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Black and Yellow

We spent the weekend in Pittsburgh to watch the Chargers play the Steelers at Heinz Field.

Despite a room decorated with Chargers memorabilia, Dylan became a Big Ben fan at age 3. If you're curious how a kid from San Diego became such a big Steelers fan, it's a funny story. Dylan said he thought Roethlisberger sounded like Cheeseburger. From that point forward, we've been a house divided.

When the NFL schedule came out, we knew we had to make the trip to the Steel City for the Chargers game. We flew out of Los Angeles and arrived in Cleveland with a bunch of Steelers fans who were high-fiving Dylan.

Once we arrived in Pittsburgh, Dylan was excited to find a milkshake machine.

On game day, we woke up early for breakfast at Pamela's Diner, visited the Duquesne Incline and Pittsburgh Public Market in the Strip, and had lunch at Eat'nPark before heading to Heinz Field for Sunday Night Football.

Located on the waterfront, Heinz Field is an amazing stadium with a unique view. Inside the stadium is the "Great Hall" which is a shrine to Steelers players. You'll find Superbowl trophies, jerseys, replicated lockers, and photos.

One of the coolest things was the two giant Heinz Ketchup bottles on each end of the scoreboard that appear to pour into the scoreboard when the Steelers are in the Red Zone.

Steelers were up most of the game and Dylan was on his feet cheering with more than 60,000 fans in the black and yellow.

But lightning bolts struck the Steel City and the Chargers made a miraculous comeback. Rallying from a 16-point deficit in the second half, a last minute field goal scored the chargers a 33-30 victory. It was the first time in history, dating back to 1933, that the Steelers lost a game at home after leading by at least 14 points.

The highest high and the lowest low for Dylan, but he found joy reminding us how many Superbowl rings the Steelers had. Well played, Dylan.


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