Throwback Thursday: 10 Years Ago Today

Staff Writer

Careful Steelers fans ... this Throwback Thursday may hurt a little bit. Ten years ago today, this photo by Alan Freed ran in The Spirit with the following cutline: "These fans are just a handful of the estimated 30,000 who gathered at Heinz Field for a friday evening pep rally, as the Pittsburgh Steelers get ready to face the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XL next Sunday. Fans painted their faces black and gold, tucked Terrible Towels in their waistbands and donned jerseys of their favorite players.