Cowher vs Tomlin - A 6 Year Study
January 4, 2013 6:15 pm
Some would say it contributed to them winning it in '74.
The Immaculate Reception occured in late 1972 in Pittsburgh. In 1974, the Steelers traveled to Oakland and dominated the Raiders - winning their first AFC title and then there first Super Bowl (or championship of any kind).
Interesting note: Prior to the 1975 season, the home teams in the playoffs were decided based on a yearly rotation. Since 1975, they are based upon a ranking from the regular season.