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Steelers announce "Thank You Fans" tribute


The Steelers are thankful for the support from Steelers Nation every day. But when the team hosts the Denver Broncos at Heinz Field on Sunday, the team will honor their fans with special game day giveaways and programming, which includes a pregame concert by Pittsburgh native and rap superstar Wiz Khalifa, as part of its "Thank You Fans" tribute.

Steelers Nation has traveled everywhere this season, making every road game feel like a home game. To the best fans in the world, the Steelers want to thank you Steelers Nation, for all of the support!

"Our fans are the best," said Steelers President Art Rooney II. "There is no question about it. When you travel around to the games you see them showing up in different parts of the country, different stadiums, as well as Heinz Field. We are very lucky to have the kind of fans we have."

Fans are encouraged to arrive to enjoy all of the excitement, highlighted by a 4:00 p.m. concert by Khalifa, whose 'Black and Yellow' has become an anthem for Steelers Nation.

Fans who arrive at Heinz Field when the gates open at 2:30 p.m. will have the opportunity to meet former Steelers running back Barry Foster, who will be doing a meet and greet in the Ford Fan Zone from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

There will be plenty of other surprises throughout the game, just a way of saying thank you for the great support. All fans are encouraged to join Steelers Nation Unite, the team's official loyalty program, for additional ways to get rewarded with exclusive prizes and experiences on game day, both at the stadium and at home. Fans can sign up for free at

"Steelers fans are everything," said Coach Mike Tomlin. "They motivate us, they inspire us. We appreciate the support they give us on the field and off the field. It's a way of life. It's beyond support, it's a way of life and we feel it daily."

Fans will have the opportunity to win exclusive prizes throughout the game, including post-game field access and autographed Steelers footballs. The in-game prizes include:

  • Bose headphones
  • New Era Tech Knit Caps
  • EA Sports Madden 16 games
  • $100 Marathon Gift Cards
  • In-stadium food and beverage vouchers
  • Pepsi dri-FIT Nike Pullover
  • Steelers Pepsi Stadium Blanket

Everyone will go home a winner on Sunday, as all fans will receive a scratch-off tickets presented by Steelers Nation Unite. The tickets will be distributed at all gates as well as suite and club entrances. The following is a list of the prizes and partners:

  • FREE Pre-game field passes
  • FREE Terrible Towels
  • FREE in-stadium fountain drink (Pepsi)
  • FREE in-stadium pizza (Fox's Pizza Den)
  • FREE in-stadium Super Hot Dog (Silverstar Meats)
  • FREE Concert Tickets (Stage AE)
  • FREE Appetizer (Andora)
  • FREE Omni Downtown Hotel overnight stays
  • FREE Coffee (GetGo)
  • FREE Foutain Drink (GetGo)
  • FREE Medium Fries (McDonald's)
  • FREE $50 Dick's Sporting Goods gift cards
  • FREE Kenny Chesney 2016 concert tickets
  • FREE Madden 16 PS3, PS4, and XBOX games
  • FREE Pepsi Cola Nike dri-FIT Half Zip Pullovers
  • FREE Pair of tickets to the 2016 Steelers Fan Blitz at Heinz Field
  • FREE Admission for two to the 2016 Steelers Men's Fantasy Camp, Friday June 3rd-5th
  • FREE Admission for two to a 2016 VIP day at Steelers Training Camp
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