No one was surprised when two groups filed for a Pittsburgh franchise in the winter of 1983. It did come as a considerable surprise that DeBartolo, Sr. was one of them, given his son’s ownership of the 49ers. However, while the other group contented itself withholding a rally to demonstrate support for a potential franchise, DeBartolo stole a march by ...
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History of the Maulers
The Pittsburgh Maulers are a professional American football team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Maulers compete in the United States Football League (USFL) North division. Founded in 2021, the Maulers are one of the eight inaugural teams for the re-launch of the original United States Football League, which ceased operations in 1986.
They currently play their home games at Protective Stadium and Legion Field in Birmingham, Alabama, which also hosts the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers.
The USFL league announced the 2022 season will be played by the following eight teams Birmingham Stallions, Houston Gamblers, Michigan Panthers, New Jersey Generals, New Orleans Breakers, Philadelphia Stars, Pittsburgh Maulers, and Tampa Bay Bandits. All of these teams were a part of the original league play in the 80s'.
1983 – 1984, 2022 - Present / United States Football League
1983 – 1984, 2022 - Present / Pittsburgh Maulers
Maulers – A name-the-team contest yielded the nickname "Maulers," after the sledgehammer-wielding workers in steel foundries.
Original USFL Team
USFL Championship 0
2022 - Present / Protective Stadium/Legion Field (Birmingham, Alabama)
1983 – 1984 / Three Rivers Stadium
2022 - Present / National Spring Football League Enterprises Co, LLC, (Fox Sports)
1983 – 1984 / Edward J. DeBartolo, Sr.
2022 - Present / Kirby Wilson
1985 / Hank Bullough (never coached)
1984 / Ellis Rainsberger (1 win – 7 losses)
1983 / Joe Pendry (2 wins – 8 losses)
To qualify as the greatest player for this team, the player must have played one season for this team. If not, we will remove the player.
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Averaged 22,858 fans (60,043 seat stadium)
*Blue is this team’s history