Brian E. Roach, Steel City Underground

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Brian E. Roach
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Brian E. Roach is a software engineer, author, and a Steelers enthusiast. He is married with one daughter and a border collie.

Brian has been following the Steelers since 1969 when he was six years old. Brian is the author of “A Life Begun” (available on Amazon Kindle, and from Lulu.com in hardback or paperback) and is currently working on his first full-length fiction novel.

He writes about the Steelers year-round on Steel City Underground and is more than happy to make a nuisance of himself and talk about the Steelers at length, anytime, anywhere.

Recent posts by Brian E. Roach:

Daily Steelers Grind: "Rib-gate", "X-ray-gate", and how the Steelers can win the AFC North

Daily Steelers Grind: “Rib-gate”, “X-ray-gate”, and how the Steelers can win the AFC North

Brian and his light-up chest go "video-style" for our YouTube audience in this edition of the Steel City Underground podcast. The "host who doesn't like toast" is still struggling with some things from last weekend’s fiasco, and thus another Daily Steelers Grind was necessary! Brian looks at all the "gates" ...

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With Raiders loss, Steelers season is slipping away

With Raiders loss, Steelers season is slipping away

Brian Roach is joined by Zach Metkler as the two try to decipher what exactly went down in Oakland on Sunday, where the Steelers continued their trend of dropping games to (usually mediocre) Raiders teams. The depressing, and mostly annoying, game was the Steelers third-straight loss: all against AFC West ...

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Daily Steelers Grind: Injury bug takes a bite out of the Steelers

Daily Steelers Grind: How injuries could impact the Steelers playoff chances

Joe and Brian join forces to discuss how the aftermath of the LA Chargers loss may impact the Steelers heading into the final four games of the regular season, as Pittsburgh appears to have become razor thin at several position groups. The duo will talk about which groups are most ...

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Pointing fingers and placing blame in the Steelers loss to the Chargers

Pointing fingers and placing blame in the Steelers loss to the Chargers

Joe and Brian take their dejected feelings and project them at the Steelers 33-30 loss to the LA Chargers on Sunday Night Football, but not particularly at those two teams, rather, the third team on the gridiron: the referees! The hosts attempted to avoid talking about bad calls which impacted ...

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Are we witnessing Ben Roethlisberger's best season ever?

Are we witnessing Ben Roethlisberger’s best season ever?

Brian Roach is joined by Noah Freeman as they spend the mid-week grind talking about whether or not Ben Roethlisberger has "lost it" like many so-called fans are saying in their overreaction to the Steelers recent loss at Denver. Is Ben throwing "too many picks"? Is he falling off a ...

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Broncos snap Steelers road unbeaten streak in 24-17 loss

Joe and Brian join forces once again to critique the Steelers Mile High woes from Sunday afternoon. Denver has never been a favorable place for Pittsburgh to travel to. Past games have plagued the Steelers and this one was no different. Hear what the hosts have to say about everything ...

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Daily Steelers Grind: Will the Steelers maintain the 2 seed in the AFC?

Daily Steelers Grind: Will the Steelers maintain the 2 seed in the AFC?

Available as a video version to our YouTube subscribers, Brian gets on camera in this episode to take a look at the Steelers remaining schedule, as well as the schedules of the other playoff contenders in the AFC: Who might stumble? (The Ravens.. cough cough!) Who might emerge as a ...

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Last-second heroics lift Steelers to victory over Jaguars

Last-second heroics lift Steelers to victory over Jaguars

Brian E. Roach and Zach "The Professor" Metkler try and settle down their nerves as they recap the Steelers unbelievable come-from-behind victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Grown A** Man awards will be doled out as the duo discusses how this kind of a win can sharpen a team moving forward ...

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Trey's Corner: Steelers set for rematch against the Jaguars

Trey’s Corner: Steelers set for rematch against the Jaguars

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Trey Johnson returns for another edition of Trey’s Corner, as Trey joins Brian E. Roach to preview Sunday's matchup between the Steelers and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Brian and Trey look back briefly at the big Panthers victory, and get into the nitty gritty of what the Steelers ...

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Exclusive interview with Steelers Super Bowl XL Champion Antwaan Randle El

Exclusive interview with Steelers Super Bowl XL Champion Antwaan Randle El

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and Super Bowl XL Champion Antwaan Randle El joins Brian on this special edition of the Steel City Underground podcast. Randle El talks about his time with the Steelers, what he's been up to since retiring and offers to make Brian his own special toast ...

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Gameday Tailgate Experience presents the Steel City Underground Steelers Podcast: Panthers Recap

Steelers blowout the Carolina Panthers for their fifth-straight victory

The Steelers came out and did what not Steelers team had done since 1984: score 52 points! That may be why Joe and Brian were surprised at the outcome of Thursday’s primetime class between two two-loss teams, as the Steelers steamrolled to a 52-21 victory. The duo breaks down who ...

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