Any game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers is worth a mention.
Whenever the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles get together, classic moments happen. You’d think that, after the 70s and thinking about Pittsburgh’s six Vince Lombardi Trophies and their 18 Pro Football Hall of Famers that the head-to-head matchups between these two proud franchises would be heavily tilted in the Steelers’ favor. The “Birds” actually hold a 48–28–3 advantage in the series though.
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Prior to the AFL and NFL merger, they met once in the postseason. That one went to Philly in a 21–0 Eagles 1947 Eastern Division playoff victory.
During their more recent encounters, fans of both teams have seen the Steelers end the Eagles undefeated stretch during their march to the Super Bowl at the end of the 2004-2005 season, Brian Dawkins literally soaring to strip Ben Roethlisberger of the football (and recover the ball himself), and the Eagles’ 34-3 drubbing of their in-state rivals in 2016.
These two meet at Heinz Field on October 11th. If you’re a “Birds” fan, another blowout win would be very satisfactory, but this one figures to be a little more tightly contested.