Sunday Oct 16, 1-4 Eagles @ 3-1-1 Steelers

The National Football League week five games will kick off with the 1-4 Eagles traveling to Pittsburgh to take on the 3-1-1 Steelers. Both these teams’ records are pretty much flipped from their actual record at this point in the season. Philly was 2-3 and the Steelers were 1-3-1. The Eagles have a long way to climb back into contention. Pittsburgh is just one game behind the division leading Browns.

~ 1st Quarter ~

Pittsburgh’s Mike Clark’s will kickoff … this one will be fielded on the Philadelphia goal line … Ollie Matson returns the kickoff 26 yards … to the Philadelphia 26 yard line. Ollie Matson gets the first carry of the ball game for Philly … hurdles a tackle at the line of scrimmage … and now he’s spilled … a pickup of 6 yards on the play … 2nd and 4. Ollie Matson running left … hits the line … nothing there … and he’s held to a 1 yard gain … Philadelphia is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 33. Norm Snead audibles … now he’s throwing down-field … Timmy Brown grabs it right out of the hands of a Steelers player … and he’s spilled at the Philadelphia 43 yard line … it’s 1st and 10 from the Philadelphia 43. Norm Snead drops into the pocket … a little screen to fullback Earl Gros at the Pittsburgh 49 … he surges ahead … and is finally brought down at the Pittsburgh 41 yard line … gain of 16 yards … a new set of downs … as its 1st and 10 from the Pittsburgh 41. Norm Snead turns to flip the ball out to half back Timmy Brown … Brown can’t get the handle and the ball hits the turf … Pittsburgh’s Chuck Hinton recovered the ball at the 42 of Pittsburgh.

George Izo is at the helm for the Steelers this afternoon. Izo hands off to Dick Hoak right up the gut for 3 yards and that’s it but we have flags being thrown already … Flagrant face mask called on the Eagles and that will tack on 15 more yards to the end of the play. Dick Hoak sifts his way passed the line of scrimmage … there’s lots of room ahead … but he’s brought down before he can get there … a gain of 8 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 2 from the Philadelphia 32 and the Steelers are threatening early in the contest. Willie Ashbury carries it … MET HEAD ON … and now lying behind the line of scrimmage … under a pile of Philadelphia linemen … that will be a loss of -1 yard … it’s now 3rd and 3 from the Philadelphia 33. Izo at the line look uncomfortable … three step drop and fires a miss guided missile out to John Hilton … incomplete. Here comes Mike Clark out to attempt the 40 yard field goal. From the 33 … the football will be spotted at the Philadelphia 40 yard line and the Steelers are looking at a 40 yard field goal attempt … … Mike Clark with the kick … … drifting … … drifting … NO GOOD … the wind got hold of it and pushed it off to the right.

Earl Gros carries the pigskin … passed the line of scrimmage … pivots inside … and now he’s tackled after a decent gain of 10 yards … its 1st and 10 from the Philadelphia 30. The Steelers are playing the run … Ollie Matson carries it … nothing there but Steelers … and he’s brought down behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -3 yards … it’s 2nd and 13 from the Philadelphia 27 yard line. Izzy Lang darts through the line like a flash … pickup of a quick 8 yards for the Eagles. Steelers showing blitz … Norm Snead with a seven step drop … good pocket for Snead … the Eagles front four pickup the Steelers blitz. Snead throws a strike to Pete Retzlaff … who comes back to the ball at the Philadelphia 43 … no room to run … and he’s tackled at the Philadelphia 47 yard line … a gain of 12 yards … it’s 1st and 10 from the Philadelphia 47. The Eagles are assessed a 10 yard penalty (Illegal Motion). It’s now 1st and 20 from the Philadelphia 37 yard line. Norm Snead in a hole … rolls outside and throws on the run deep down field to Ben Hawkins … over the shoulder catch at the 35 of Pittsburgh … 28 yard gain on the play. Norm Snead … getting flushed out of the pocket … and he’s sacked by Chuck Hinton … and that’s a loss of 11 yards … that loss sets up a 2nd and 21 from the Pittsburgh 46. Earl Gros runs straight ahead on a draw play … nowhere to go … and the Steelers plugged all the holes on that play … a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 20 from the Pittsburgh 45. Snead standing tall at the line taking a quick look over the Steelers secondary… big drop back by Snead looking to go long … over threw his indented target by ten yards … Eagle will punt. Philadelphia is set in punt formation … King Hill takes the snap … and gets the punt away … a 37 yarder. Roy Jefferson … calls for the fair catch … and Pittsburgh will start 1st and 10 from their own 8 yard line. Roy Jefferson … calls for the fair catch … and Pittsburgh will start 1st and 10 from their own 8 yard line … he had no chance for a return.

Willie Ashbury carries the football … swallowed up at the line … and the Eagles hold him to no gain … its 2nd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 8 yard line. Eagles shuffling at the line … Dick Hoak punches his way forward … spins off a hit … and now pulled down … that’s a small gain of 3 yards on the play … Pittsburgh is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 11. George Izo … throws to Gary Ballman … and it’s incomplete … … Gary Ballman almost made a miraculous catch … but it’s clear he trapped it against the turf … the Steelers now face a 4th and 7 and here comes the punting unit. Frank Lambert gets off a booming punt that travels 60 yards … Aaron Martin … calls for the fair catch … and Philadelphia will start 1st and 10 from their own 29 yard line with 3:02 left in the first.

Eagles try a draw play to the right … Earl Gros is crushed for a loss of one yard as the Steelers had a blitz on. Snead is sacked for a 2 yard loss … he had no chance to get that pass off. Norm Snead is running for the first down sticks and he won’t make it … just 4 yards on the scramble. Short punt by Hill and Jefferson calls for the fair catch at the 36 of Pittsburgh.

George Izo on first down … getting flushed out of the pocket … and he’s sacked by Dave Lloyd … and that’s a loss of 9 yards … that sack by Dave Lloyd makes it … 2nd and 19 from the Pittsburgh 27 yard line. Hand off to Dick Hoak … spins out of the grasp of linebacker Mike Morgan … dives forward for an 8 yard gain on the final play of quarter one.  

~ 2nd Quarter ~

Steelers are looking at 3rd and 11 … George Izo tosses a pass over the line … hooks up with Roy Jefferson at the Pittsburgh 43 and he’s driven to the turf … gain of 8 yards … 4th and 3 for the Steelers. The punt sails 43 yards to the 14 of Philly … fair catch called by Aaron Martin … flags fly … a Steelers player ran over Martin before he could make the fair catch … that will be a 15 yard penalty giving the Eagles a 1st and 10 at their 29. Timmy Brown carries the ball … feigns right … now left on a counter play … whipped down by his face mask!! Gain of 7 yards on the run … the officials missed the facemask and Brown is really upset. Quick toss to Brown going left … stiff arms the cornerback to the turf … good run for 10 yards and that will move the chains for Philly. Norm Snead takes the snap and drops back … throws to Pete Retzlaff and its batted away at the last second … 2nd and 10. Pittsburgh looking for a run as the free safety came down into the box … Snead hands off to Brown … turns sideways and slips through the hole somehow for a gain of 7. Third and 3 … fullback draw … Earl Gros … he was lucky to gain one yard on that draw … the Steelers just blasted him. The Eagles now face a 4th and 2 from the Pittsburgh 46. Short punt to the 14 … Brady Keys calls for the fair catch … and Pittsburgh will start 1st and 10 from their own 14 yard line.

George Izo barking out the signals … now takes the snap … screen to Dick Hoak … and it bounces a foot in front of him … incomplete … … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 14 yard line. Dick Hoak on a trap play … has a hole … avoids a hit and now he’s brought to the turf … that’s a gain of 7 yards … Pittsburgh is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 21. Steelers in man to man coverage looking for the quick pass … Dick Hoak end-run going left … big kick out block by the tight end … around the corner … AND INTO THE CLEAR … trying to out-run the last man … cut off and dragged to the turf … a gain of 37 yards … a new set of downs … as it’s 1st and 10 from the Philadelphia 42. Willie Ashbury carries it … off-tackle right side … met behind the line … but a good second effort gets him to the line of scrimmage … no gain on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 10. Dick Hoak running left … hits the line … nothing there … and he’s held to a 1 yard gain … it’s now 3rd and 9 from the Philadelphia 41. George Izo getting flushed out of the pocket … and he’s sacked by Fred Whittingham and that’s a loss of 4 yards … Philadelphia’s relentless pressure forces a 4th and 13 from the Philadelphia 45 and another punt by the Steelers. Pittsburgh is in punt formation … Frank Lambert is set to punt it away … the snap is way over his head and its rolling toward the Pittsburgh end zone … Amos Bullocks for Pitt covers up the bad snap 21 yards behind the line of scrimmage … Pittsburgh turns the football over at their 34 yard line.

Short field for Snead and the Eagles. Earl Gros quickly over the line of scrimmage … leaps a tackle but loses his footing and is hauled down … a pickup of 8 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 2 from the Pittsburgh 26. Timmy Brown … big hole on the left side … he looks like he was shot out of a cannon … now he’s blind-sided and dropped to the turf … 16 yards on the run … it’s now 1st and goal from the Pittsburgh 10 with 6:30 left until the half. Pittsburgh has five up on the line … Timmy Brown has the ball … tripped up and brought down … that’s a loss of -2 yards … it’s now 2nd and goal from the Pittsburgh 12. Norm Snead looking to throw a quick slant … the pocket just fell apart … sacked by Ken Kortas … and that’s a loss of 4 yards … it’s now 3rd and goal from the Pittsburgh 16. Norm Snead stays in the pocket … flares it out to the left … caught by Timmy Brown … and he’s hit and downed at the Pittsburgh 9 yard line … that’s a small gain of 7 yards … it’s now 4th and goal from the Pittsburgh 9 and the Eagles are sending out their kicker. Sam Baker from the 9 … the football will be spotted at the Pittsburgh 16 yard line and the Eagles are looking at a 16 yard field goal attempt … and Sam Baker’s field goal from 16 yards … IS IN THERE … IT’S GOOD !! … and that will give the Eagles the lead … it’s now 3-0 for Philadelphia. The Eagles kick it off and Sam Baker sends a high, high kick … and the Steelers will field it … about 4 yards into their end zone … Gary Ballman returns the kickoff 31 yards … to the Pittsburgh 27 yard line.

Roy Jefferson on an end around … barges his way passed the line of scrimmage and now his legs are cut-out from underneath him … a gain of 11 yards on the play … its 1st and 10 from the Pittsburgh 38. The Eagles shift their defensive line … Willie Ashbury carries the football … hit in the back-field … and driven to the turf … right at the line of scrimmage … no gain on the play … it’s 2nd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 38 yard line. Dick Hoak runs around the right side … side-steps a hit … and now he’s caught and flung out-of-bounds … that’s a pickup of 4 yards … Pittsburgh is looking at 3rd and 6 from their own 42. George Izo in the pocket … sacked by linebacker Harold Wells and that’s a loss of 5 yards … another punt by Pittsburgh. Frank Lambert’s punt is caught at the 23 of Philly by Aaron Martin … heading to the right side of the field … good blocking and he has a lane …. Martin at the 40 … the 50 … the 40 … past the 36 of Pittsburgh … still going … tackled from behind at the 20 of Pittsburgh … that’s a 57 yard punt return!

The two minute warning was just given to both teams and the Eagles have another golden opportunity to score some points. The way this ball game is going two field goals could win it. The Steelers are playing the run … Timmy Brown carries it … nothing there but Steelers … and he’s brought down behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -1 yard. Norm Snead with a quick pass to Pete Retzlaff … complete but no gain on the play. Norm Snead throws to Ben Hawkins … incomplete … good defensive play by the Steelers defender to break that one up … 4th and 11 and here comes Sam Baker. From the 21 … the football will be spotted at the Pittsburgh 28 yard line and the Eagles are looking at a 28 yard field goal attempt and here’s Sam Baker’s field goal from 28 yards … Right down the center and that will extend the Eagles the lead to 6-0 for Philadelphia with just 25 seconds until halftime. Sam Baker with the kick off and the Steelers will field it at the Pittsburgh 10 … fielded by Cannonball Butler … heading towards the middle of the field … great blocking and he is gone for a 90 yard touchdown on the return! Mike Clark’s point after is good and that’s the end of the 1st half … what heart breaker for the Philly.

~ 3rd Quarter ~

Sam Baker with the kick off to start the second half of play … Steelers will field it at the 12 … Cannonball Butler returns the kickoff 13 yards to the Pittsburgh 25 yard line. We have flags down on the return … holding called on the Steelers … referees are walking off the 15 yards from the end of the return. Dick Hoak running to his right … and the Eagles swarm to meet him … he’s held to a gain of 4 yards … it’s 2nd and 6 from the Pittsburgh 14 yard line. Dick Hoak carries it left side … caught and driven to the turf behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -3 yards … Pittsburgh is looking at 3rd and 9 from their own 11. George Izo dodges a hit and dumps it off to Roy Jefferson … nowhere to go … as he’s drilled and dropped at the Pittsburgh 17 yard line … that’s a short gain of 6 yards forcing another punt. Pittsburgh is set in punt formation … Frank Lambert takes the snap … and gets the punt away … nice 54 yarder … Aaron Martin fields it at the Philadelphia 29 and gets buried for a 5 yard loss on the return.

Norm Snead looking over the defense as the Steelers are showing a tight run defense … audible by Snead … Brown goes in motion to the right … Snead back in a solid pocket with plenty of time … long throw to Brown … he has beaten his man by a mile … TOUCHDOWN EAGLES … 76 yard strike on first down and the Eagles have retaken the lead. Baker’s point after is good so the score is Eagles 13 Steelers 7. The Eagles kick it off by Sam Baker sends a high, high kick … Steelers will field it about 4 yards into their endzone … Brady Keys returns the kickoff 24 yards to the Pittsburgh 20 yard line.

Fullback Dick Leftridge bounces to the outside … reverses direction … leaps over a tackle and is spilled to the turf … … that’s a gain of 3 yards … 2nd and 7. George Izo … throws to J.R. Wilburn … and it’s incomplete … … J.R. Wilburn was hit just as the ball arrived … and couldn’t hold on … 3rd and 7 from their own 23. George Izo loops it to John Hilton … just passed the line of scrimmage … but he’ll go no further as he’s downed at the Pittsburgh 26 yard line … 4th and 4 from the Pittsburgh 26. The Steelers have only 84 total yards compared to the Eagles 203 … pretty bad offensive showing today … here comes another punt. Willie Brown fields it at the Philadelphia 33 … 5 yard loss on the return … Philadelphia will start from their 28.

Norm Snead throws over the middle to Ron Goodwin and it’s ruled incomplete … Ron Goodwin is claiming he made the catch … but he’s over-ruled by the officiating crew, who say he trapped it against the turf …  2nd and 10. Timmy Brown on a toss sweep … Steelers have him pinned in the backfield … changes his direction trying to dance his way out … loss of 7 yards on the run. Norm Snead throws to Pete Retzlaff and its incomplete … … batted down at the line of scrimmage by Pittsburgh … 4th and 17 from the Philadelphia 21. Just a 31 yard punt … Eagles surround Roy Jefferson and he backs off on this one and will let it roll … and Philadelphia will down it at the Pittsburgh 48 yard line.

George Izo … nothing down-field … lobs it short to John Hilton and he’s fortunate to get to the Philadelphia 49 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 3 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 7 from the Philadelphia 49. George Izo … throws to Dick Hoak and its incomplete … no flag on the play … and that’s fortunate for the Steelers as it looked like offensive pass interference … 3rd and 7. Blitz by the Eagles forcing George Izo’s throw to Gary Ballman to be off target … incomplete … looked like the Eagles defender made early contact but I don’t see a flag … 4th and 7 once again for Pitt. Aaron Martin back to field the punt … near the sideline and it’s out-of-bounds at the Philadelphia 16 yard line.

Earl Gros carries it … following a block … but the blocker and Earl Gros are both driven to the turf … a 1 yard gain on the play … 2nd and 9. Norm Snead with a hard count … trying to draw Pittsburgh offside … … now he drops back and throws to Timmy Brown looking for another big play … not this time as Brown tripped and fell down on the play … 3rd and 9 from their own 17. Snead throws a bullet to Ben Hawkins on a crossing route … snagged out of the air by Hawkins but he is well short of the sticks … 4th and 4 for the eagles. Penalty on punt … Eagles are assessed a 10 yard penalty … they will re-punt the football from their 14. King gets off a 40 yard punt to the Philly 48 … Fielded by Roy Jefferson … returns the punt 19 yards … to the Philadelphia 33 yard line … best field position for the Steelers in sometime.

Dick Hoak forges his way straight-ahead … not much there … but he squeeze’s through the line … now he’s dumped with a hard hit … a pickup of 5 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 5 from the Philadelphia 28. Dick Hoak bounces to the outside … reverses direction … leaps over a tackle and is spilled to the turf … … that’s a pickup of 4 yards … it’s now 3rd and 1. Fullback Dick Leftridge is the ball carrier … he runs for 6 yards and fumbles the football … right tackle Dan James recovers the fumble for Pittsburgh … 1st and 10 from the Philadelphia 18. Willie Ashbury will carry it … trying to get to the outside … hit and sent reeling … behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -3 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 1. Dick Hoak trying to get to the outside corner … AND HE WON’T GET THERE … as the Eagles pull him down at the line of scrimmage for no gain … it’s now 3rd and 13 from the Philadelphia 21. George Izo evades the pass rush … and throws to Gary Ballman … and it’s incomplete … Gary Ballman made a leap for it but it was a good three feet over his head … 4th and 13. From the 21 … the football will be spotted at the Philadelphia 28 yard line and the Steelers are looking at a 28 yard field goal attempt and here’s Mike Clark’s field goal from 28 yards … has the height … has the distance and GOOD! The Steelers cut into the Eagles lead … it’s now 13-10 for Philadelphia as the third period of play is coming to a close. An Ollie Matson return the kick-off 20 yards … and the ball is fumbled at the Philadelphia 28 yard line …  Riley Gunnels recovers the fumble for Pittsburgh and Steelers have great field position.

Dick Hoak bounces to the outside … reverses direction … leaps over a tackle and is spilled to the turf … … that’s a pickup of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the Philadelphia 26. This will be the final play of the 3rd quarter. George Izo being chased to the sideline … heaves it down-field … caught by Gary Ballman and he’s shoved out-of-bounds at the Philadelphia 18 yard line … gain of 8 yards … a new set of downs.

~ 4th Quarter ~

Dick Hoak runs up the middle on a line buck … fighting for yardage but flung back for no gain … stellar run-defense by Philadelphia that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Philadelphia 18. The Eagles are showing blitz … Dick Leftridge tries the right side … AND HE’S BURIED FOR NO GAIN … he’s fortunate he even made it back to the line of scrimmage … it’s now 3rd and 10 from the Philadelphia 18. Izo will need to be careful here with the football, Pittsburgh can tie the game with a field goal. Izo back to pass … zips a pass over the middle seven yards down field … tipped up in the air and picked off by linebacker Harold Wells … returned just one yard and the Eagles take over at their 12 yard line.

Ollie Matson … drives into the line … and the Steelers are there and meet him – head on … a 1 yard gain … its 2nd and 9 from the Philadelphia 13 yard line. Ollie Matson … drives into the line … and the Steelers are there and meet him – head on … a 1 yard gain … 2nd and 9 from the Philadelphia 13 yard line. Norm Snead drops back to pass … can’t find any one open  and now he’s going to run … back to the line of scrimmage and that’s all  … the Eagles now face a 4th and 8 from the Philadelphia 14. Philadelphia is set in punt formation … King Hill is set to punt it away … King dropped the snap … fumble! The Eagles recover the football … -6 yards behind the line of scrimmage …Earl Gros recovers the fumble … and he returns it for 4 yards … well short of the 1st down markers … Philadelphia turns it over on downs … and the Steelers have the football at the Philadelphia 12 yard line.

Dick Hoak runs left … darts inside … ducks under a high hit … and now he’s stapled to the turf … a gain of 5 yards on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 5 from the Philadelphia 7. Dick Hoak … draw play … right up the middle … he’s tripped and dives straight-ahead … a pickup of 2 yards … it’s now 3rd and 3 from the Philadelphia 5. Willie Ashbury carries it … met at the line … but shimmy’s his way forward … and now he’s hit and dropped … a pickup of 2 yards on the play … the Steelers now face a 4th and 1 from the Philadelphia 3. From the 3 … the football will be spotted at the Philadelphia 10 yard line and the Steelers are looking at a 10 yard field goal attempt and here’s Mike Clark’s field goal from 10 yards …Tipped at the line and it wobbles over the cross bar … GOOD! That will even the score … it’s now tied … Pittsburgh 13 and Philadelphia 13 with 9:20 to go.

Ollie Matson returns the kickoff 27 yards … to the Philadelphia 35 yard line. Norm Snead throws … deflected at the line … high in the air … Timmy Brown spears it … and he’s sent head-over-heels at the Philadelphia 38 yard line … that’s a small pickup of 3 yards … its 2nd and 7 from the Philadelphia 38 yard line. Norm Snead barking out the signals … now takes the snap … throws to Ron Goodwin … and it bounces a foot in front of him … incomplete … … Philadelphia is looking at 3rd and 7 from their own 38. Norm Snead throws … caught by Pete Retzlaff … and he’s quickly hit and downed at the Philadelphia 44 yard line just one yard short of a first down … the Eagles now face a 4th and 1 and will punt. Philadelphia is set in punt formation … Hill takes the snap and punts a 48 yarder to the 14 of Pittsburgh. Brady Keys looking the ball into is hands … HE DROPPED THE BALL! Dave Lince is right there to recover the football for Philadelphia and the Eagles get a big break deep in Steelers territory. Timmy Brown gets around the corner … tip-toeing down the sideline … and now he’s drilled out-of-bounds … a pickup of 2 yards … that sets up a 2nd and 8 from the Pittsburgh 12. Norm Snead stands at the line … three step drop and flings a quick pass to Fred Hill … hauls it in but for just 3 yards. Quick snap and five step drop … flare pass out to Timmy Brown … caught at the five and gains three more … first and goal for the Eagles at the one yard line. Earl Gros on quick dive for a one yard touchdown run and the Eagles have jumped back out in front 20 to 13 with 4:55 to go.

Pittsburgh with a first and ten from their 22 … Dick Hoak running to his left … not much there … breaks a tackle … and another one … and now he’s brought down after a decent pick up of 13 yards … its 1st and 10 from the Pittsburgh 35. Izo hands off to Dick Hoak once again … will take it to the left side and he’s dragged down behind the line of scrimmage … that will be a loss of -1 yard … 2nd and 11. George Izo curls out of the pocket … dumps it off to Gary Ballman at the Pittsburgh 35 … spins off a hit … and now he’s slung to the turf at the Pittsburgh 42 yard line … gain of 8 yards … Pittsburgh is looking at 3rd and 3 from their own 42 with 3:03 to go. George Izo … getting flushed out of the pocket … and he’s sacked by Gary Pettigrew … and that’s a loss of 9 yards … the Steelers now face a 4th and 12 from the Pittsburgh 33 and the Steelers will send in the punting team. Frank Lambert takes the snap and gets the punt away … 29 yarder … just high but not very deep. Aaron Martin returns the punt 15 yards … and there’s a fumble at the Pittsburgh 47 yard line … Martin recovers his own fumble for Philadelphia and that was close.

Timmy Brown carries it straight ahead … hammered from the side … and he gains nothing on the play … that sets up a 2nd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 47. The two minute warning has just been given and the Eagles are close to winning their first road game of 66 campaign. Earl Gros tries the right side … NOTHING THERE … and he’s slammed to the turf … no gain … it’s now 3rd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 47. Pittsburgh calls their 1st Time-Out … that stops the clock with 01:45 left … in regulation time. Norm Snead scans the secondary … takes the snap and drops back … throws to Pete Retzlaff … and it’s right through his hands … incomplete … the Eagles now face a 4th and 10 from the Pittsburgh 47. Pittsburgh will get the football one more time. Roy Jefferson … calls for the fair catch … and Pittsburgh will start 1st and 10 from their own 8 yard line.

George Izo … looking for an open man … throws to Roy Jefferson … but he’s well defended … and it’s incomplete … 2nd and 10 from the Pittsburgh 8 yard line. George Izo … getting flushed out of the pocket … and he’s sacked by Don Hultz … and that’s a loss of 4 yards … Pittsburgh calls Time-Out … they’ve got one left … that stops the clock with 00:52 left … in regulation time. George Izo drops back to pass … pressure from the outside … and the football is batted out of George Izo’s hand … that’s a fumble … Dave Lloyd recovers the fumble in the endzone for Philadelphia … touchdown! Sam Baker’s point after is good … the Eagles have secured the win up by 14 with just 7 seconds to go. Cannonball Butler returns the kickoff 40 yards … to the Pittsburgh 39 yard line … and that does it … the final score … the Philadelphia Eagles 27 and the Pittsburgh Steelers 13 … until next time.

Actual Score: Philadelphia 31 at Pittsburgh 14
APBA Replay Score: Philadelphia 27 at Pittsburgh 13

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