Fans Subdued After Steelers Super Bowl Loss

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — Disappointed Steelers fans filed out of area bars and restaurants following the end of Super Bowl XLV.

The black and gold faithful were saddened after the team’s 31-25 loss to the Green Bay Packers at Cowboys Stadium in Texas.

Police remain out in force across the city late tonight though.

They are trying to prevent a recurrence of the rioting and fire setting that happened after the Steelers Super Bowl win two years ago.

However, it appears the loss has taken most of the steam out of the crowd.

In Oakland, it appears the crowds are staying well-behaved and there were no confrontations with police as people walked back to their dorms and apartments.

Patrons at Peters’ Pub and other bars near the University of Pittsburgh campus mostly walked out quietly although some could be heard cursing the Steelers fate.

There are reports that one couch was set on fire in Oakland, but fire crews responded quickly to the scene.

So far, there is no word on if there have been any arrests.

KDKA’s Paul Martino reports from Stage AE:

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  1. Tony says:

    Cool story bro. Anyone can just say someones a rapist. EVERYONE FRED TOUCHED ME. Does that mean you really did? No. Not at all.

    I’m in Pittsburgh as we speak and it is crazy. Listening to a police scanner has never been so crazy;

  2. RALPH says:

    I COULD NOT BE ANY MORE PROUD(ER) THAN I AM NOW.OUR BELOVED’PGH
    STEELERS.THEY MAY HAVE LOST BUT,IN MY MIND,,,THEY WON!!!!!!!!!!!!!THEY REPRESENT EVERYTHING THAT IS SACRED AND HELD DEARLY TO ONESELF..
    LETS GIVE THEM A HEROS WELCOME.AFTER ALL,THEY COUNTED ON US,
    WIN OR LOSE ,THEY SHOULD COUNT ON US NOW,ALL SMILES….NO FROWNS AFTER ALLWE’RE FROM PITTSBURGH

    1. joyce eckels says:

      EVEN THOUGH THE STEELERS LOST,IT WAS SAD,UT THERES ALWAYS NEXT YEAR.AND WE ARE STILL ON TOP,no 6.so i’m still proud of them,and like the saying goes,you can’t win them all.

  3. GARY says:

    THE GREEN BAY PACKERS 13 TIME NF L CHAMPS AND 1 AND 0 AGAINST PITTSBURGH

    1. Darrin says:

      Wow, you’re so desperate that your counting “championships” when the league had half as many teams? Yes you won, you now have 4 Super Bowl victories. But don’t try to play it up more than what it is.

      1. Steelers Fail says:

        Whatever Darrin…Championshiips are championships, Nice work of you to arbitrarily draw the line where it suits you. Now sut up and take your medicine.

  4. $teve says:

    I watched 3 guys just flipped Corey O’Connor’s Prius on its side on Phillips Ave. lol

    1. Dan says:

      was one of them LUKE?

  5. festrir says:

    football fans= child like mentality

  6. l says:

    As all year, and why should we be surprised. The Steelers have been fighting two teama all season. The oppossing team and the refs. Twice the packers oline tackeled defenders to the ground. the one time Pittsburgh did it, FLAG. And what about the Mendenhall tackle by face mask? I saw it, yet the announcers said nothing, no replay was shown. Nothing was said about it. Congradulations green bay. but the refs gave you the SB

    1. Stairway2fail says:

      So what tough guy, you’ve been given 5 out of your 6 by the refs.

    2. ray-ray says:

      Fighting the refs?????!!!! hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

      The ONLY reason pittspuke beat the ravens is because the refs didn’t call the offsides on the final TD.

      glad to know squealers and their ‘fans’ are still in fantasyland.

      But….look at it this way….Rapistburger can start on his offseason prowling now.

      1. Ward says:

        ray ray grow up you moron listen to yourself suks to have your inteligence, hopefully you like gettn your sh$t packed stupid packer fans and your called tite town when you got 4 we got 6 and like 13 afc champs so go home cheesef%ks enjoy this moment now because it wont happend again in our lifetimes STEEEELERRRRSS!!!!!

  7. DC SLIDEWAYS says:

    WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!! The referees waa;waa. Typical of big tough steeler fans who know NOTHING. Oh,but we have six!! WHO CARES!! YOU DON’T HAVE SEVEN!!!!!!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    1. TheMost says:

      Nope, not seven…but still have the most HAHAHAHAHA

      1. 4thMost says:

        Lets apply some logic here. If the league championship eventually became known as the “Superbowl”, then the Superbowl is the league championship. GB has 13 wins. you have 6. Do the math! FAIL!!!

        Oh…and even Chicago (9) and The G Men (7) have more than you. So really…you have 4th Most.

        Get over yourselves.

  8. bb says:

    What a great day in Pittsburgh. Love it!!!

  9. Mr. Green says:

    So too bad. Guess what? The loser Steelers now get to spend the rest of the winter at their winter mansions in Palm Beach. And the fans are still toothless, jobless, beer drinking hicks. Who’s the real winners here?

    1. Amy says:

      At least we have the sportsmanship to lose gracefully. You can savor your win, while we reflect on our franchise’s history and remember that we’ve been in the Super Bowl more times than you can count, and maintain the greatest record in the NFL. No one, not even a cheesehead like you, can take away the great tradition we’ve been able to pass on from generation to generation, the love of our Pittsburgh Steelers. Yes, you all love your team, but your team’s success is fleeting. Our fame is eternal. By the way, do you even need to attend college to become a Meat Packer?? I didn’t think so.

      1. kristy says:

        i agree with mr. green, and i’m from pittsburgh. so sick of hearing about football and so happy steelers lost.

      2. Sara Sams says:

        So sorry for your loss.. Not !!!! Ha ha !! Can you Say CHEESE !!!!!!!!

      3. stoopm says:

        First you talk about losing gracefully, then you proceed to bad mouth the Packers. So which is it slappy, are you going to take the loss with class or not?

      4. Amy says:

        Mr. Green attacked Pittsburghers as people, which prompted my dig about “Packers’ fans, not the players. While companies are sending customer service jobs oversees to places like India, where the uneducated get paid pennies on the dollar to answer phones, my company shipped these types of service jobs to GREEN BAY. What does that tell you??

      5. Stairway2fail says:

        Fleeting success?!? You act like Green Bay has no rich history. They’ve been around for 92 years, won 13 NFL championships, and are older than the League. You don’t need a college education to realize that’s a richer history than Pittsburgh. 13 > 6. How many of those steel mill workers have college degrees? I’m not even a Green Bay fan, but you can’t deny their rich tradition.

    2. Thomas says:

      How you YOU like it if I said something bad about your MOTHER?!! OR YOUR KIDS!?

  10. pele says:

    My question is how many children and family members went to bed last night fearing a drunken – cant control themselves person. Domestic violence during events such as the Super Bowl rises to levels not seen any other time of the year. It is a sad day when people have no self control over their feelings especially from watching a football game.

  11. Mike Wadowsky says:

    Need a QB that doesn’t make excuses

  12. kristy says:

    who cares if they won or lost. i get nothing out of it either way. i still have to go to work today.

  13. dave says:

    Its not like losing to a hated team. We cant win every game. No one can. turnovers Pittsburgh-3 Green Bay-0. thats the only reason we lost. Other than that we outplayed them in every category.

  14. shawn says:

    ben played a great game if you guys acyually saw he was under pressure alot and he handled it the way any qb would of dont blame anybody dont blame the team pittsburgh is still afc champions we at least made it to the super bowl many teams cant say they done that we do what we used to do when cowher coach wipe our tears away and move on

    1. Yup says:

      actually he threw a lot of bad throws. I’m sick of people praising Ben as the only player on the team. He didn;t play well.

  15. Big Don says:

    Remember this is just agame. We have men and women in battle everyday to protect us. Those are the real winners. Our boys tried and tried hard. WE did win the AFC and not many teams say they have been there before. Great to be part of the Pittsurgh area and the so many wonderful folks and players.

  16. DC SLIDEWAYS says:

    You should know AMY;you’ve packed in more meat than the restrooms in the entire NFL. I’ve heard your nickname is WHOLEY’S;not because you sell good fish,but because you smell like a mackeral on a hot august day. One more thing you manatee;swim back to florida;but watch out for propellers;u have enough marks on u now.

    1. Amy says:

      Obviously, DC, you’re not packin any meat!

    2. Thomas says:

      Hey, listen up, you prick!! LIke I told the last guy I commented, how would YOU like it if I insulted your entire family!? Hurts, doesn’t it?! Well, I’m going to insult your family anyway. Did you come from an incestuous get-together in West Virginia? And did your relatives appear in “Deliverance” ?

      1. GotDCsBack says:

        Hey Thomas…yes, my family did appear in Deliverance, and we are still collecting handsome royalties that pay for our incestuous commune in W Virginia. By the way…tell your mom she forgot the quarter I left her this morning. Although, she might have been wating to make change for me. Out of respect, I’ll go wash the terrible towel that I cleaned up with this morning. Prick

  17. Mon morn says:

    They played a good season and game. But it is a GAME. It is not the end of the world, there is always next time. I have more important things in my life to be upset about.

  18. DC SLIDEWAYS says:

    AMY NOT WITH YOU!! BE LIKE THROWING A HOTDOG DOWN A HALLWAY!!!! WHEW!!!!!!! YOU NEED A STICK-UP!!!

    1. Amy says:

      I meant that yours is the size of a hot dog. Btw, how is it that you have such intimate knowledge of me??

      1. GotDCsBack says:

        Just playing the odds…Like mother, like daughter.

    2. Dangram says:

      You are a disgusting low life and I am sure neither the Steelers nor the Packers would want you for a fan! Do you eat with the filthy mouth??? Get off the site….get some help!

      1. FixPGH says:

        You children need to stay off forums if you can’t be civil adults. This show of nonsense convinces me that nobody wins or loses gracefully.

  19. Slash says:

    The worst part was the half time show. Especially when Fergie tried to dance like Axl. I threw up in my mouth.

    1. FixPGH says:

      I think she tried to sing like him too. Very nasal and just didn’t sound good.

  20. jeff says:

    To all those fans being rough on big Ben, we would love to have had him in Baltimore as a quarterback the past several years. He competes & wins, more often than not. He also plays without fear, plays hurt, and makes plays. When your taking risks to make plays, you have to accept the consequences. Ben didn’t lose this game, the team did. Ben got you here as did the team.

  21. Steelers Fan says:

    You know most of the people on here are acting childish. Lets all grow up and realize that football is entertainment and the better team one. I am a true steelers fan but even can say that the Packers had what it takes. Lets congratulate them on a job well done and let them enjoy their victory.

  22. WhOCaReS says:

    The important thing to remember is win or loose, “Who Cares.”

  23. Jack Beiber says:

    WHY DOES EVERYONE HAVE TO TRASH OUR TEAM OR YOURS. THEY ARE TWO GREAT TEAMS. SOMEONE HAD TO LOSE.

  24. DC SLIDEWAYS says:

    AMY Saw you on animal planet;that’s how!!

  25. PEE WEE HERMAN says:

    DANGRAMMA I KNOW YOU ARE BUT WHAT AM I?? YOUR MASTER

  26. FREDDIE BLASSIE says:

    THOMAS YOU PENCIL-NECK GEEK!!

  27. ki432b says:

    Brady unanimous League MVP

    The rapist ends up goat of the game

    …Karma?

  28. Hmm says:

    Legally, If a woman has had 1 alcoholic drink then its rape. So technically all men are rapists. Plus, all the $hit talk about the Steelers just further proves our teams success and jealousy throughout the league.

  29. Fred says:

    just remember Steeler fans, Rodgers was watching films during the week while your Big Ben, once again, bar hopped and did the party thing…….simple, to figure out………..why the Packers won……….they have a quaterback, you have a ratpack

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