English101-STEELERS

English101-STEELERS - Since I can remember I have always...

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My parents both being from Pittsburgh have raised me to be a fan of the team. Growing up they have always told me great stories about the teams of the past, especially the 1970’s Steelers whom won 4 superbowls. In my lifetime I have seen the Steelers reach the superbowl fail short of winning it, and reach 3 other AFC championship games and lose them. These were all heartbreaking loses for me, but I knew that we would eventually win the big game one day, like we did in 2005. It all started when the Steelers had loss the AFC championship game the previous year. This game was the second coldest game in Steelers History. In 2004 the steelers had gone an amazing 15-1 and were set with home field advantage throughout the playoffs and made it to the AFC championship which I was in attendance for. A friend of mine happened to have tickets for the AFC championship game and offered to bring me. The anticipation for this game was at an all time high. I can remember not being able to focus all week with the game on my mind. So, finally the big game arrived and my friend picked me up in a limo, which his parents arranged. We got to the game extra early so we could tailgate. We decided to go into the stadium early so we could get to our seats and watch the players warm up. Walking into the stadium you can already hear the chants of “Here We Go Steelers, Here We Go” echo off the walls and make it sound much louder then it is. For people who have never been to a Steeler game walking out to your seat at Heinz field can be a breath taking experience, since the open end of it has an entire view of the Pittsburgh City Sky scrape. I like to take time and admire it every game that I got to. I can remember getting to my seat and just breathing the cold air in, where I said a could last minute prayers. Since my seats were close to the field I ran
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