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Preview: 2016 Preseason – Game 1 – Detroit Lions

As I sit to write this, it’s been 205 days, 3 hours and 52 minutes since we last had Steelers football to watch.  That’s when the 2015 season came to an unfortunate end in Denver.  In a few more days, that long wait will finally end, and the first of ...

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Steelers Ratings for Madden 17

If you're like me, then you love Madden and look forward to the new release every year. It's always fun to check out the player ratings and see how good your team will be. You can go check out the full list of player ratings yourself, but I saved you ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant

Who will step up in Martavis Bryant’s absence this season?

As we all know by now, Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver Martavis Bryant has been suspended for the entire 2016 season, for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. One of the most popular questions this offseason, following news of Bryant's punishment, is "Who will step up in Martavis Bryant's absence this season?" I'm of ...

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The curious case of Senquez Golson

April 2015. Speculation surrounded the Pittsburgh Steelers, and whether the team would draft break from tradition to select it's first cornerback in the first round since Chad Scott was taken by the team in 1997. Entering the 2015 NFL Draft, the Steelers were one of two teams with the longest ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier

6 Steelers who should sit out preseason games

Whenever someone mentions the potential of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers, a season prediction is always followed by the words: "if they remain healthy." After years of what feels like a curse when it comes to the health of major contributors, combined with the cancellation of the Hall of Fame game, I ...

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Highlights of Kevin Greene’s Hall of Fame weekend

Former Pittsburgh Steeler Kevin Greene had a busy weekend in Canton, Ohio, and Steel City Underground was there to cover it! Below is a compilation of various posts, images, videos and SCU exclusive content from Kevin Greene's Hall of Fame weekend. Let's start with a highlight reel of Greene's time ...

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Does Golson’s injury open door for Will Allen’s return?

Steelers fans had their hearts broken recently when it was announced that Senquez Golson would be out for large portion of the season with a foot injury. This setback caused a chain of events that included the Steelers signing cornerback Kevin White, and recent draft pick Sean Davis being promoted ...

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Why Max Kellerman is wrong for calling Steelers defense “soft”

Max Kellerman delivered one of the greatest offseason NFL lines on ESPN's "First Take" (which was hosted live during the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp, located at Saint Vincent College.) Kellerman, also no stranger to making Skip Bayless style comments, called Pittsburgh's defense "soft" during the 2-hour broadcast. Mike Tomlin responded to the ...

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Sammie Coates: next great product of Steelers WR factory?

It’s no secret that the Steelers have excelled at churning out receivers over the past years. There has been a common theme among the Steelers successful receivers, beyond statistics and measurables: work ethic. It has enabled players to be great, as well being the downfall for some. This factor is evident ...

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