Found October 07, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
The Steelers and Eagles reside on opposite ends of the state here in Pennsylvania, so normally you’d think that means there is some epic, heated rivalry similar to that of say, Cleveland and Cincinnati. While there is that factor of being so close to each other, the rivalry between these two teams is really much to do about nothing as far as the fans are concerned. This was one of the topics in our forum here this week, and one of our members, Larry, here on SA has spent significant time living in both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, and offers this insight into the so called rivalry that some Steelers and Eagles players mentioned earlier this week. Seeing as I spent 30 years in Pittsburgh and 11 in Philly I think I have a pretty good idea. The rivalry is non existent in football.There never really was one in my lifetime. I believe Ben’s comments come from watching the Pens/Flyers that’s a true rivalry and hatred. Also anything that he can say that will help motivate them is good. Win ...
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