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Heinz Field is a football stadium located near downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is the home stadium facility of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL franchise and the University of Pittsburgh Panthers college football team. The stadium sits on approximately 12.4 acres (50,000 m²) of land and has a capacity of 64,450. Heinz Field is only used as a football facility. The stadium opened in August 2001, and the Steelers debuted there during the 2001-2002 NFL season. The stadium is affectionately called "The Big Ketchup Bottle" by ESPN announcer Chris Berman.
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