Re: 8 out of 10 aren't even from Pennsylvania
FWIW, alot of Steelers fans in OH (especially eastern) is not unlike the Ravens (and historically, Baltimore Colts) fans in PA or DE, Eagles fans in Central/S. Jersey/NE MD, or Bills fans in Canada. There are apparently still alot of Bears fans in Indy, 15 years of Peyton Manning, notwithstanding.
Western MD, closer to PGH, is more likely to be Steelers, and there are, as a result of people moving and the 12 year vaccum in alot of cases, Steelers fans in Baltimore metro.
Originally Posted by Complex
Extreme NE MD is influenced by the Eagles as some places up there as close to Philly as they are to Baltimore. NE MD closer to Aberdeen is seeing alot of Jets fans coming in from NJ as a result of BRAC.
Eastern Shore has Steelers and Ravens fans.
Then there the main draws on this side of the Bay, the Ravens and Skins. The Cowboys still have a strong following in PG.
But don't forget the Ravens do draw up into south Central PA in territory that was traditionally Colts.
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Baltimore Stars (USFL): 1985
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