Derek Overly, Steel City Underground

Steel City Underground

Derek Overly
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As my passion for sports grew, so did my knowledge. Just watching the game of football wasn’t enough. I had to learn it. I had to study it. The more my knowledge grew, the less I had people around me to talk to about it. The casual fan wasn’t enough for me. So, I took to the Twittersphere to find more like-minded individuals to talk about the game with. After following all of the Steelers blogs and interacting with the bloggers on Twitter, one had learned of my want to write and reached out to me for an opportunity.

My writing experience comes from two places. When Bleacher Report had first kicked off and it was mostly fan contributed, I had 8 articles published on the site. I also have a Sports Management degree from the University of California (PA), Go Vulcans!

I’d like to think that I’m a cool guy, despite what my wife says. If you run across me on Twitter, feel free to stay a while and have a chat!

Recent posts by Derek Overly:

Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Tuzar Skipper joins Vince Williams in bringing down the Tennessee Titans during preseason 2019

Tuzar Skipper is more than a longshot to make the Steelers roster

On May 12th of this year, Tuzar Skipper broke the news to Twitter that he had officially signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers. So, who is this relative unknown that has burst on to the scene? Let’s take a look. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Ie73G8hxRJRNhHVMeQKPMg',sig:'t9XrW7uIFWJrGzK-Ij0j8Jl4QmW8G2ZH_asqWLdVe-M=',w:'500px',h:'333px',items:'617617024',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); Skipper, who is ...

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NFL Draft News & Coverage

NFL Draft Day 3 targets for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Day two is in the books. Raise your hand if you knew the Steelers would take Diontae Johnson at 66... nobody should have their hands up! The Steelers got two players they sought after on day two, and you figure they came away extremely satisfied. As should the rest of ...

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NFL Draft Day 2 targets for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Are you not entertained!?!? The Steelers saw their target, locked on, made the moved and acquired him. All of Steeler nation should be satisfied with adding Devin Bush Jr. Now what about Day 2? The landscape looks a little different without the 52nd pick, but let’s take a look at ...

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NFL Draft News & Coverage

Evaluating the depth of the 2019 NFL Draft: Defense

Evaluating the depth of the 2019 NFL Draft Class: Defensive Edition. Every draft class has a theme. There are always positions that are deep, and positions not so deep. You ask yourself going into the draft every year, ‘if my team needs position x to fill a need this year, ...

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Evaluating the depth of the 2019 NFL Draft: Offense

Evaluating the depth of the 2019 NFL Draft Class: Offensive Edition. Every draft class has a theme. There are always positions that are deep and positions not so deep. You ask yourself going into the draft every year, ‘if my team needs position x to fill a need this year, ...

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Steel City Underground NFL Draft Mock Drafts

Derek Overly’s 7 Round Steelers Mock Draft

After doing close to 100 mock drafts this season, scouting the players, and keeping an eye on pro day visits and pre-draft visits, I have finally come to a peace of mind and am able to complete my final mock draft for the season. Let’s just jump right in. Embed ...

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