Friday, January 18, 2019

A little bit of fun for Pittsburgh Steelers fan to get all psyched up for Super Bowl XLV. I did not write this! My friend Akirah found it and sent it my way for Super Bowl XLIII. Back then we did a post “Twas the Night Before Tampa.” This is the XLV Edition! 

‘Twas the Night Before Dallas
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‘Twas the night before Dallas, when all through the town,

Steeler’s fans were ready for the Packers to go down;

The flags and banners were all hung with care,

All over Dallas, with the Steelers there;

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The players were nestled all snug in their beds,

While visions of the Super Bowl danced in their heads;

With Tomlin in charge, I had a night cap,

And settled down for one more night’s nap;

When down in Dallas there arose such a clatter,

Packers fans wondered just what was the matter;

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For at the stadium there was a great flash,

Someone had entered with no ticket, not any cash;

The moon on the breast of the grass and the sand,

Gave the luster of mid-day to the man with a towel in his hand;

When what to their wondering eyes should appear,

Who this man was, it became quite clear;

The smoke from his cigar made the air gloomy,

But they knew in a moment that it was Art Rooney;

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He held the team roster, the plan of attack,

Big Ben to Hines Ward or Fast Willie in the back;

He saw in the defense a curtain of steel,

If they can’t sack Rodgers then nobody will;

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Troy will cover the field, he’ll be everywhere,

I’m telling you Packers, you better beware;

His long locks of hair will flow in the breeze,

He’ll snatch Aaron’s passes with the greatest of ease;

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Mr. Rooney walked the sideline; he paced to and fro,

He wore white and gold from his head to his toe;

A Terrible Towel he held oh so tight,

As he looked to the heavens on that warm Dallas night;

Then the words that he spoke made us want to sing:

“Lord get us a win for Pittsburgh and me another ring!”

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About the author: Jennifer Taglione is the owner of this fabulous website Stiletto Sports. Despite writing well over 500 posts, she still maintains that she is not a sports writer! She is however a huge fan of Kurt Warner, Larry Fitzgerald, Mark Sanchez, the Celtics, and totally kicks butt on March Madness brackets! Connect with her by following her on Twitter @StilettoSportsJ and subscribing to her weekly newsletter. For more info check out the About the Editor page!

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