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APR 23, 2013 - Houston Chronicle

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McClain: Oilers missed out on Elway by a blown call in 1982

I’ve written this several times through the years, but watching ESPN’s 30 for 30 tonight on John Elway and Dan Marino and the 1983 draft reminded me again of how close Elway came to playing for the Oilers. The 1982 season was interrupted by a strike. The Oilers finished 1-8 and got the second pick in the draft. Baltimore was 0-8-1 and had the first pick. The Oilers’ one victory was 23-21 over Seattle at the Astrodome. The officials blew a call that allowed the Oilers to win. If the officials had gotten the call correct, the Oilers would have finished 0-9, and they would ... Read More

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