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Classic Video Rewind: Steelers host the Saints in a 1978 matchup at Three Rivers

A look back at a classic Steelers-Saints matchup from Week 10 in 1978 as the Steelers at 8-1 at the time host the Saints with Archie Manning. This is the last 8 min of the game with the Saints ahead at the time 14-13.

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. mark

    October 28, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    That was fun to watch. One observation I had was Archie Manning and the Saint offense, with over a minute to play, never really tried to get the ball deep or to the endzone. They literally let the time run out on them! You would never see that in today’s game, right? Once a team breaks midfield, they would certainly try 1 or 2 plays deep. Even the last 2 plays in this game were basically intermediate pass plays that had NO shot of scoring. Oh, and one more thing;How inconsistent was Roy Gerela?? He missed so many kicks in games and Super Bowls it is a wonder he was with that dynasty as long as he was. Gerela would never had lasted in todays NFL.

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