The Keystone State sports drama is gearing up again. When last they met (of course, excluding Pirates-Phillies games, which are too sad to get worked up about) Penguins fans were busying defacing the Rocky statue during their playoff series win over the Flyers. Now, with the Steelers and Eagles preparing to meet this Sunday at the Linc, Steelers fans are organizing a rally called Steeladelphia on Saturday in downtown Philly. Let’s hope plastic steelworker helmets can deflect batteries.
They even have a special guest lined up: former linebacker Levon Kirkland, who made his name playing for the Steelers, but, as they fail to mention, also later played for the Eagles. Whoops!
Naturally, the teams share a curious history as they briefly combined to form one squad during World War II. It’s always difficult for separated twins. Especially when one of them eats scrapple.