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: