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The Immaculate Reception


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The Immaculate Reception
Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders
1972 AFC Divisional Playoff
December 23rd, 1972
Three Rivers Stadium

The 1972 Divisional Playoff game with the Oakland Raiders
produced the single most exciting and memorial play in NFL history. The Immaculate Reception not only helped in defeating the Raiders on that day in December of 1972, it changed an entire city into Champions. The Steelers went on to become the Team of the Decade, where the Raiders went on to only finish second in most cases to the Steelers.

Down Yards to Go Ball on Quarter/ Time Left Score
4th 10 Steelers 40 4th / 00:22 seconds Oak 7 Pitts 6

"Bradshaw back and looking, looking for someone to throw too....
fires it down field... it's caught out the air!!!"

Listen to an audio clip here
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audio clip features Bob Costas describing the play with the radio call as well.
video clip at bottom of page

Listen to the NFL FILMS version of the

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Did you know?
Prior to this 1972 Divisional Playoff game with the Raiders, the Steelers had won "nothing" The Steelers were not a very good franchise.
Since this 1972 Playoff... well, I'll let you be the judge.

Super Bowl Championships

IX, X, XIII, XIV [appeared XXX]
AFC Championships
1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1995

AFC Central Division Championships
1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978,
 1979,1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001

things that make you go hmmm!