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Why were fans angry during the Franco Harris tribute?

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DEC 25, 2022

BY : Manjit Bauri

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The Pittsburgh Steelers organization and fan base experienced a depressing day on Saturday

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On Tuesday, legendary running back Franco Harris passed away at the age of 72

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NFL Network aired the Steelers vs. Raiders game on Saturday

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During half-time, the channel stayed with the ceremony to tribute late Franco Harris

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where president Art Rooney II made comments and presented Harris' widow, Dana, and son, Dok, with the running back's jersey

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Members of the 1972 Steelers team were on the field for the ceremony as well

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As the Acrisure Stadium instructed the fans to focus on the video screen for a tribute to Harris, NFL Network moved to a commercial

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The viewing audience wasn't happy with the station's decision to go to a commercial

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"Pretty shitty of NFL Network to cut away in middle of ceremony," a fan wrote 

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The greed is so unbelievable, you had to put in a commercial break during the Franco Harris tribute. So disrespectful. Shameful. Another wrote 

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