Monday, October 27, 2008

Pittsburgh Steelers Throwback Helmets

Have you been noticing the new yellow football helmets that the Pittsburgh Steelers have been wearing in some of their games this year? These are "Throwback Helmets" from the 1962 NFL Season. The NFL allows teams to wear uniforms that are not their current colors and logos in 4 home games, and 2 away games per year, as a break from their traditional "Black and Gold uniforms, the Pittsburgh Steelers are celebrating their proud past with this style of throwback uniform.
The Steelers entered the league in 1933, and suffered through many losing seasons. They never won anything, until 1972 when they finally won the AFC Central and started one of the greatest dynasties in sports. The Steelers were the team of the seventies in the NFL, winning their division 10 consecutive years, and winning the Super Bowl 4 times. They became the first team to win back to back Super Bowls, and they did it twice in the 70's.
You can own one of these collectible throwback Steelers helmets. carries a huge selection of Pittsburgh Steelers merchandise, NFL helmets, and Riddell throwback helmets. There are 3 main types of helmets sold ~ NFL mini helmets, NFL full size replica helmets, and the authentic NFL Pro Line helmets.
The Steelers mini throwback helmets are $21.89, the full size replica Steelers throwback helmets run $98.49, and the collectors item NFL authentic Pro Line Steelers throwback helmet will set you back $206.49. There are several sites on the internet selling these helmets, but I have found the lowest prices at

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