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Raiders-Steelers ‘Immaculate Reception’ Revisited

This Sunday, October 27th, the Steelers play the Raiders in Oakland, rekindling a rivalry that during the 1970s amounted to a blood war that brought suffering to both sides.


Franco Harris #32 of the Pittsburgh Steelers sits on the sideline during a 1983 NFL season game. (Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: 40 Years Later, Coach Still Questions Immaculate Reception

Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most memorable and controversial plays in NFL history. The “Immaculate Reception” occurred in the AFL divisional playoff game between the Raiders and Steelers with 22 seconds remaining and the Raiders leading 7-6.