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SteelersGab Number 9 on Our List of the Biggest Steelers Catches of All-Time

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We all know that the Steelers have a rich tradition of big plays over the course of their history.  From six Super Bowls to countless playoff games to huge wins, the Steelers are the most celebrated NFL team in history for a number of reasons.  Today we continue our countdown of the “Top 10 Catches in Steelers History”.  Today, we throw out Number 9.  Be back tomorrow for Number 8:

Number 9: December 16th 2001 – Bobby Shaw Clinches the AFC Central Division Title with a 90-yard TD vs the Ravens

In another classic battle vs the Ravens, the Steelers, then led by QB Kordell Stewart, were in a battle trying to stay atop the AFC Central and holding off Baltimore at the same time. In a back and forth affair, the Steelers were having great success going after the usually tough Ravens secondary. After a punt in the fourth quarter put the Steelers deep in their own territory, the Steelers looked for the clinching blow, and Stewart found it. Little known Bobby Shaw ran down a seam in the Ravens secondary, and Stewart delivered a perfect pass that ended 90 yards later with Shaw in the end zone, and the Steelers with another AFC Central title.

Click HERE for Number 10 on the List

Matt Loede has been in the sports media for over 16 years, with experience covering the MLB, NBA, and NFL. On Sunday’s during football season, you can hear Matt on national networks like Fox Sports Radio, Associated Press, and others. Born and raised in Cleveland Ohio, Matt studies and talks football inside and out, and is anxious to share his thoughts and comments with readers on a daily basis.

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  1. Sean Eckenrod

    March 29, 2009 at 11:58 am

    I had forgotten about Booby Shaw! An up and coming player that ended up signing a way to huge deal with the Jaguars right?

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