3 reasons why there's no place like home


The Steelers next three games, Nov. 1 vs. Cincinnati, Nov. 8 vs. Raiders, and Nov. 15 vs. Browns have one thing in common. They are all at Heinz Field in front of Steelers Nation.

And if there is one thing Steelers players love, it's playing in front of the home crowd.

But there are other advantages as well. Here are three reasons why there's no place like home.

Tackle Marcus Gilbert
"It's big, especially if we can feed off of our fans. They bring the best out of us. When you have home field advantage we have to take what is ours. You don't have to worry about going to the silent count. It's going to be our advantage on offense. Especially having Ben (Roethlisberger) back, you want him to get back to what he does best at home, not on the road where you have to deal with silent count and crowd noise."

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Guard Ramon Foster
"It feels real good. When I get down in my up stance I feel like I have to look back every time for the snap count on the road. You don't have that at home. We have been on the road a lot. It's about time we are home. These home games, we need our fans to come out, we need to win these games and put on a good show. It would put us in a real good spot."

Defensive end Cam Heyward
"It's nice to be home, to play in front of our fans, but you can't take them for granted. You still have to go out here and play good football. For us to rely on just being home would be a real travesty because everyone has good players and we expect their best football."

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