Browns Backers Vs. Steeler Nation: Two Sides of the Same Coin

June 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I am a Browns Fan.
My girlfrend is a Steelers fan. (Enter joke here, but I've probably heard it already.)
We live in the divided world that exists between the Cuyahoga River and the Pennsylvainia state line.
We've seen many games in the company of each others' "ilk."
There's a constant rivalry that remains between the two, no matter what happens on the field. It goes beyond the on-field play to the stands, bars and living rooms, where the fans claim they they are better fans than one another.
Yet, over time, I have found this comparison to be more and more difficult.
These two fanbases are so different underneath their similar surfaces, that claiming one is better than the other simply becomes a matter of personal preference over objective qualities.
First, the Browns and Steelers enjoy (inter)national fanbases. 
Steeler Nation simply fills their closet with team gear and fill opposing NFL stadiums when the Steelers are in tow...

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