Steel City Underground

Steelers backup QB Landry Jones warms up against Patriots

Starting QBs not often found in the middle of the NFL Draft

I need the listeners of the Steel City Underground Podcast to bear with me a moment: this is a topic that has been beaten to death in audio format, but it’s one that I haven’t written nearly as much about. Landry Jones is a backup quarterback: not Ben Roethlisberger‘s replacement. …

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Pittsburgh Steelers safety Shamarko Thomas

Anatomy of the Steelers drafts: Shamarko Thomas

Anatomy of the Steelers drafts is an ongoing series leading up to the NFL Draft which examines the successes and failures of past Pittsburgh draft choices. Today’s article focuses on the Steelers 2013 fourth round draft pick, Shamarko Thomas. Overview Name Shamarko Thomas Position Safety Height  5-9 Weight  205 lbs. College …

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Pittsburgh Panthers tight end Scott Orndoff

Exclusive Interview: Steelers pre-draft visitor Scott Orndoff

For football fans who are accustomed to the transformation of Heinz Field from the blue and gold of the Pitt Panthers, to the black and gold of the Pittsburgh Steelers, you may soon see the same transformation occur with a local homegrown football player: Pitt tight end Scott Orndoff. The …

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Pittsburgh Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum

Take Two: Steelers draft Adams and Beachum in 2012

Steel City Underground is doing a series where we will break down each instance of double-dipping in the NFL draft during the Mike Tomlin area. By double-dipping we mean drafting two players of the same position. This has happened much more than most may think, which is detailed in the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers receivers Antonio Brown and Darrius Heyward-Bey celebrate a touchdown

2016 Recall: Steelers lose a heartbreaker without Big Ben

I may have mentioned once or twice in the 2016 Recall series that “I’d like to have this one back”. While I will probably say that about every loss during the season, here’s a game that no one gave the Steelers a chance to win, but they had every opportunity …

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree

Film Room: Bud Dupree primed for a breakout season

The offseason is a time for NFL players and coaches to improve different areas before the next season arrives. Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Bud Dupree has taken his workouts and prep for 2017 to the next level. According to CBS Sports Senior Writer Pete Prisco, Dupree has been perfecting his …

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 season opponents

SCU week in review – April 23rd

In case you missed it (or anything) the SCU week in review recaps all articles, videos, posts and more, shared via Steel City Underground’s various platforms throughout the week.

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Markus Wheaton

Take Two: Steelers draft Wheaton and Brown in 2013

Steel City Underground is doing a series where we will break down each instance of double-dipping in the NFL draft during the Mike Tomlin area. By double-dipping we mean drafting two players of the same position. This has happened much more than most may think, which is detailed in the …

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Former Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jordan Zumwalt

Take Two: Steelers draft Shazier and Zumwalt in 2014

Steel City Underground is doing a series where we will break down each instance of double-dipping in the NFL draft during the Mike Tomlin area. By double-dipping we mean drafting two players of the same position. This has happened much more than most may think, which is detailed in the …

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Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James

Anatomy of the Steelers drafts: Jesse James

Anatomy of the Steelers drafts is an ongoing series leading up to the NFL Draft which examines the successes and failures of past Pittsburgh draft choices. Today’s article focuses on the Steelers 2015 fifth round draft pick, Jesse James. Overview Name Jesse James Position Tight End Height  6-7 Weight  254 lbs. …

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