Report: Monday Night Football's Power Outages Coincided With A Bomb Threat

Wednesday December 21st, 2011

Monday night’s NFL matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers was delayed twice due to obscure power outages, however the real potential danger to the safety of the fans and players was a reported bomb threat that was called-in just minutes before the game, according NBC Sports.

After receiving the threat via phone, the stadium was searched for an explosive device, however nothing was found.

The two power outages were caused by a transformer explosion outside the stadium. The first delayed the start of the game, and the second occurred during the second quarter.




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