One of the biggest plays in Pittsburgh's history should never have been.
...the biggest lingering question is whether the tip of the ball struck the ground just as Harris secured it.The conflict still resonates four decades later, with former Raiders coach John Madden refusing to be interviewed for the documentary.[/URL] In past comments on the topic, Madden has suggested that the outcome was determined via the unauthorized use of replay review. ďThatís a helluva damn game that has to go down to someone up in the press box,Ē Madden is shown telling reporters immediately after the game.
Raiders safety George Atkinson insists the tip of the ball touched the ground. Terry Bradshaw believes that, because Franco Harris wonít clearly say he didnít trap the ball against the ground, he probably did.