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1. This player wore #32, was named a Super Bowl MVP, and caught "The Immaculate Reception". (Raiders fans disagree). Which player had a section of fans known as "The Italian Army"?
2. In Super Bowl XLIII, Steelers linebacker and Kent State Alumnus #92 James Harrison returned an interception 100 yards for a TD to close the first half. Decades earlier, another Steelers Kent State Alumnus linebacker earned awards as NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year and later NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Who was #58?
3. More than one Steeler wide receiver was named Super Bowl MVP. Some of them are in the Hall of Fame. Number 86 was worn by which "Dancing With the Stars" champion?
4. Number 47 played fourteen years as a Steeler, won four Super Bowl rings and was named 1975 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. The NFL had a new rule made specifically because this Hall of Famer dominated those he defended. Which dynasty Steeler wore #47?
5. These two men played side by side for one season. Number 52 Mike Webster left to play for the Chiefs, and #63 Dermontti Dawson just slipped over and took the vacant spot. From 1974 through 2000, these two men held what position on the field?
6. Gary Anderson was a successful placekicker for the Steelers just after their 70s dynasty era, from 1982 to 1994. He wore Black and Gold for 13 years and played ten more years among four other NFL teams. Though he went to Syracuse University, he was not born in North America. In what country was this Steelers #1 jersey wearer born?
7. This player was a Steeler for all twelve of his NFL years (2003-2014). He had 32 interceptions, three went for TDs. He had a knack for timing snaps, getting into the offensive backfield and disrupting plays on a regular basis. Who wore #43 and was 2010's NFL Defensive Player of the Year?
8. This outside linebacker had the most takeaways of any non-defensive back in NFL history. Named all pro six times and pro bowler eight times. He has four rings like most of the dynasty players, but missed Super Bowl XIV due to an injury. Who wore #59?
9. Number 36 Jerome Bettis became a Steeler in 1996 after three years with the Rams. Among his interesting events were a botched coin toss, what was nearly the most famous fumble in NFL history, and once scoring three touchdowns on five rushing attempts for a combined one yard. The #36 jersey was last worn by Jerome in his hometown during Super Bowl XL. Where was this?
10. Quarterback Terry Bradshaw led the team in four Super Bowls, twice named MVP. He wore the most popular number for QBs in his era. Some of his contemporaries with the same number included Joe Namath, Bob Griese, Ken Stabler, Roger Staubach, John Brodie and Doug Williams. Decades later Aaron Rogers and Tom Brady wore the same number. What was this number?
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