December 2015 | Steel City Underground

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Good, Bad, & Ugly: 2015 – 15 – Baltimore Ravens

Angry. Frustrated. Disappointed. I would hope the players feel the same way the fans do this morning, a Monday morning where playing quarterback to the Steelers playoff situation, and 2015 season as a whole, flat out sucks. You have to play the games, but this is one they should've won. Considering the ...

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Preview: 2015 – Game 16 – Baltimore Ravens

The times always-a-changing. The last time the Steelers met the Ravens earlier this season, Ben Roethlisberger was injured and Michael Vick had 3 days (and literally one full practice) to prepare to be Pittsburgh's starting quarterback. In that encounter, an 0-4 Ravens squad upset Pittsburgh at home, in overtime, after ...

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Good, Bad, & Ugly: 2015 – 14 – Denver Broncos

A slow start lead to a 17 point deficit at halftime. Going into the locker room, the Steelers knew this could be the end of their season. In order to secure a victory, they would have to do what hasn't been done before: make the biggest comeback in their history of ...

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Preview: 2015 – Game 14 – Denver Broncos

If you've noticed that I've been quiet for the last week, it's because I was avoiding spoilers for Star Wars. And while that didn't go as planned, despite my best efforts, I would much surmise the Steelers aren't looking to have their season spoiled, especially at home, this Sunday when ...

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Good, Bad, & Ugly: 2015 – 13 – Cincinnati Bengals

I'm not going to hide that I liked the outcome of the game, because I did... but sometimes I also feel like it's the "National Fixed League" too. If I really felt that way a week earlier against the Seahawks, then I guess the blow is softened in that the ...

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Preview: 2015 – Game 13 – Cincinnati Bengals

The last time these 2 teams met, the Steelers left Heinz Field disappointed. Not only was the loss difficult (because the game was within grasp) but it was the return of Ben Roethlisberger from a 4 game injury that gave hope, and the loss of Le'Veon Bell for the season ...

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Bringing Back Dri Archer

After an incredible showing by the Steelers on Sunday Night Football, one name has become an afterthought in the sea of positive things which happened in the game: Jacoby Jones. Jones was claimed off waivers on November 5, 2015 after being released by the San Diego Chargers a week earlier. ...

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Good, Bad, & Ugly: 2015 – 12 – Indianapolis Colts

With a late night game at Heinz Field, it took me an extra day to digest, and recover from, the hangover that is winning big. The last two weeks, the Steelers offense finally looks like the unit we were expecting all season, despite losing some key pieces along the way. DeAngelo ...

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Antonio Brown: Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man

Ben Roethlisberger told him to never flip again... So Antonio Brown did one better. Following a punt return for a touchdown, Brown kept running beyond the goal line (a la Forrest Gump) before leaping into the field goal post at the back of the endzone: ICYMI: @AntonioBrown84 & @steelers HAD ...

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