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Friday, January 8, 2016

Steelers rally held Downtown for upcoming playoff game against Cincinnati

Posted By on Fri, Jan 8, 2016 at 4:51 PM

Hundreds filled up the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse to cheer on the Pittsburgh Steelers on the eve of the team's playoff game with the Cincinnati Bengals, on what some were dubbing "Steelers Friday." Terrible Towels were waved, Steely McBeam posed for selfies and the crowd sang along to everyone's favorite football tune, "Here We Go." 

Elected officials were on hand, including Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald, and they all rallied the crowd and, of course, threw out free Steelers swag. (Former Steelers defensive lineman Chris Hoke also pumped up the crowd.) Peduto said that even though no playoff games were going to be played at Heinz Field, the "path to the Super Bowl still has to go through us." 

City Paper was there to take in the action. For more of our earlier Steelers coverage, click here.


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