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1970s Rivalry: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Oakland Raiders (Part 2)
Episode 3320th July 2021 • Yesterday's Sports • Sports History Network
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EPISODE SUMMARY

After playing that historic game in Pittsburgh in December 1972, the Raiders didn’t have to wait too long to try and even things up. On November 11, 1973, they played the Steelers again, this time at home. But they lost once again, 17–9, as Daryle Lamonica threw four interceptions to seal the defeat.

The two teams met again in the playoffs on December 22, 1973, in Oakland. This time the Raiders got revenge, winning easily 33–14. Oakland gained 232 yards rushing against ‘The Steel Curtain’ defense. Pittsburgh rushed for only 65 yards.......

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Host Mark Morthier grew up in New Jersey just across the river from New York City during the 1970s, a great time for sports in the area. He relives great moments from this time and beyond, focusing on football, baseball, basketball, and boxing. You may even see a little Olympic Weightlifting in the mix, as Mark competed for eight years. See Mark's book below.

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