The Steelers blowup has Green Bay Packers fan Joe Walsh right where he wants him at last Sunday’s photo shoot.photo by bill tarutis
Packers fans Fritz Kremitske, left, and Joe Walsh have fun with Art Bartolai’s blow-up Steeler at last Sunday’s Super Bowl photo shoot.photo by bill tarutis
Green Bay Packers fans, front row, from left: Meredith and Mallory Yozwiak. Back row: John Poli, Melanie Yozwiak, and Chuck Poli.Photo by BILL TARUTIS
They might be outnumbered locally, but still 314 Greater Pittstonians predict a Green Bay Packers victory in today’s Super Bowl.
Comments range from “Everything’s better topped with cheese,” to “The Irish dig The Pack.”
Mike George 34-27 Party at Fuzzy’s
Tom Shannon 27-17 Brett Who?
Margaret Shannon 27-23 Pack is back
Rose Kaspriski 24-21 Memories of Starr & Kramer
Gene Cardoni 27-20 The Pack is back!
Steve Wilson 21-17 Pack attack steals the win.
Lou Manganiello 27-20 Dallas is Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood
Gene Pisano 31-24 Gotta stop Mendenhall
Chrissy Johnson 35-21 It should have been the Eagles!
Joe Murphy 34-24. It ain’t easy being green
Benny Pritchyk 27-24 GB fans can stop thinking about Favre
Jim Preston 31-21 Steelers D won’t handle the spread offense
Andrew Marmo 35-0 Ben gets taken out early and Rodgers has career game
Darrell Digwood 23-20 Packers leave Steelers with cheese on their face
Neil Nowakowski 24-14 Ben gets 7 citations in local bars after game
Lee Grimes-Calo 21-14 Who is Brett Favre?
Bonnie Grochal 28-14 Cheeseheads all the WAY!!!
Tony Karpinski 30-20 Packers pick apart Pouncey-less Steelers
AJ Grasso 27-21 Polamalu can’t cover everyone
Shawn McGurrin 27-9 Pig Ben turns it over 5 times
Jason Mattioli 28-7 Brett WHO???
Cindy Lynch 24-21 Ben can’t beat The Lynch Mob
Richard Maopolski 37-34 Lombardi’s spirit lives on
Mike Lucarelli 20-14 Packers D will score more than Steelers D will
Jamie Connors 24-17 Big Ben breaks down
Tammy Uhrin 28-20 Tom Brady is HOT!
Mike Skapyak 24-20 Big Ben misses third quarter for bathroom break
Joe Dente 24-20 Clay beats Troy in Hair Bowl
Mike Quinn 33-20 My wife poisons me when she reads this
Carol Pace 28-24 Packers are peaking
Billy Timek 21-17 Aaron Rogers is a regular Houdini
Debbie Skesavage 30-28 They’re a Pack, like wolves
Lee Morrell 35-17 No Pouncey, no good
Gerard Welby 20-17 O-Line woes kill Curtain
Monica Coyne 33 – 10 What’s worse than Steelers in Super Bowl?...Steelers in Super Bowl with Roethlisberger
Fredrica Coyne 32 – 21 Go Packers and give Polamalu a haircut...too "pretty" for a football player!
Joseph Coyne V 27 – 14 The Steel Curtain will buckle under the Pack!
Sugar Ray Nemetz 24-10 Packers have dynamic passing attack
Gary Goodall 27-13 Big Ben gets what he deserves
Mike Martinelli 33-31 Ben to Woodson in two-minute drill
Sheila McGarry 24-20 The Irish dig the Pack
Steve Williams 44-0 I’m serious
Fritz Kremitske 31-24 It’s our turn. Go, Green Bay
Doris Kremitske 27-24 Packers have great offense
Mark Kremitske 35-24 For my Dad & NFC. I’m a Giants fan
Bob Koons 35-27 For my wife Carol and good friend Mr K.
Carol Koons 35-21 Packers have great tradition
Marcia Tomaszewski 31-0 Smash the Steelers and send them packin’
Mark Roney 31-24 Spare the Rod, spoil the child
Frank Shannon 28-17 They take the Lombardi trophy back to where it all started
Mike Montani 27-21 Aaron Rogers wants it badly; D better than Steelers’
Brandon Baker 44-23 I hate the Steelers
Jeanette Supinski 21-7 Watch the Packers break down the Steel
James Templeton 24-17 Small town wins
Denise Levy 36-21 Send ‘em Packin’
Bonnie Breggent 30-21 Watch Jennings go deep
Ryan Bremmer 27-24 How can anyone like the Steelers?
Sabrina Cooper 32-28 Rodger that
Sarah Saporito 28-14 Just to tick Lou off
Chloe Swope 24-21 Just a guess
Haley Triplett 28-24 Everything’s better topped with cheese
Jennifer Witek 36-28 Stealers can’t be winners. What do you mean it’s not that kind of stealer?
Matt Malkemes 38-27 Rodgers will be putting his belt on while Big Ben will be trying to figure out how to get his off
Malcome Bowes 24-21 Go Eagles!
Gary Brown 24-14 Because my girlfriend likes the Steelers
Nodyia Fedrick 24-17 My mom said so
Katie Hitt 28-14 I just love the color green
Tommy Lopes 21-20 The Packers have heart
Mattie Moyer 30-14 I found it in a fortune cookie
Allison Williams 32-24 That’s a football score, isn’t it?
Scott Sypniewski 28-24 Does happy hour end at 6:30 or 7?
Dylan Atkinson 28-14 It’s okay, Ben, Ray Lewis shot someone
Allen Wehler 35-32 Rodgers and Matthews will dominate
Kevin Weiss 24-17 Packers defense will have Feats of Clay
Tommy Romanelli 17-14 He took 200 pounds of Clay and said, hey listen
Cassidy Sherman 21-14 If the Steelers win another one we’ll never hear the end
Karl Rucker 24-17 Ben gets bent
Cody Casey 24-7 Steelers fans, no seven for you
Amy Panzetta 27-21 Should chicken wings be eaten with the fingers, or should the fingers be eaten separately?
Ryan Janesko 28-17 Pitchers and catchers in two weeks
Brett Trichilo 24-17 Rodgers is a cool cat
Billy Grippo 31-21 POWER sweep returns!
Janine Shofran 35-24 For JJ
Joe Nardone 24-21 Lordy Lordy its MVP Jordy
Dom Uhrin 34-17 Raji does that awful dance again
Kevin Bott 24-14 Clay is too much for Big Ben
Dan Irvin 27-20 What if Rodgers was a 49er?
Mary Lynn Murray 28-14 The Pack is back
Cliff Kosick Sr 24-17 --Stick with NFC especially in Cowboy Stadium
Sandy Kosick 28-10 Go Green and Gold, like WA
Cliff Kosick Jr 28-24 Big Ben will be smelling the cheese
Kurt Kosick 31-24 Hide your kids and wife, Big Ben is in the stadium
Lisa Michele Pisano 27-14 For my sister-in-law and The Beef
Patches Pisano 14-7 Meow, I like the cheese
Angelo Dominick 28-21 Steelers are too old
Maryann Stuckus 33-14 I’ve liked them for eons, Sorry Robin
Joe Struckus 21-7 Because my wife is a Steelers fan
Kelley DeLeo 28-14 Come on his name is Aaron Rodgers, need I say more
Rob DeLeo 28-14 Green Bay all the way
Danny Swamp Walutes 21-17 Have to go with the green and gold
Katrina Dillon 31-24 Michelle is wrong
Jimmie Dillon III 24-21 Go Cheeseheads
Jim Dillon Jr. 35-20 Ice in Dallas?
Frank Carey Sr. 35-27 KUUUHHHNNN!
Mike Carey 27-20 Steelers are finally facing a good team in a Super Bowl
Mary Ann Carey 14-10 Whatever Mikey Says
Dolores Carey 7-4 What year is it?
Mike Capizzi 24-20 K.S. will be using his Terrible Towel to dry his tears
Bruce Bartuska 31-29 My closet fan neighbor put a cheesehead and GB helmet out after they beat Eagles
Mike Kosik 34-27 Too much Rodgers. Dad’s got it wrong
Dan Fox 40-6 ‘Cause I like cheese with my wine!
Harriet Truelove 31-27 Vince Lombardi is my hero
Bonnie Edwards 45-28 We’re ready! GO PACK GO!
Dan Lilli 23-17 Rodgers makes GB forget about Brett what’s-his-name
Jorden Sekol 24-21 Clay Matthews is a tank
Kelly Tansley 34-21 Ben choke choke
Debi Sekol 36-30 Cuz Joe P. likes the Steelers
Lisa Burns 28-21 The Steelers will have a hair-raising experience
Donna Marie Comstock 24-21 Drew Whyte told me
Al Scaz 32-24 Rodger that
Dob Scaz 28-20 Packers forever
Bernie Zielinski 18-12 For Paul Hornung and Bart Starr
Nick Strellish 24-22 Packers had it all along
Elaine Bell 28-10 This is for my twin
PJ Pisano 24-14 The cheese rules
Ron Bojarcik 27-24 Can’t stand Pittsburgh
Kayla Kowalek 28-14 Why are they called the Packers?
Clayton Lewis 32-28 I’m from North Carolina so I’m not obligated to support Pennsylvania teams
Kristen Lick 35-28 No jokes about the name please
Markie Morgan 28-14 Mark my words
Jason Henderson 7-0 I’m going the low route
Stephanie Sherman 28-17 I root for the Eagles but I’m sort of a closet Packers fan
Jeri Adkins 28-17 For my Dad. My mom is a Steelers fan.
Nick Owens 28-14 I’m from Michigan so I’m objective
DJ Rothenbecker 38-24 I know, I know, my name sounds like Big Ben’s. So what? I hate the AFC
Sean Thomas 24-21 Say I appeared silent but confident
Kate Jackson 24-17 No, I didn’t used to be one of Charlie’s Angels
Ron Reino 27-23 Packers hair beats Steelers hair
Jack Baranski 27-14 Rodgers will make believers of everyone
Tyler Yankosky 28-24 Troy gets burned all night long
Wayne Yankosky 26-20 Clay. Period
Brad Fenstermacher 35-32 Rodgers takes them down the field in the final minute
Angelina Russo 35-7 A-Rod is an angel
Bob Ryzner Sr. 30-27 Not the Cowboys but oh well
Theresa Ryzner 21-17 Rodgers is a saint, Ben’s a sinner
Rob Ryzner 28-24 God help me
Andy Ryzner 24-14 God help you is right
John Poli 31-27 Rodgers gets his belt
Anthony Trotta 27-25 Clay Matthews Hair
Paula Kashuba 21-14 Cuz my Richie says so!
Joseph DiMattia 25-22 What’s better than a Cheesy Cheese?
Charlotte McAdarra 28-17 Ben get’s trapped in Matthews web
Kevin Shotwell 31-24 Big Ben’s turkey gets stuffed
Doc Fasciana 39-10 Steelers rust in Dallas
Neil Webb 24-9 Clay has better hair
Dave Hughes 28-24 Steelers are due to lose one
Bob Lopata 24-23 It is just their year-GO EAGLES
Jim Lopata 33-27 My brother said so
Jeff Lopata 20-17 NFC all the way
Robbie Lopata 26-20 We’ll be in INDY next year watching the EAGLES win
Cassie Lopata 31-17 All in the family
Joe Mersincavage Sr. 27-22 Welcome to Mr. Rodgers Neighborhood
Mike Kresge 27-24 Clay Mathews will become a household name
Diane Bittmann 21-14 I like cheese!
Mario Cella 34-31 Damn Jets!
John Stolan 21-20 Clay and the Cheeseheads by a hair!
Mike Cummings 24-17 I can’t root against my favorite team
Alex Enciso 34-27 Aaron Rodgers is a beast
Joe Koziol 36-35 No Favre, no problem
Beth Ann Domarasky 24-21 Hate Pitt
Maria Yonki 27-17 Rodgers is hot
Bob Yonki 24-21 Packers rule Stauffer Heights
Deanna Yonki 24-17 Bring down the Steel Curtain
Chris Yonki 24-14 Favre MVP for Packers
Phil Pisano Four Yonki’s can’t be wrong
Anna Romanoski Green Bay all the way
Vinnie Butera 27-24 Overtime
Amanda Wascavich 27-10 NASA said there is life on 54 planets, but none in Pittsburgh
Chuck Kemzura 34-28 Get Ben a Terrible Towel for his tears
Amy Jadus 35-21 Should have been the Cowboys
Tom Craig 27-23 Rodgers on fire
Jay Rowan 24-17 Who cares?
Tim Cotter 24-17 The Pack’s defense will dominate
Lynn Rachkowski 20-14 A.J. Hawk is a rock
Kathy Ameika 31-27 The Pack steels one
Nick Alteri 31-24 Don’t forget Donald Driver
Annarose Salvo 24-14 Aaron is great
Jack Jones 28-20 Cheeseheads are sharp
Sonia Jones 35-17 Packer Steel the show
Carmen Ambrosino 20-16 Steelers can’t steal this one
David Zezza 27-23 Rogers Really Rocks
Barry Finn 27-24 Drew Whyte’s Packers can’t lose
Fred Kurtz 24-21 Packers Pack Powerful Punch
Dr. Bart Burne 32-28 Green/Gold local colors
Dominick Pepe 21-17 Should be close
Debbie Ostrowski 21-19 I really don’t care
Tom “Harry” Blaskiewicz 24-17 I’ve met Aaron Rodgers in person so I have to root for him
John Yakobitis Sr. 24-21 The best are Green-N-Gold
Fran Ankenbrand 28-24 GB and under
Joe Gorman 21-20 Reggie White
John Hennigan 28-21 I like Jo Jo’s beard
Dave Amico 27-23 This win’s for Steve
Michelle DePriest 17-14 Go Pac Go
Lloyd Christmas 27-20 Are those your scores?
Jack Ferrett 38-24 Green over gold
Charlie Lepore 27-24 I was born in a small town
Brennan Higgins 24-17 Let’s go BAY
Joe Gillespie 34-27 For Drew Whyte
Jiffy Ceresi 27-24 What am I, Nostrodamus?
John Poli 31-24 Nobody talks about Jennings
Tom Kraynak 24-20 I’m afraid of the Steelers
Mark DeAngelo 42-31 Let’s go surfin’
Deacon Walsh 27-20 My pool numbers
Ed Pacovsky 31-19 Go Shank
Joe Shank Sherinsky 38-17 To watch Steve Middaugh cry
Big Mike Thomas 27-26 To watch Little Steve cry
Dave Gavigan 31-0 No way Pittsburgh
Diane Poder 27-24 Because my husband picked Pitt
Cody Poder 31-24 For my hero Coach Whyte and Quarless
Eric Whyte 28-14 Do I have to tell ya why?
Bernie Stelacone 34-28 The Packers are packin
Bob Shupp 31-27 Chairge made me
Tom Granahan 20-17 Ben: What happens in Dallas, stays in Dallas
Bob Guilford 28-14 They named the trophy after Vince L.
Frank Yurek 21-14 Raider Nation hates Steelers
Robert Docchio 31-28 Favre MVP
Mary Fran Romanowski 21-7 Go Jets
Kristy Heper 27-16 I saw a shooting star
Richard Guilford 28-14 The Pack is back
Jim Jeffery 24-17 Go Six-Pack go
Martina Genanie 30-24 The Pack is back
Lee Havard 14-10 Favre texts Ryan
Rich White 26-24 Lombardi Trophy returns to rightful home
George Bath 38-33 Sevenpeat is trademarkable
Pat Norwood 27-21 Beefer would kill me otherwise
Margie Norwood 28-14 Go Beefer, Sorry Frank T.
Jim Fearick 20-16 Time for the smallest city to be the biggest
Marian Fearick 31-27 Win one for Big Len
Andrew Yakobitis 21-14 Green and yellow...Green and yellow
Jerry Yakobitis 30-24 14 yrs.since team sportin green won SB
Josette Yakobitis 33-17 Mike Yak’s Packers
John Skip McGlynn Jr. 31-24 Rodgers: A bit of Favre and a little Starr
John Jump McGlynn 21-14 Uncle Doc’s lucky boots
Kevin Booth 27-16 Cry in your towels
Katie Donahue 24-12 Listening to Pitt fans for five years is enough
Mickey McLaughlin 24-16 Green Bay will be hot in Dallas
Allison Booth 14-10 Kevin told me to
Ed Booth 30-13 Down with Rottenberger
Mike McLaughlin 28-23 Rodgers too hot to handle
Mikey McLaughlin 28-23 Still waiting for a Notre Dame championship
Jonathan Casey 21-7 Brett who?
John Petrini 27-20 A-Rod can’t be stopped
Dave Fife 27-24 Raji goes Dancing with the Stars
Lindsey Pagnotti 24-21 Cheese is delicious, goes well with Black-Eyed Peas
Matt Williams 24-21 Uncle Paul’s tears will fall like the Steelers
Alisha Marmo 45-27 I just want to see VC cry over something besides Toy Story 3
JC Mesko 20-17 Favre shows up in full uniform hoping to get in the game
Bob Laity 28-14 It’s easy being green
Karen Nelson 21-17 Say cheese everyone
Mike Stewart 20-13 Ben should stick to singing and drinking
John DeBiasi 31-24 Packers will Driver them crazy
Walt Kozak 37-25 Steelers’ luck runs out
Margaret Klush 45-24 Packers players are cuter
Joey Hughes 24-23 Mason Crosby as time runs out
Dustin Ferrett 23-13 Another peaceful six months in the book
Alan Dente 27-24 Pass the banana cake
Elaint Franks 21-14 Vince is looking down
Corey Gafford 46-28 The Pack is back
Dan Condo 31-20 Packers D shuts down Ben
Paul Boone 27-20 Laredo, Texas snowed first time in 6 years
Joe Pucylowski 28-17 Woodson will make a play
John J. Disanferdinand 34-27 Rodgers ends slug-fest with big play
Phil Falvo 24-21 Close game
Tom Coolbaugh 17-14 Defensive battle
Murph Adams 16-10 Defense rules the day
Brian Vandermark 31-24 They said the Saints were inexperienced
Ed Minci 24-17 The Packers have a running game
Amy Swartz 28-24 I’m rooting for GB, they knocked out my Eagles
Lenny Blandina 37-24 The ride’s over Jay
Billy Rowe 36-21 Sorry Cousin Linda
Lori Cook 24-21 Baby, you can Driver my car
Don Shappelle 27-17 Vegas has GB -2 to lure folks
Kevin Boylan 21-17 Ben’s nightlife catches up
Mark Warunek 38-24 No comment
Mike Butera 30-21 They beat the Eagles, their toughest game in the playoffs
Mike Romanowski 17-14 Clay all the way
Laura Mudlock 21-17 I hope they don’t cramp up
Cindy Lynch 24-21 The Pack is back, baby!
Mike Tracy 27-24 Who needs Farve
Ben Marriggi 28-20 The best offense.
Bob Durkin 59-0 the best defense.
Laura Joyce27-23Packers - Sam would be proud!
Colleen McAndrew 24-17 Packers - Andy would love it
Chuck Montagna 28-14 After the game Polamalu can get his hair cut at Montagna’s Men’s Salon
Heather Clancy 27-14 Ben is like an overgrown teenager
Charles Lopresto 32-16 Joe Pa should recruit in Wisconsin!
Ciaran Bilbow 35-12 Not Aaron Rogers Fault!
Brady Quinn Bilbow 28-16 Lemon picked Steelers!! No chance
Reilly Bilbow 23-13 Someone get me a Similac Sensitive
Patrick Bilbow 38-26 Pack on Lombardi time! Drew White for M.V.P.
Kim Bilbow 33-23 Ciaran plans great parties !!!
Joe Oprendick 13-3 Pack gets revenge for my JETS!
Bridget Brogan 21-10 Go Pack Go!!
Angel Noone 35-21 They tell me Jennings is pretty good
Jill Quinn 16-9 They got two guys from Boston U, the real Fighting Irish
Nicole Tieso 20-17 The cheese stands alone!
Betty Connors 24-17 Go Packers
Linda Victor 24-10 Go Cheeseheads!
Dave Jiunta 28-23 Steelers ripped off Dolphins this season, so Packers will win!
Helen Algar 33-0 Weird score, I know
Ed Breig 27-17 NFC grabs another one
Corey Uhrin 21-7 Chad Clifton is the MAN!
Patricia Mulrooney 34-31 It’s the Cheeseheads turn
Michele Avvisato 24-17 Pack ‘D’ is too much to handle