Posts Tagged ‘playoffs’

Pittsburgh’s goin to the Super Bowl

On the day of the AFC Championship game in Pittsburgh, I woke up at 4AM Sunday morning and packed the last of my things: backup terrible towel, extra jersey, and a few more hand warmers just in case. As I drove […]

A Guide for the Converted Steelers Fan

In honor of my friend John who is going to his first Steelers game (a Playoff game no less) I have decided to write a few guidelines for him. Welcome to the Steelers Nation. Whether you were born a Steelers […]

Tailgate Topped with Playoff Win

Tailgate Topped with Playoff Win

This one is for you Joyce. Better late than never. I love the playoffs. The fans have more intensity and every moment seems more charged with importance. The noise builds when the defense is on first and second down, not […]

Playoff Fever Hits Pittsburgh

Playoff Fever Hits Pittsburgh

Calling out all Steelers Fans! It’s time to get your winter booster shot of playoff pride. A bye week made it a little boring around Pittsburgh, but nothing can bring out the black and gold like a Terrible Tree. What is a […]

AFC North Champions

AFC North Champions

To Celebrate the Steelers AFC North Title, and prepare for the 2008 NFL Playoffs, I have decided to launch the updated Sixteen Sundays website. As we move forward in the hunt for the sixth Lombardi Trophy, I thought it would be nice […]

Fan Presence Needed at Playoff Road Games

Fan Presence Needed at Playoff Road Games

Over the last few years, NFL teams have started to catch on that Steelers fans travel to see their team play, and they’ll most likely pay to do it. When buying group seats in Houston and San Diego, we were […]

Week XXI: Final Thoughts

Week XXI: Final Thoughts

Is It Really Over? When the clock ran out on the AFC Championship game, I was still inside Heinz Field. Even as the scoreboard showed no W for the Steelers, I couldn’t think of anywhere else to go. So along […]

Week XX Part 2: Thank You Steelers

Week XX Part 2: Thank You Steelers

Thank you Steelers for a great season. Please read the next journal entry for my final thoughts. I need time to digest the outcome of the AFC Championship game. Enjoy the photographs. Final Outcome: Steelers lose to New England Patriots […]

Week XX Part 1: Signs of Pittsburgh Pride

Week XX Part 1: Signs of Pittsburgh Pride

If you have never visited Pittsburgh, you should. Besides seeing the beautiful city, you will be enthralled by the immense show of pride in every window. Pittsburgh loves the Steelers and during the playoffs everybody shows it. Securing Homefield advantage […]

Week XIX: Have Faith in the Steelers

Week XIX: Have Faith in the Steelers

This past Sunday, I witnessed a football game that was so emotionally exhausting that days later, I could barely recount the tale. I am still in a state of shock, barely able to believe what I witnessed with my own […]