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Pittsburgh Steelers (U.S.)

National Football League, AFC North

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[Pittsburgh Steelers official flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017



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Introduction: The Pittsburgh Steelers franchise
Pittsburgh Pirates (1933-1939), Pittsburgh Steelers (1940-1942), Phil-Pitt "Steagles" (1943), Card-Pitt (1944), Pittsburgh Steelers (1945-present)

[Pittsburgh Steelers official flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers play in the American Football Conference (AFC) North division, part of the National Football League (NFL). The team was founded in 1933 and is the oldest franchise in the AFC. Throughout their history, the Steelers have won division championships 22 times (1972, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2014, and 2016), won the conference championship eight times (1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1995, 2005, 2008, and 2010), and won six Super Bowls (Super Bowl IX in 1974, Super Bowl X in 1975, Super Bowl XIII in 1978, Super Bowl XIV in 1979, Super Bowl XL in 2005, and Super Bowl XLIII in 2008), and appeared in the playoffs 30 times.
The Steelers franchise is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and play their home games at Heinz Field.
Note: Be aware that there are a host of manufacturer variants of these and other fan flags being marketed for Steelers fans. This includes garden flags, banners, and pennants.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Official flags

There are two flags used by the Pittsburgh Steelers organization at the football games. The flags are carried on the field and used to introduce the players prior to the game, then are carried on the sidelines during the game to keep the crowd engaged and cheering.

[Pittsburgh Steelers official flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

The first of these flags features the Steelers team logo (gold, blue, and red four-pointed stars within a white disc in a grey ring) centered on a black field.

[Pittsburgh Steelers official flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

The second flag is nearly identical to the first, but with the team logo on a gold field.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Fan Flags

Pittsburgh Steelers Man Cave Style Flags

[Pittsburgh Steelers 'Man Cave' flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

These popular Steelers fan flags are for the "Man Cave." They are being made for most NFL teams, same design, and different colors.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Pittsburgh Steelers Helmet Style Flag

[Pittsburgh Steelers fan helmet flag]     [Pittsburgh Steelers fan helmet flag]
images by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

These helmet-style flags done in team colors are being made for most NFL teams and have become very popular, with both diagonal rays and horizontal stripes.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Pittsburgh Steelers Vader Style Flags

[Pittsburgh Steelers Darth Vader flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

This flag is a cross between a Pittsburgh Steelers fan flag and Star Wars fan flag. A similar flag is being made for most NFL teams. The flag has a profile of Star Wars villain Darth Vader on the hoist and the team's logo on the fly. In between are the words "YOU UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF THE" in one of the team's primary colors on a field of another of the team's colors, with the result being a vision of Darth Vader saying "You underestimate the power of the [NFL team name]."
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Pittsburgh Steelers Allegiance Flags

[Pittsburgh Steelers allegiance flag]     [Pittsburgh Steelers allegiance flag]
images by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

These have become popular designs for fans of many of the NFL teams. It refers to the fans that have pledged their allegiance to their team. One design is based on the stars and stripes of the American flag, with the colors changed to reflect the team's primary colors, with the team's logo overlaying the stars of in the canton. A second design shows the team's logo centered in the upper half of the flag on a field of one of the team's primary colors. A white stripe separates the logo portion of the flag from the lower one-fourth, which bears the word "ALLEGIANCE" between two stars, all in one of the team's primary colors on a field of another of the team's colors.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017


Steelers Country flag

[Steelers Country flag] image by Randy Young, 30 January 2017

This is another popular design for fans of many of the NFL teams. It refers to the territory of fans of the team. The design shows the team's logo in the upper hoist and upper fly corners on a field of one of the team's primary colors. Between the logos are the words "YOU'RE IN" above the name of the team, with the word "COUNTRY" in the bottom, all in the team's other primary colors.
Randy Young, 30 January 2017