So what are “Pittsburgh Steelers” and “Super Bowl XLVIII” doing in the same article title, you ask?
The search engines will be more confused than Jarvis Jones was playing defense early in his rookie season.
After three Super Bowl appearances in six years, the Steelers haven’t even won a playoff game in the last three years.
Even when the Steelers aren’t in the Super Bowl, fans of the Steelers and the other 29 teams not in the big game need someone to root for. What fun is it not caring who wins?
Usually, it’s not hard for Steelers fans to adopt a team. More than half of the Super Bowls since the turn of the century have involved either the Steelers or the New England Patriots. Steelers fans can’t help but wonder if there would be a seventh Lombardi Trophy in Pittsburgh if it weren’t for Spygate. So finding a Steelers fan who has pulled for the Patriots in the Super Bowl is like finding wheatgrass shots at Primanti Bros.
Steeler Nation was divided last year, when the San Francisco 4...