Found January 27, 2013 on Steel City Blitz:
In case you haven’t heard, Super Bowl XLVII is a week away and it pits San Francisco, going for their record-tying 6th Lombardi trophy and Baltimore who is going for their second. On a personal level and for many of my fellow Steelers’ brethren, this match-up is a nightmare wrapped in a horror movie. It’s a catch-22 of epic proportions. Root for the 49ers to beat the hated-Ravens? If they win, they tie the Steelers with six Super Bowl titles. Root for the Ravens and you’ve pretty much turned in your card as a Steelers’ fan. It’s a horrible proposition for all of us, unless you play for the Pittsburgh Steelers where apparently its’ OK to root for your most hated rival. In the last week, Steelers’ All-Pro centrer Maurkice Pouncey announced that he was rooting for the Ravens to win. In essence going with the ‘represent the AFC’ line of thinking which as a player, I suppose I understand to a certain degree. This morning on Twitter, Charlie Batch also threw his support behind Baltimore a...
1 Comment:
  • Amazes me the reasoning some people have for why to root for/against certain teams, etc.

    It's simple, truly.

    Pittsburgh Steelers are "The King". Why? 6 rings.

    Any Steeler fan/player/organization member should naturally have a desire to stay "King", so you root for the team that has the fewest rings. Period.
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