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December 27, 1975 • Three Rivers Stadium • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania • NBC-TV • 1:00 p.m. EST
AFC #3 Baltimore Colts 1975 AFC Divisional Playoffs AFC #1 Pittsburgh Steelers
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Team 1 2 3 4 Totals
Colts 0 7 3 0 10
Steelers 7 0 7 14 28
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet leftface 28


The 1975 AFC Divisional Playoff Game was an American football game played on December 27, 1975 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania following the 1975 regular season.

The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Baltimore Colts, 28-10, to advance to their second straight AFC Championship Game, their third in four seasons.

Game InfoEdit

Game Info
Roof outdoors
Surface Tartan Turf
Weather 32 degrees, relative humidity 72%, wind 12 mph, wind chill 22 degrees
Vegas Line Pittsburgh Steelers -10.5

BackgroundEdit

Baltimore ColtsEdit

Pittsburgh SteelersEdit

BroadcastingEdit

TelevisionEdit

Network Play-by-play Color commentator
NBC Jim Simpson John Brodie and Don Meredith

RadioEdit

National RadioEdit

Network Play-by-play Color commentator
Mutual Radio

Local RadioEdit

Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator
WCBM–AM 680 (Baltimore)
WTAE–AM 1250/WTAE–FM 96.1 (Pittsburgh) Jack Fleming Myron Cope

Game summaryEdit

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Box scoreEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 0 7 3 0 10
Steelers 7 0 7 14 28




Scoring summaryEdit

Quarter Time Team Drive Scoring Information Score
Length Plays Time BAL PIT
1 PIT TD: Franco Harris 8 yard run (Roy Gerela kick) 0 7
3 PIT TD: Rocky Bleier 7 yard run (Roy Gerela kick) 10 14
4 PIT TD: Terry Bradshaw 2 yard run (Roy Gerela kick) 10 21
4 PIT TD: Andy Russell 93 yard fumble return (Roy Gerela kick) 10 28

StatsEdit

Stats Baltimore Colts Pittsburgh Steelers
First Downs 16
Rush-Yds-TDs 43-211-3
Cmp-Att-Yd-TD-INT 8-13-103-0-2
Sacked-Yards 3-27
Net Pass Yards 76
Total Yards 287
Fumbles-Lost 3-3
Turnovers 5
Penalties-Yards 5-45

Passing, Rushing & ReceivingEdit

PassingEdit

RushingEdit

ReceivingEdit

DefenseEdit

Def InterceptionsEdit

TacklesEdit

FumblesEdit

Kick/Punt ReturnsEdit

Kickoff ReturnsEdit

Punt ReturnsEdit

Kicking & PuntingEdit

ScoringEdit

PuntingEdit

Starting lineupsEdit

Baltimore Position Pittsburgh
OFFENSE
WR
LT
LG
C
RG
RT
TE
WR
QB
FB
RB
DEFENSE
LE
LDT
RDT
RE
LOLB
MLB
ROLB
LCB
RCB
SS
FS

CoachesEdit

Head Coach
Baltimore Pittsburgh
Chuck Noll
Assistant Coaches
Baltimore Pittsburgh
Bud Carson (Defensive Coordinator)

Dick Hoak (Offensive Backs)
George Perles (Defensive Line)
Dan Radakovich (Offensive Line)
Lionel Taylor (Receivers)
Woody Widenhofer (Linebackers)

OfficialsEdit

  • Umpire:
  • Head Linesman:
  • Line Judge:
  • Back Judge:
  • Field Judge:
  • Alternate:
  • Time of Game: Attendance: 49,557

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

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