45 years ago, on December 23, 1972, the Oakland Raiders played the Pittsburgh Steelers in a divisional round playoff game still being talked about because of Franco Harris' improbable reception on 4th and 10 with 22 seconds to go.
For the Ric Flair reference, see this video.
A few thoughts on the Redskins/Steelers matchup from Friday: It’s preseason game 1. It’s preseason game 1 after a long arduous NFL lockout. Things I was looking for: The Redskins starters to be competitive against the Steelers starters. How would the Redskins 2nd, 3rd, and 4th teams look (how much depth)? That said, let’s break down the game by quarters.