December 2014 | Steel City Underground

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Likes and Dislikes: Steelers vs. Bengals

AFC North Champions! What's not to like about that? Really, there's not much to dislike on the Steelers end of the ball: There was a questionable fake punt on 4th and 9 with a chance to pin Cincinnati deep in their territory. Ben Roethlisberger had a miscue with Antonio Brown, apparently ...

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2014 NFL Predictions Revisited

On September 2nd I posted my NFL predictions for the 2014 season. With the regular season having come to a close, it's worth taking a look at some of those original predictions and comments:

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Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

If this were European football (or soccer as it's called here) perhaps Steelers supporters would have a chant as follows: "We don't give a d*** about the Cincinnati Bengals..." The song would be appropriate, as it's how I feel about Marvin Lewis' team and their performance. Sure, the national media ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Steelers vs. Chiefs

The Pittsburgh Steelers are playoff bound for the first time since 2011. In a "win and in" situation, it was the defense which rose to the occasion in what was a complete team effort on Sunday. In what has been a mixed rotation all year long, a squad without Ike ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Steelers vs. Falcons

Not much to dislike this week folks: the Steelers played well in every phase of the game on Sunday. While there's always cause for concern here or there, the details shouldn't get nitpicked, as it's hard to play a perfect game.

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Preview: Atlanta Falcons

There are 3 more games left in the season, and the sense of urgency escalates as each game passes. The Pittsburgh Steelers positioned themselves a half game behind Cincinnati for first place in the AFC North, but nipping on their heels are the Baltimore Ravens, with the same record as ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Bengals vs. Steelers

Every Monday Morning Quarterback fears the hangover of a Steelers Sunday: fear no more, as the Steelers are back in the driver's seat, and pushing for not only a playoff spot, but possibly the AFC North crown. But it didn't always look that way... With three quarters gone in Cincinnati, ...

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Preview: Cincinnati Bengals

It's been a tough year to write about the Steelers. At one moment, you're talking about their ups. The next their downs. It's as if the team has setup the fans for disappointment. In many ways, the opening game of the season has told the entire story of this season. ...

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