Polamalu hosts former Steelers legends, celebrities for charity football game at Acrisure Stadium

Several former Pittsburgh Steelers got together Tuesday in Acrisure Stadium to throw the pigskin around in the name of charity.


Hosted by Troy Polamalu and his wife, the Resilience Bowl benefits the Neighborhood Resilience Project, which aims to strengthen communities.

“I’m thrilled that so many of my best friends and former teammates have agreed to support the Resilience Bowl with their participation,” said Polamalu. “The support of these individuals, our sponsors and everyone in Pittsburgh who attends will enable the Resilience Project to continue its work to build healthy communities.

Former Steelers including Jerome Bettis, Ben Roethlisberger and Hines Ward along with celebrities like Olympic wrestler Kurt Angle, comedian Billy Gardell and former NSYNC member Chris Kirkpatrick played a game of flag football.

Other celebrities who participated were:

  • Steve Bryne, an American comedian and actor

  • Ryan Clark, former Steelers player and current ESPN analyst

  • Chip Esten, actor, musician, singer-songwriter, and comedian

  • Patrick Fabian, actor

  • Corey Graves, wrestling color commentator and retired professional wrestler

  • James Harrison, former Steelers player

  • Pat Monahan, lead singer for the band Train

  • Ike Taylor, former Steelers player

  • James Harrison, former Steelers player

For more information on the Neighborhood Resilience Project, visit

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