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The curious case of Anthony Chickillo

Days ago it was hard to predict if Anthony Chickillo would have a role in 2016 beyond special teams. Some even doubted he would make the 53-man roster. Now everything has changed, since Bud Dupree has been placed on Injured Reserve. Though Arthur Moats may be the starter on the ...

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2016 NFL Predictions: AFC East

This is part of an ongoing 8-part series where the Steel City Underground team takes their stab at predicting the 2016 NFL season. This edition focuses on the AFC East. 2015 Finish Terry Brian Joe Josh NE NE NE NE NE NYJ BUF NYJ NYJ NYJ BUF MIA BUF BUF ...

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2016 NFL Predictions: NFC East

This is part of an ongoing 8-part series where the Steel City Underground team takes their stab at predicting the 2016 NFL season. This edition focuses on the NFC East. 2015 Finish Brian Terry Joe Josh WAS NYG WAS NYG NYG PHI WAS NYG DAL WAS NYG DAL DAL WAS ...

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Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt

The Prognosticator’s 2016 predictions for Steelers defense

Alright: the all-seeing, all-knowing Roach-ac, wait no... How about The Great and Powerful Roach? (hmmm, sounds like a drug thing.) Roachismo? Nah, sounds like machismo. The Mysterious Roachamino? (Weird. Oh hell, let's just stick with "The Prognosticator".) After much continued consulting with the mystical arts, and after drinking 4 Neuro ...

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2016 NFL Predictions: NFC South

This is part of an ongoing 8-part series where the Steel City Underground team takes their stab at predicting the 2016 NFL season. This edition focuses on the NFC South. 2015 Finish Brian Joe Terry Josh CAR CAR CAR CAR CAR ATL NO ATL NO ATL NO ATL TB ATL ...

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The Steelers 2016 Schedule in 4 Quarters – The Third Quarter

It's the midway point of the season, and according to my incredible and almost certainly accurate prognostications, the Steelers should cruise into the start of the second half at a hefty 7-1. I don't see anyone being 8-0 at this point, so that would put us in the AFC driver ...

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Potential must manifest for a Steelers defense on the rise

It is no secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers' offense is expected to one of the best in the NFL in 2016, and rightfully so. Not only does Pittsburgh have one of the league's best quarterbacks in Ben Roethlisberger, but they are plenty deep on offense at nearly every position - ...

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The Prognosticator’s 2016 predictions for Steelers offense

Who remembers the Carnac bit Johnny Carson used to do on the Tonight Show? (Yes, there was a tonight show before Jay Leno and certainly before Jimmy Fallon!) It was a bit with Carson wearing a silly cape and hat, claiming he had mental powers which allowed him to determine ...

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Markus Wheaton’s breakout year key to Steelers offense

Markus Wheaton has never been the sexiest name on the Steelers depth chart, but that's the reason he could be overlooked. Heading into a contract season, the receiver once drafted to replace Mike Wallace has had a quiet tenure in Pittsburgh. Last season, Wheaton set career highs in receiving yards ...

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2016 NFL Predictions: AFC West

This is part of an ongoing 8-part series where the Steel City Underground team takes their stab at predicting the 2016 NFL season. This edition focuses on the AFC West.

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Steelers Cornerback William Gay

Steelers players voted; 2016 captains named

The Steelers selected four players to serve as team captains for the 2016 season, the team announced through a vote of their teammates today. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will serve as the offensive captain, CB William Gay and DE Cameron Heyward will serve as the defensive captains, and safety Robert Golden will serve as the ...

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