The Three Spirits of Yancey Thigpen Work a Christmas Miracle in Pittsburgh

Posted: 20th December 2009 by Joseph Sirimarco in NFL
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The Three Spirits of Yancey Thigpen worked a Christmas miracle at Heinz Field this week in the Steelers win over Green Bay.á

For those of you who may not remember (and even for those of you who do), in the last game of the 1995 season, the Steelers went to Green Bay with an NFC playoff spot on the line for the Packers, while the Steelers had already clinched an AFC playoff spot.á

With the Packers leading 24-19 in the late stages of the fourth quarter, the Steelers took possession of the ball and drove to inside the Packers 10-yard line.á With one last shot to win the game, Steelers quarterback Neil O'Donnell lofted a soft pass to Yancey Thigpen, who was all alone in the corner of the end zone.á If Yancey catches the pass, the Steelers enter the playoffs on a nine-ga ...

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