January 2016 | Steel City Underground

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Steps Steelers Need To Take To Fix Secondary

Pittsburgh's defense gave up a deplorable 4350 passing yards this season, which ranked them 30th among the 32 teams (with only the Saints and Giants doing worse.) It's a glaring reason this unit may be overhauled for 2016, but another reason is the number of free agents in the defensive backfield. Among those ...

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Preview: 2016 – Divisional Round – Denver Broncos

The 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers are once again the 6th seed in the playoffs. A team that will not die. A team bent on survival after losing multiple key pieces to their team. Many critics were quick to put a fork in this team when Roethlisberger was injured. If that injury wasn't ...

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Can The Steelers Win Without AB?

The bad news continues to roll in for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Antonio Brown has been officially ruled out of Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos, as confirmed by the official team's media outlets. The blow is a big one, as Brown is considered one of, if not the best wide ...

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2015 Season Coincidentally Shaping Into 2005 Season

Who could forget the 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers? A team who somehow found a way into the playoffs as the 6th seed, and became the first such team to win it all. The same could be said about this year's Steelers squad, one who has time and time again found ways ...

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Is A Healthy Landry Jones Better Than A Banged Up Ben?

Let me preface this article by saying, Landry Jones is NOT Ben Roethlisberger. I think we all know that, but I wanted to make it clear, just in case. What we're all trying to decide, including Big Ben and the coaching staff and trainers, is, will a potentially injured Ben ...

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Duel Opinions™: Broncos vs. Steelers (2016 Divisional Game)

What do supporters of this week’s opponent think of the upcoming Divisional matchup between the #1 seed in the AFC, Denver Broncos, and #6 seed, Pittsburgh Steelers? I caught up with Kaptain Kirk from the Denver Broncos fan site Broncoplanet.com, who was gracious to offer me 3 reasons why he ...

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Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

Why Joey Porter Should Not Be Fined

We all know the story by now: after Antonio Brown was nearly knocked out with a vicious hit by Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict, a series of events transpired which lead to another 15 yard penalty on Bengals CB Adam "Pacman" Jones. The penalties put the Steelers into position for the game-winning ...

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Bengals Fans Cry Steelers Are Dirty, Cheaters

I'm getting really tired of hearing the complaints from Bengals fans. We get it. You lost. You think the Steelers cheated, the Steelers played dirty and that your players, such as Vontaze Burfict and Adam "Pacman" Jones, walk around with halos over their heads. But you know what? I can sympathize ...

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