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Steelers Change Stadium Name, Fans Can’t Say It – Here’s What’s Snappenin’!


Steelers Renamed Heinz Field

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The Pittsburgh Steelers are renaming their stadium after 21 years.  they couldn’t reach a new deal with Heinz,

The new name will be… Acrisure Stadium. An official announcement came yesterday.

Acrisure is an insurance company based in Michigan, It’s a 15-year deal for the stadium

it’s a sharp turn from Heinz, an iconic brand that has its headquarters in Pittsburgh and was founded in a town just five miles away.

Heinz signed a naming rights deal with the Steelers in 2001. The deal was worth $57 million, a tribute to Heniz’s “57 varieties”

Fans already hate the new name.

Including the former Quarterback.  Ben Roethlisberger Tweeted:

I can’t believe it, it doesn’t seem right or real! Home will always be Heinz Field! I will never forget the last game, and all the amazing fans at FOREVER HEINZ! — Ben.

Here is what some other fans think: