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Classic Rewind: Raiders Top Steelers in 1980 MNF Matchup

There was a time when the rivalry between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Oakland Raiders was the most competitive in the NFL.

When these titans met on the gridiron, there was no question it was going to be a battle and often with a lot on the line.

Between 1972 and 1983, the Steelers and Raiders met in the playoffs six times, including three straight times in the AFC Championship Game. The winner of each of those three games (Pittsburgh in 1974 and 1975 and Oakland in 1976) went on to win the Super Bowl.

With classic moments including the Immaculate Reception by Franco Harris and a big hit on Lynn Swann by George Atkinson that resulted in a lawsuit, the Steelers and Raiders did not like each other and were ready for a war whenever they met on the field.

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