Truck Stop Lovin: Steelers Fan Buys Browns For $1 Billion

Haslam seen here looking for some new Browns at one of his truck stops. Courtesy knoxnews.com

Truck stop mogul and professed Steelers fan, Jimmy Haslam, purchased the Browns from Randy Lerner on Thursday.  Price tag went for $1 billion dollars.  The sale won’t be official until the owners approve, which they are expected to in October.

The big question in everyone’s mind is – will Haslam drop his Steeler’dom for a piece of the Dawg Pound?  Well, he currently has a stake in part of the Steelers organization, so he will have to sell that before taking ownership of the Browns.  But will this ’1,000%’ Steelers fan be able to give up the Black & Gold in his heart for some Brown & Orange?  Wasn’t Haslam’s interest in the Steelers solely because he had a stake in the organization?

My guess is that he’ll forget the Steelers pretty quickly.  But either way, whether he remains a Steelers fan or actually wants to better this sad sad team that is in Cleveland, one thing will always remain true – the Brownies will never ever change.  This one’s for you dawgs.

 

Topics: Browns, Jimmy Haslam, Steelers

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  • RS

    Never say Never. I”m sure many people have said that about our Pirates, and look what they are doing this year.