10 Facts About Pittsburgh Steelers

1. Pittsburgh Steelers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh.

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2. The Pittsburgh Steelers compete in the National Football League as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) North division.

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3. In 1970, the year they moved into Three Rivers Stadium and the year of the AFL–NFL merger, the Pittsburgh Steelers were one of three old-guard NFL teams to switch to the newly formed American Football Conference, in order to equalize the number of teams in the two conferences of the newly merged league.

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4. On January 7, 2007, Cowher resigned from coaching the Pittsburgh Steelers, citing a need to spend more time with his family.

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5. The design consists of gold pants and either black jerseys or white jerseys, except for the 1970 and 1971 seasons when the Pittsburgh Steelers wore white pants with their white jerseys.

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6. In 2012, the Pittsburgh Steelers introduced a new third uniform, consisting of a yellow jersey with black horizontal lines with black lettering and black numbers placed inside a white box, to represent the jerseys worn by the Pittsburgh Steelers in their 1934 season.

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7. In 2018, the Pittsburgh Steelers unveiled a third uniform based on those worn by the Steel Curtain teams of the 1970s.

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8. From 1964 to 1969, the Pittsburgh Steelers played exclusively at the on-campus facility before moving with the Pirates to Three Rivers Stadium on the city's Northside.

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9. In 2020 and 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pittsburgh Steelers held their training camp at Heinz Field.

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10. In June 2017, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced an inaugural charity walk to raise money for the foundation.

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