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Slash burns Panthers for then-NFL QB rushing record

The Steelers have lost just once in five games against the Panthers. But that one loss provided one of the more electric plays in Steelers regular season history.

"Watch this."

Those were the words uttered by Greg Gumbel during an NBC game update on the Steelers vs. Panthers match-up back on December 22, 1996.

Facing Carolina for the first time, Steelers quarterback Kordell Stewart gave Pittsburgh a 14-9 second-quarter lead when he scampered for an electrifying 80-yard touchdown run. It was the longest touchdown run by a quarterback in NFL history until Terrelle Pryor broke the mark against the Steelers last season on a 93-yard jaunt.

Stewart set another record the following year by becoming the first quarterback in NFL history to throw for more than 20 touchdowns and rush for more than 10 scores in the same season.

Let's hope the Steelers offense can provide some big plays when they travel to face the Panthers this coming Sunday.