'89 Steelers Give Chuck Noll a Final Playoff Hurrah, Defeat Oilers in OT 26-23

12/31/09 in NFL   |   hombresdeaceroBA   |   2 respect

When the Steelers qualified for the 1989 playoffs after starting the season by losing their first two games by a score of 92-10, Bubby Brister promised to "shock the world."

Their unlikely playoff run brought them to the Houston Astrodome, then known as "The House of Pain."

The Steelers played one for the ages, giving Steelers Nation a game with dramatic special teams plays, bold calls, bit hits, and one gutzy come back.

Click on the link above to relive the day when Merril Hoge, Rod Woodson, Bubby Brister and the rest of the 1989 Steelers gave Chuck Noll one final playoff hurrah.

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