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1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10 - mcmillenandwife - 07-14-2017

1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10

In spite of a rocky start, this is the game when I knew for sure the Steelers had what it took to get to the Super Bowl. Joined in progress with 2:28 remaining in 1st quarter and the Steelers leading 7-0 courtesy of an O'Donnell to Mills pass. O'Donnell struggles early, throwing a horrible pass at the goal line that is tipped and intercepted for an easy 1-yd Raider score. A few plays later, O'Donnell throws a "Garo Yepremian-esque" interception at midfield for another apparent TD. Fortunately for the Steelers, a blind ref rules O'Donnell in the grasp, the TD is overturned and the Steelers retain possession. Neil eventually composes himself and from that point on, the Steelers OWN the Raiders. A great Greg Lloyd INT at midfield with 0:30 left in the half sets up a TD pass to Mills (keyed by a long reception by Kordell) giving the Steelers a commanding 20-7 lead at halftime. Erric Pegram plays a great game with 122 yds on 26 carries. 



RE: 1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10 - thespiritof1976 - 07-15-2017

(07-14-2017, 03:57 PM)mcmillenandwife Wrote: 1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10

In spite of a rocky start, this is the game when I knew for sure the Steelers had what it took to get to the Super Bowl. Joined in progress with 2:28 remaining in 1st quarter and the Steelers leading 7-0 courtesy of an O'Donnell to Mills pass. O'Donnell struggles early, throwing a horrible pass at the goal line that is tipped and intercepted for an easy 1-yd Raider score. A few plays later, O'Donnell throws a "Garo Yepremian-esque" interception at midfield for another apparent TD. Fortunately for the Steelers, a blind ref rules O'Donnell in the grasp, the TD is overturned and the Steelers retain possession. Neil eventually composes himself and from that point on, the Steelers OWN the Raiders. A great Greg Lloyd INT at midfield with 0:30 left in the half sets up a TD pass to Mills (keyed by a long reception by Kordell) giving the Steelers a commanding 20-7 lead at halftime. Erric Pegram plays a great game with 122 yds on 26 carries. 

At least Neil O'Donnell didn't have "baby hair" his entire life, lol....

Garo used to say that he went to "Bald State".


RE: 1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10 - Garrett Garlits - 08-03-2017

After this game, we have highlights from SportsCenter and NFL Prime Time, plus a report from Inside Edition on the murder of Ray Seals' cousin, Jonny Gammage. If the man seen at the end of the piece is familiar to you, he should be; it's none other than Don Criqui, who co-hosted the weekend edition of the show for a time in the mid-nineties.


RE: 1995 Steelers 29 at Raiders 10 - danderson400 - 08-09-2018

When the game got to 29-10, NBC switched many markets to the Seattle at Denver game.