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Current Steelers standings in the team’s record books

We are living in a special era of Steelers football. We have a handful of potential future hall-of-fame players on our roster and many of them still have their best years ahead. 2016 will be a big year for the Steelers record books. Many players are close to breaking records ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers set initial practice squad of 10 players

According to Steelers.com, the the team has signed 10 players for their practice squad. The initial members of the practice squad are as follows: RB Brandon Brown-Dukes RB Cameron Stingily WR Demarcus Ayers WR Cobi Hamilton TE Rashaun Allen T Matt Feiler DE Caushaud Lyons DE Johnny Maxey LB Travis Feeney CB Al-Hajj Shabazz Of the 10 players ...

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SCU week in review – September 4th

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 Don’t worry Steelers Nation, Ladarius Green will play Steelers showing interest in Karlos Williams; should they? Which Steelers do ...

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Steelers trade with division rival to acquire CB Justin Gilbert

The Cleveland Browns continue to wipe their slate clean in 2016, saying goodbye to another player whom was considered to be a future brick in the foundation of the team's seemingly endless quest to turn their fortunes around. Former Browns CB Justin Gilbert, who some say never lived up to ...

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Steelers trim roster to 53

The team here at Steel City Underground gets an "A" on their homework assignment of predicting the Steelers roster. Over the last few days, Eric Herrmann nailed nearly every position, Brian Roach spoke about the potential casualties, and I, myself, pointed out several players on the roster bubble. Many of ...

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Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers

Eli Rogers: A lock for significant playing time with the Steelers?

Eli Rogers WR (5'10 180) Louisville You know, the slot receiver/punt returner who was so intriguing as a rookie last training camp before going on Injured Reserve with a foot injury? Yep, that's him. Rogers #17 is more than a starting possibility now. In fact, he's more than a roster lock now, according ...

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Catching up with the Stiller Gang

I recently had the opportunity to catch up with SG Bangor, one of the founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers fan club "Stiller Gang." The Stiller Gang phenomena has spread from Pittsburgh to around the world, with notable Steelers players such as Vince Williams and Mike Mitchell (pictured above) plus world-famous rapper ...

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Good, Bad, & Ugly: 2016 Preseason – Game 4 – Carolina Panthers

It’s the day after Nation! The day after the final preseason game. In this edition of “Good, Bad and the Ugly,”  as it relates to yesterday’s epic contest between the Steelers and Carolina, I’m going to reverse the process, and go with “The Ugly, Bad and Good.” Without any further ...

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Final Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction

With the final roster cuts coming this Saturday at 4pm, it's time to release my next 53 man roster prediction. By now, there are many familiar faces on the current roster, so once again, this article will be focused on the fringe players. Note: names are not in any specific ...

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Antonio Brown, the Steelers $10 million dollar man

Wanna know what consistency looks like? Look no further than Antonio Brown. Yesterday, the Steelers rewarded Brown with some extra money. They pulled $4 million from 2017 into this year's $6.25 million base salary, which makes Brown the $10.25 million dollar man this season. Brown's current contract expiries in 2018, ...

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Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison

I’m mad… and here’s why

I’m so mad…. … at those who complain about the “bad” signing of Ladarius Green but neglect to laud the under-the-radar terrific signing of starting cornerback Ross Cockerell, one of the cheapest quality (and improving) starting cornerback in the NFL. And also that of Villanueva, Moats, Williams…. … at NFL ...

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7 Steelers on the 2016 roster bubble

By 4 pm Eastern on Saturday, the Steelers will have to trim their roster from the current 75 players, down to the 53-man lineup used in the regular season. With several starters sitting for the fourth exhibition game against the Carolina Panthers, and 15 players dismissed earlier this week, a ...

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The Steelers surprising acquisition of QB Zach Mettenberger

Color me surprised, but not surprised. The steelers claimed QB Zach Mettenberger on waivers. — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) August 31, 2016 The Pittsburgh Steelers acquired QB Zach Mettenberger off waivers, one day following his release from the San Diego Chargers. It's not that the Steelers went after a quarterback which ...

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