December 23, 1972, Watch ‘the NFL’s Immaculate Reception’
Here's a piece of history for you football fans. Let's take a look back at a classic play from 43 years ago.
It was the day before Christmas Eve. A big game was being played on Saturday December 23, 1972.
The Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Oakland Raiders 13-7 in an NFL playoff game on a last-second play that was dubbed the "Immaculate Reception."
Pittsburgh's Franco Harris caught a deflected pass and ran it in for the winning touchdown.
Let's watch that play: