1996 Steelers 17 at Chiefs 7 MNF

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12-09-2017, 03:40 PM

1996 Steelers 17 at Chiefs 7 MNF

Mike Tomczak shines in one of his finest performances, hitting 20 of 32 for 338 yds, showing remarkable poise in the pocket and coming up big with on-target throws on 3rd down. Bettis powers for 103 yds and a TD on 27 carries and Pittsburgh moves the ball well all night, piling up 436 yds. But the Steelers trail 7-6 after 3 drives inside the KC 5-yd line yield only 6 points on 2 Norm Johnson FG's (with a 3rd FG attempt being blocked). Pittsburgh finally takes a 14-7 lead with a minute left in the 3rd on a bruising 5-yd Bettis run around right end, capping a long drive keyed by a 45-yd T-zak lob to Charles Johnson. With 7 minutes left, the Steelers seem poised to put the game away until Bettis fumbles at the KC 16. The Chiefs begin a drive of their own, but Myron Bell forces a fumble near midfield (recovered by Lake) and Johnson kicks a 43-yd FG to seal it at 17-7. 
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06-24-2018, 12:51 AM

After the game, lots of footage from SportsCenter, including highlights and plenty of interviews from both the Steelers and the Chiefs. Steelers interviewed include Mike Tomczak, Brentson Buckner, Andre Hastings, and Bill Cowher, among others.

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