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Classic Game of the Week!
1978 Steelers 20 vs Saints 14

Terry Bradshaw vs. Archie Manning

The Saints play their hearts out in a very entertaining game which probably should've been much higher scoring for both teams. Terry Bradshaw (16 of 23, 200 yds, 2 TDs) and Archie Manning (22 of 32 for 344 yards, 1 TD) are both outstanding. The Steelers play very well offensively when they're on the field, but the Saints are able to capitalize on turnovers and drive-extending penalities to keep the Steeler offense on the bench for much of the afternoon. Amazingly, the Steelers have only 3 possessions in the entire first half.

Despite dominating time of possession, the Saints find points tough to come by. Jack Lambert ends one promising drive with a leaping INT at the Steeler 17. Then with just 12 seconds left in the half and the Saints poised to take a 14-3 lead at the Steeler 5-yard line, great coverage by Mel Blount forces a HUGE sack/fumble of Archie Manning (who has a jailbreak of 6 Steeler defenders coverging on him) and Joe Greene recovers to end the threat and the half.

Amusingly after halftime, an open mic captures announcer Don Criqui asking, "We're going to do this off camera?" Pause. "Yeah, good, good. The reason I ask, I have my tie off, my coat off... my pants off." LOL. Wonder what Hank Stram thought of that? :)

The 3rd quarter begins with Bradshaw engineering a textbook 12-play 77-yard TD drive highlighted by a pair of great Lynn Swann catches (the first a leaping grab for 22 yards on 4th & 4, the second a tipped ball in tight double coverage for the TD) and Gerela later adds a FG for a 13-7 lead. But early in the 4th quarter, a red-hot Manning brings the Saints storming down the field on an 80-yard drive to retake the lead.

With time running short, Bradshaw cooly rallies the troops and caps a brilliant 8-play drive with a 3rd down swing pass to Rocky Bleier for the 24-yard winning TD (surprisingly, the first regular season TD reception of Rocky's career) in the final 2 minutes to preserve a Steelers victory.

A very entertaining game featuring all the old commercials, complete halftime show and a postgame interview with Bradshaw including highlights from around the league.

>>> Watch It Now! <<<

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"My Fight with Jack Lambert"
An entertaining first-hand account of a rookie tight end's encounter with the legendary Hall of Fame LB


Special Feature
Pittsburgh Steelers
"I drilled him!"
"Lambert didn't see me coming until the last instant. He tried to square up but couldn't, and I drilled him -- just floored him. The play went for a score, and he got up cussing and yelling with the wildest eyes I've ever seen!" More...
Article by Mark Dufresne

I was a failed Steeler draft choice as a tight end coming out of Nebraska in 1978 (7th round, selected 187th overall), but during my brief stint with the team, I experienced a couple of memorable Jack Lambert moments first hand that I thought your readers would enjoy.

Lambert was as intimidating in camp as he was in games... maybe even more so. Nobody messed with Jack. NOBODY. His respect was solid within the team. He was his own man and was not into political correctness in the slightest because I believe his heart was pure and he was comfortable within himself. At our first team lunch with the vets in camp, we had to stand up and introduce ourselves -- rookies and star veterans alike -- and tell what school we played for. When it came his turn, Jack stood up on his chair and shouted like a Marine drill sergeant, "I'm Jack Lambert, I'm from Grambling and if you don't like it, you can kiss my skinny white a$$!" He sat back down without even a trace of a smile and the place just went nuts, howling and laughing. Grambling is, of course, a predominantly "black" state university in Louisiana...

>>> Read the Rest <<<    




What If the Steelers Had Drafted Marino in '83?

Given enough time, nearly any discussion of the Steelers will eventually turn to the greatest "what if" in the annals of Pittsburgh sports: What if the Steelers had drafted Dan Marino? Oddly enough, this subject came up during a conversation about the 1990 Steelers' 35-0 victory over the Browns. One thing led to another, and... well, Marino, of course. :)
"In my hypothetical, the Steelers draft Dan Marino in the 1983 NFL Draft and the Steelers go to the Super Bowl at least four, maybe five times between 1983 through 1999." ~ Matthew Simon
Seems legit. Personally, I think Marino would've been good for one, maybe two more Lombardi's in Pittsburgh. What are your thoughts?
>>> Add your comments...    





Random pic of Jack Lambert kicking @$$... just because.





Watch 70's Steelers Games on MP4
Go ahead, get stuck in the '70s! We've been converting our extensive library of classic Steelers games (as they were originally broadcast by the networks) from VHS to digital. Now you can relive these fantastic gridiron battles right here! Games that are ready to watch will have a green light next to them on the list. If you don't see a green light, the game isn't there yet (but wil be coming soon). More...
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Let your voice be heard on our fan message board! Connect with other fans, share your thoughts on the Steelers or weigh in on about just about any other topic you find of interest. More...



Short Clip of the Week


Why Roger Staubach Retired in 1979...

Watch as L.C. Greenwood knocks Staubach out cold in the 4th quarter with an absolutely VICIOUS hit! Jolly Roger is scrambling around, trying to make something happen, and L.C. just UNLOADS on Staubach with a brutal helmet-to-helmet collision. It's not a cheap shot; Roger is under tremendous pressure, trying to scramble out of the grasp of Banaszak and Dunn and spins head first into the oncoming Greenwood, who just blows him up, sending the ball flying one way and Roger's consciousness the other. Staubach is out cold for several minutes on the field and spends the rest of the game on the sidelines, pondering retirement (or maybe just trying to remember his name).
>>> Watch the complete game...      





Technically speaking, just about everything here is new right now due to the site remodel (even though this site has been here for 20 years). As we add new classic games and other features, we'll note it here so you can easily find what's new on the site.

No-Frills Game List - Updated 6/19/18:
If you'd rather view a simple, no-frills list of my collection of Steelers games, click here.

Uploaded 6/19/18:
  1985 Steelers 7 at Browns 17 MNF
  2010 Steelers 41 at Browns 9

Uploaded 6/18/18:
  1991 Steelers 26 vs Oilers 14
  1991 Steelers 17 vs Bengals 10

Uploaded 6/13/18:
  1985 Steelers 45 vs Colts 3
  2009 Steelers 27 vs Browns 14

Uploaded 6/11/18:
  1991 Steelers 33 at Bengals 27 OT
  2009 Steelers 14 at Bears 17

Uploaded 6/10/18:
  1991 Steelers 14 vs Redskins 41
  2009 Steelers 13 vs Titans 10 Overtime TNF

Uploaded 6/8/18:
  1985 Steelers 10 vs Browns 9 - Upgrade!
  1991 Steelers 13 at Broncos 20 SNF

Uploaded 6/2/18:
  1991 Steelers 7 vs Seahawks 27
  1991 Steelers 14 at Browns 17

Uploaded 6/1/18:
  1984 AFC Championship Steelers 28 at Dolphins 45
  1991 Steelers 20 vs Giants 23 MNF
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Draft Class of 2018
RDSEL #PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
1
28
Terrell Edmunds
S
Virginia Tech
2
60
James Washington
WR
Oklahoma St.
3
76
Mason Rudolph
QB
Oklahoma St.
3
92
Chuks Okorafor
OT
Western Michigan
5
148
Marcus Allen
S
Penn State
5
165
Jaylen Samuels
RB
N.C. State
7
246
Joshua Frazier
DT
Alabama

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* Prayers for Ryan Shazier *
Our first prayer is that Ryan Shazier makes a full recovery that allows him to lead a normal, full and happy life; that he'll be able to walk and run and play with his children. Thankfully, he continues to improve and appears to be on that path, although playing football again may or may not be in his future. Spinal stabilization surgery means he won't return to football this season, but it doesn't necessarily rule out football in his future. We continue to pray for Ryan, his family and his continued improvement.





While I was glad to see the Steelers do the right thing this week by standing respectfully during the National Anthem, the Ravens chose to disgrace themselves by taking a knee for a phony "prayer" prior to the Anthem, for which they were lustily booed by their home crowd. Meanwhile, players on other NFL teams continue to disrespect the flag.

Roger Goodell could easily put an end to this nonsense. But presumably for the sake of political correctness...
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A Life Truly Well Lived


Comments by dbsfgyd1
"He was the first Steeler I met. It was the spring of 1964. The local YMCA had a 'Night With the Steelers' son and dads program. I became a fan during the 1963 season as the Steelers finally put together a championship caliber team, but fell short in a semi playoff game against the NY Giants. I was thinking I'd be meeting guys the likes of John Henry Johnson, Gary Bauman, Big Daddy Lipscomb. The thing was, the only Steeler that showed up was this skinny guy with a movie projector in one arm, and a film can in the other. It was the NFL highlight film of the 1963 season. Funny looking back on it, as thoroughly disappointed I was not so see any 'real' football players that night, little did I know, and how unimpressed I was to meet the second most important man in the history of the Steelers; a keen business man, the one who molded the most successful team in the history of professional sports, the key driver of turning this team and others into billion dollar enterprises, selected to represent all of all of us Americans as an ambassador, Mr. Dan Rooney. RIP. A life truly well lived."
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2017 Steelers Schedule
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Sep 10 at Browns 21-18 W
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Nov 05BYE------
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Mac & Wife

Beauty and the Beast,
Renee and Tim McMillen :)


With Eric at Heinz Field, 2016


With Craig at Heinz Field, 2005


With our grandson, Paxton


The Steelers are 34-3 when I attend the game and the kids are a perfect 13-0.


Lovely Renee gettin' ready for gameday!


Dilly, Dilly!



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