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10 Reasons Indianapolis Is The Best Football City That Ever Was Or Will Be

There is no second place. When game day hunger strikes like a winter storm, combat the cramps with these delicious game day snacks from Pillsbury.

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1. Indianapolis doesn't slow down for anything.

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Because they host the Indy 500 and Brickyard 400 races. The road to victory will be traveled at roughly 240mph.

2. Rain, shine, or polar vortex, the game will go on.

Because Lucas Oil Stadium has the largest retractable roof in the league.
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Because Lucas Oil Stadium has the largest retractable roof in the league.

3. Indianapolis fans...

...FOOTBALL, and their team, and this iconic piece by modernist painter and sculptor Robert Indiana.
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...FOOTBALL, and their team, and this iconic piece by modernist painter and sculptor Robert Indiana.

4. This city has its center.

Of all the states in the union, Indianapolis is the state capital closest to the geographic center of its state.
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Of all the states in the union, Indianapolis is the state capital closest to the geographic center of its state.

5. Because after pigskin, there's plenty of pig left to EAT.

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Indianapolis' Goose the Market has meats, cheeses, wine, beer, ridiculously good sandwiches, and mouth-watering charcuterie. Goose the Market is arguably the best place in Indianapolis — nay, the world.

6. They have a neighborhood called "SoBro."

It stands for "South Broad Ripple." We can't think of a better place to grab a beer and watch the Big Game.

Note: This body of water (located in SoBro) is also extremely important.

Is this an actual lake filled with bacon? Not yet, but there's no reason it couldn't be.

Is this an actual lake filled with bacon? Not yet, but there's no reason it couldn't be.

7. Indianapolis knows the difference between luck and skill.

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And they know one QB who's got them both.

8. They keep cool even when the pressure piles on.

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This is a cool, cool, cool city. Like frozen-eyebrows cool.

9. And the city knows how to play hard.

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They are home to the largest children's museum in the world – over 500,000 square feet in size with more than 100,00 exhibits and artifacts!

10. Indianapolis is also home to multiple award-winning craft brews.

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So you know that players and fans alike will have plenty of beverages available to celebrate taking it all home.

Bring a treat to your playoff party inspired by your boys in blue.

Try these delicious Bacon and Blue Cheese Crescents from Pillsbury.

Try these delicious Bacon and Blue Cheese Crescents from Pillsbury.