The Denver Broncos play the Pittsburgh Steelers in the first round of the NFL playoffs this weekend. In 1984, the Broncos faced the Steelers in the playoffs at Mile High Stadium. Led by Mark Malone's 227 yards passing and 1 passing touchdown, the Steelers defeated the Broncos 24 to 17. Steelers' running back Frank Pollard scored 2 touchdowns and rushed for 99 yards, and Steelers' wide receiver Louis Lipps scored a touchdown and had 5 receptions for 86 yards. Broncos' quarterback John Elway threw for 184 yards and 2 touchdowns, but he also threw 2 interceptions.
Will this weekend's game turn out like the 1984 game? We'll find out soon enough!