‘This is Us’ stars Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore take center stage at Heinz Field
Hundreds of people descended on Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Saturday for Fan Blitz, the Steelers’ celebration of this year’s NFL draft.
Milo Ventimiglia and Mandy Moore, who have won the hearts of Steelers Nation in the NBC hit series ‘This is Us,’ made a special appearance.
The Steelers gave the actors special jerseys with the names of their TV characters, “R Pearson” and “J Pearson” imprinted on them.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 29, 2017
The stars took selfies with fans and posted them on social media.
— Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) April 29, 2017
The series, which is set in Pittsburgh, premiered last fall.
Other celebrities on hand to help announce Steelers player selections included Pittsburgh wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino; Mike Logan, a member of the Steelers’ Super Bowl XL champions; and the City League Champions University Prep team.
Fans had the chance to tour Heinz Field, get their faces painted and see the Steelers’ locker room.
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