Pennsylvania is proud to have two professional football teams – one located in western PA and one located in eastern PA – that visitors to the state can enjoy.
There’s actually not too much rivalry between the Steelers and the Eagles.
Fans of one team can be seen rooting for the other team in playoffs or the Super Bowl if their team hasn’t made the cut.
The black and gold are proud to have won 6 Super Bowls and western PA sports fans look forward to the Steelers season every year.
The Eagles have been around since 1933. They are one of the National Football League teams playing in the NFC East. Eagles stadium, where they play their home games at, is Lincoln Financial Field.
Some of the Philadelphia Eagles players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame include Reggie White, Steve Van Buren, Mike Ditka and Tommy McDonald.
Their uniform colors are white/silver and green. Their spring training camp is held at Lehigh University in Bethlehem PA.
The Philadelphia Eagles schedule can be found on their site.
Some jersies have been retired including those of: Steve Van Buren, Tom Brookshier, Chuck Bednarik, Al Wistert and Reggie White.
You’re in black and gold country! Western Pennsylvanians love Steelers football.
When it comes to American football league teams and professional football teams, the black and gold have played in 7 Super Bowls (as of 2010) and have won 6 Super Bowls – four of those were won in six years!
Their first Super Bowl win was in 1975, then again in 1976, 1979 and 1980. After what seemed like a Super Bowl dry spell, the Steelers came back in 2006 with a win and again in 2009.
Pittsburgh Steelers players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame include: Arthur Rooney (the founder and president), Joe Greene, Jack Ham, Mel Blount, Terry Bradshaw, Franco Harris, Jack Lambert, Coach Chuck Noll, Mike Webster, Lynn Swann and John Stallworth. Most of these players listed played in the Steeler hey days of the 1970’s and 1980’s.
You’ll see terrible towels lining the stands at both Steeler home and away games. The Steelers played at Three Rivers Stadium for 30 years up through the 2000 football season. Now, the Pittsburgh Steelers stadium for home games is Heinz Field.
The Steelers play in the National Football League in the AFC North Division. Their spring training camp is held at St Vincent’s College in Latrobe PA.
The Pittsburgh Steelers schedule is located on their website.
Residents and visitors to the state can enjoy lots of exciting football during the season in Pennsylvania.
From professional football teams to college and even high school football, PA sports fans can have fun coming to the state on a football vacation!
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