September 2016 | Steel City Underground

Steel City Underground

Duel Opinions: Steelers/Chiefs Keys to the Game

Our panel of writers came together to preview this week's Chiefs game, by each finding a single battle they felt would be the "key to the game" for the Steelers to emerge victorious. Here are those results: Joe My key to the game is tackling. Alex Smith and the Chiefs will ...

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Is Justin Gilbert this year’s Brandon Boykin?

Here we go again: bringing up Brandon Boykin's name. Boykin could go down as one of the most polarizing moves the Steelers have made in recent history (considering we still don't know the outcome of TE Ladarius Green.) The cornerback earned a solid reputation playing in slot coverage with the ...

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Lookout league: Le’Veon Bell is back

Arguably the most explosive running back in the NFL returns this Sunday, and it couldn't come at a better time for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Steelers offense struggled to put up points in last Sunday's game against the Eagles. A myriad of receiving options struggled, outside of Antonio Brown. Markus ...

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Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin

Mike Tomlin boasts an impressive record following a loss

Oh, the life and times of being a Pittsburgh Steelers fan. While I personally don't succumb to one extreme or the other regarding wins and losses in September, Steelers Nation shared a collective "gloom and doom" sentiment after the Steelers were soundly defeated by the Philadelphia Eagles last Sunday by ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Guard David DeCastro

PFF grades Steelers offensive linemen against Eagles

As I famously (or not so famously) like to say in instances like this: "and in other news, water is wet." Pro Football Focus (PFF) recently graded individual players from the Philadelphia Eagles 34-3 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the article, several Pittsburgh offensive lineman received a low grade, ...

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Steelers fall 6 spots in NFL Power Rankings

After a stomping by the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, it's no surprise that the Pittsburgh Steelers have fallen in the NFL Power Rankings heading into Week 4. Last week the Steelers were the "King of the Mountain" in pro football's version of college football's Top 25, leading ...

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Short passes broke down the Steelers defense against the Eagles

Well, it happens. Sometimes your favorite team gets the crap beat out of them. It's always a difficult thing to watch, especially when you thought the Steelers defense played, nearly, lights out in the first two games. But such is life. I'm not sure what it was (we'll probably never ...

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