The Pittsburgh Steelers emerged victorious over the New England Patriots, 27 to 21, on September 27, 1981.

Final

NE

21

PIT

27

Team

NE

PIT

1

0

7

2

7

7

3

0

7

4

14

0

OT

0

6

Total

21

27

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st quarter

NE

PIT

Steelers

Franco Harris 1-yard run (David Trout kick)

0

7

2nd quarter

NE

PIT

Steelers

Bennie Cunningham 1-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw (David Trout kick)

0

14

Patriots

Matt Cavanaugh 1-yard run (John Smith kick)

7

14

3rd quarter

NE

PIT

Steelers

Franco Harris 1-yard run (David Trout kick)

7

21

4th quarter

NE

PIT

Patriots

Tony Collins 10-yard run (John Smith kick)

14

21

Patriots

Stanley Morgan 12-yard pass from Matt Cavanaugh (John Smith kick)

21

21

OT

NE

PIT

Steelers

Lynn Swann 24-yard pass from Terry Bradshaw

21

27