The Steelers: From a Lifelong Fan


Published: April 10, 2009


... successful? For many reasons.

They do not frequent the free agent market.  They do not chase agents for deals.  They always seem to push the right buttons when dealing with coaching changes.  No cheerleaders, the same uniforms style as long as I can remember, strong ties to the community, and, need I remind everyone, they have six Lombardi trophies.

I can remember sitting on the couch in our house with my dad and brother, watching the Steelers and Browns from Three Rivers Stadium. 

The broadcast was on NBC and listening to the announcers describe how the game developed, but it was nothing compared to listening to Jack Fleming and Myron Cope on the radio.

It was like you were there sitting on the 50 in the cold, and snow.

I can remember watching Jack Lambert sacking Brian Sipe, and Dave Logan complain to the officials about pass interference on Mel Blount.  Both instances, were ingrained by the rivalry.

The Ste...

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