Flashback to the '70s: Steelers-Raiders matters

Darren McFadden is playing very well.

(Jack Dempsey / Associated Press)

The storyline
One of the great AFC rivalries of the 1970s is renewed with playoff implications. Oakland's win at the Steelers last year kept Pittsburgh out of the postseason.

Why you should watch
If Jason Campbell slips up at all, Tom Cable could bench him. Oakland is running the ball the way the Steelers used to. The Raiders are healthy off a bye, while the Steelers are dealing with growing injuries. That could help even things out even more.

Did you know?
Raiders running back Darren McFadden leads the NFL with 108.1 rushing yards per game this season. ... Oakland's Zach Miller ranks third among AFC tight ends with 461 receiving yards. ... Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger leads the NFL with 1,304 passing yards since Week 6. ... Pittsburgh has the league's best run defense.

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