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Close, But No Cigar: Cowboys at Steelers

via Steelers.com

via Steelers.com

Well, one good thing about today’s game is that at least my brother is happy. It isn’t the only good thing about today’s game. But in the end close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades.

And it was ever so close until the last 15 seconds. Even then, had all the two point conversions been good instead of none of them and had Chris Boswell managed to make the 55 yard field goal the Steelers would most likely have won anyhow. (You can’t assume that everything in the game would have gone exactly as it did had the margin been different. And of course it would have been tied at the end had the Cowboys converted their own try.)

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Opponent Preview: A Historic Foe Returns to Heinz Field

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I grew up in New Mexico, where you pretty much had to be either a fan of the Cowboys or the Broncos, if you were going to be a fan at all. Or at least a fan who ever got to watch the team you rooted for. My father chose the Cowboys. The Lions were his natural affiliation,  being from Michigan and all, but he wanted to watch the games.

My dad was fond of sports of any description, and when the ABC Wide World of Sports debuted in 1961, allowing you to watch sports (although sometimes the term was used rather loosely) for practically the whole weekend, he was over the moon.

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