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Pittsburgh Steelers offense

Good, bad (and yes, ugly) highlight Steelers win in Detroit

I’m not sure about anyone else, but the Steelers/Lions game on Sunday ended up about the way I expected. The storyline that got it to that final 20-15 score wasn’t anything I had anticipated, however. It was a game that showcased some of the Steelers strengths and definitely highlighted their ...

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James Harrison #92 leads the Steelers in a pre-game pep talk ahead of playing the Detroit Lions

AFC North clearly owned by Steelers through eight weeks

Eight weeks into the 2017 NFL regular season, the picture of the AFC North has become clear. Once considered one of the most competitive divisions in the league, 2017 has seen all four teams - the Pittsburgh Steelers, Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals and Cleveland Browns - struggle at times. Three ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers defense

Some surprises for Steelers snap counts in Sunday’s win over Detroit

The Steelers win over the Lions didn't have too many surprises in terms of playing time this week. Everyone was anxious to see what the wide receiver snap count breakdowns would be with Martavis Bryant's benching for Sunday night's game announced well in advance of the primetime contest. JuJu Smith-Schuster ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger

You Make The Call: Will Ben ever get the benefit of the doubt?

You Make The Call is a weekly feature from Steel City Underground which will challenge fans to examine officiating call(s) made in the previous Pittsburgh Steelers game. The goal is not to whine about calls, as we cannot change them long after the fact! Instead, this column is an opportunity to ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers Quick Yinzing

Did the Steelers escape a “trap game” in Detroit?

I hate the phrase "trap game" and this Detroit road game had the makings of it. The Steelers just came off of two huge AFC wins with a 5-2 record to travel to a non-conference opponent, the Detroit Lions. Fans are accustomed to seeing the Steelers "play down" to road ...

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