- Ravens at Steelers on Sunday night.

Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb created a stir when he said that Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was better than Mike Wallace.

Wallace's response was: "Who is that guy?"

"I mean, I heard of him, but at the end of the day, he can't check me, so it is what it is," Wallace said, via The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. "That's got to be somebody who really matters to motivate me; he really don't."

Webb, a 2009 third-round draft pick, leads the Ravens in passes broken up (eight) and ranks second in tackles. He is in his first season as a full-time starter.

On Wednesday, Webb said Brown is better than Wallace "in all aspects of the game."

The Ravens have contained Wallace in five games against him. He had his best game against Baltimore in the season opener, catching eight passes for 107 yards. But the Ravens have kept Wallace out of the end zone and have allowed him to catch two passes over 25 yards.