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Suspend Your Concerns on Steelers Player Issues

For those worried that the Steelers have been suffering an inordinate number of suspensions under Coach Tomlin – here's some news for you. They've simply been "middle-of-the-road." Since 2002, the Steelers have had eleven suspended players - for a total of 43 games. That's far short of Washington and Denver, ...

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Is Fantasy Football good for the sport of football?

Fantasy Football. Those two words are as polarizing as ever in 2016. Almost every football fan I speak with is divided on their feelings over the game: some eat, sleep and breathe it, while others are content with simply being fans of the nation's most popular sport. If you've been ...

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Why I’m not worried about the Steelers backup QB situation

Yes: I'm not particularly concerned about the Steelers current backup QB "situation." Much has been made about preseason games thus far, and backup quarterback play in those games. I've heard comparisons to other teams/players (Cowboys' rookie QB Dak Prescott) as well as being told "we should only care about the ...

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Signing Keenan Lewis not as speculative as originally thought

I wanted to start this article by stating, the team here at Steel City Underground has taken it's fare share of speculative stances on players as of late. Within recent years, the Steelers have had a trend of bringing back former players. We've written about LaMarr Woodley, Will Allen and ...

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Will the preseason overreactions ever stop?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have one of the largest and most passionate fan bases in not only the NFL, but in all of professional sports. This isn't up for debate. However, what can be debated is the degree to which this passion sometimes leads certain sectors of fans to think irrationally. ...

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Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers

How far up the depth chart does Eli Rogers climb?

Eli Rogers has created quite a buzz among Pittsburgh Steelers fans this preseason, with a strong work ethic that has translated to on-field success. The main question surrounding the second-year wide receiver isn't if he makes the team, rather, how he will be used when he makes the team. Entering training camp, the ...

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Steelers QB Waiver Wire Targets

The Steelers quarterback depth has gotten murky over the past few weeks. Bruce Gradkowksi tore his hamstring last week versus the Lions, making his future with the team pessimistic. Dustin Vaughan was then promoted to the #3 spot, just to fracture his thumb versus the Eagles. They recently signed Bryn Renner, but ...

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SCU week in review – August 21st

In case you missed it (or anything) the SCU Sunday Steelers Wrap-up recaps all articles, videos, posts and more, shared via Steel City Underground's various platforms throughout the week. Podcasts Articles Sean Davis’ development is imperative for Artie Burns Should the Steelers explore bringing back Michael Vick? How will the ...

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The many mysteries of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers

The 2016 offseason has been unlike any other in recent years. I cannot recall a time where so many off-the-field issues have plagued a team before the regular season has kicked off. It's time to put on my detective's cap, and place a spyglass over the many issues surrounding the Steelers. Le'Veon Bell ...

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