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12-21-2009, 08:11 AM

Justin Sobieralski-WPAathletics.com STAFF

PITTSBURGH-Despite allowing 22 points in the fourth quarter while on their way to blowing yet two more fourth quarter leads, the Pittsburgh Steelers ended their five game losing streak, but keep their playoff hopes alive, as they defeated the Green Bay Packers 37-36 on a last second touchdown at Heinz Field Sunday night.

It came on the last play of the game, no time left on the clock, strikingly similar to the winning touchdown that ended Super Bowl 43. This time, it was rookie receiver Mike Wallace coming down with the 19 yard touchdown and not Santonio Holmes, making sure that he kept both feet in bounds while controlling the football.

It’s fitting that Wallace ended the game with a touchdown because he started the game off with a touchdown on Pittsburgh’s first possession.

After winning the coin toss and electing to receive the football to start the game, Green Bay went three and out after three straight incomplete passes and were forced to punt. From there, the shootout began.....

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