January 2015 | Steel City Underground

Steel City Underground

The Pro Bowl Still Needs Fixed

The Pro Bowl has always been a laughing stock of the NFL. Despite the best efforts of Commissioner Roger Goodell to “spice up” the game with a fantasy football style draft, the game continues to make a mockery of what is supposed to be the league’s best. Don’t get me ...

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Revisiting: Seven Quarterbacks Better Than Ben?

At the beginning of the season, the NFL unveiled their Top 100 Players of 2014. On that list, which is voted on by players, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger ranked 31st overall: seven quarterbacks placed higher than Big Ben in the rankings. Back in July, I had questioned if there were 7 quarterbacks better than Ben. ...

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Why Clete Blakeman Couldn’t Call A Fair Game

In my "Likes and Dislikes" dissection of the Steelers Wild Card game against the Baltimore Ravens, I made some comments about referee Clete Blakeman and his officiating team: At no time did the game, in my opinion, feel fairly called. The balance of decisions (called or not) appeared to go ...

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Likes and Dislikes: Wild Card Game

Disappointing. This one word sums up the Wild Card performance the Steelers had against the Ravens. However, it's difficult to point the finger at one disappointment in general. The biggest disappointment, obviously, would be losing to the Baltimore Ravens. Another "D" word, disgusting, comes to mind when I heard John ...

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Wild Card Preview: Baltimore Ravens

I know I said a lot of disrespectful things about the Cincinnati Bengals last week (because I do not respect them) but no team irritates me more than the Baltimore Ravens. Okay, I know, I know. Le'Veon Bell, the Steelers' MVP, is most likely a scratch for Saturday night. That's ...

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