1990 Steelers 3 at Browns 13
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01-26-2020, 08:19 AM

1990 Steelers 3 at Browns 13

The overly-complicated Joe Walton era at offensive coordinator begins with a whimper. Pittsburgh's offense is confused and ineffectual from the outset, as their only scoring drive of the game -- set up when Hardy Nickerson forces a Kosar fumble, recovered at the Cleveland 1-yd line by Aaron Jones -- covers just 1 yard (backwards) in 4 tries, resulting in a chip-shot FG. Meanwhile, Pittsburgh's offense proves to be a bigger scoring threat for Cleveland, giving the Browns their only TD of the game on 30-yd TD return of a Hoge fumble and setting up a short Cleveland FG after a Brister INT is returned to the Steeler 9. Pittsburgh's defense, on the other hand, plays an outstanding game, allowing just 3 offensive points (forcing a FG at the end of a remarkable 19-play drive), allowing just 158 total yds (80 rushing, 78 passing) and sacking Kosar 7 times. In the end, it's not enough to overcome an offense that allows Michael Dean Perry to spend more time in the Pittsburgh backfield than Merril Hoge. 
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03-13-2020, 05:01 PM

A heads-up: Anderson's field goal is missing from the tape. The tape cuts off at the two-minute warning with the Steelers facing third and goal and resumes with their kickoff to the Browns following the field goal.

The tape is also missing about two and a half minutes of the third quarter. Don Criqui says that there's 5:38 remaining in the period just before a break, and when the tape caomes back, there's just a little over three minutes to play. No scoring is missed.
(This post was last modified: 03-14-2020, 05:12 PM by Garrett Garlits.)
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