1989 Steelers 0 at Oilers 27

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05-18-2022, 07:44 AM

1989 Steelers 0 at Oilers 27

This is as ugly as it gets. Warren Moon throws 3 TD passes in the 1st half (2 short TDs to Alonzo Highsmith and a 51-yd bomb to a wide open Curtis Duncan) and Houston's defense limits the Steelers to just 132 total yds as the Oilers record their first shutout since 1980 (which ironically also came against the Steelers). Todd Blackledge, subbing for injured Bubby Brister, leads Pittsburgh to a paltry 22 yds in the first half and Pittsburgh manages just 42 total yds by the start of the 4th quarter. The Steelers have a chance to avoid the shutout late in the 4th quarter at the Oiler 5 but turn it over on downs.

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