Steelers’ signing of D.K. Metcalf is highly improbable

Social media was buzzing after a report link was placed on Twitter on April 3, 2022 that the Pittsburgh Steelers could get veteran wide receiver D.K. Metcalf, if they were interested in doing so. This is the time of year for wild speculation driven by a need for sports media to get those clicks and conversations… Continue reading Steelers’ signing of D.K. Metcalf is highly improbable

8 reasons the Steelers should avoid drafting a QB this season

There’s a lot of hubbub lately surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers and drafting a quarterback. The speculation has been going on for years, with the impending retirement of Ben Roethlisberger and everyone with an opinion guessing as to when the team may look toward the NFL Draft for his successor. However, the rumors have ramped up… Continue reading 8 reasons the Steelers should avoid drafting a QB this season

2021 Steelers Season Recall: Training camp starts with questions to be answered

Steel City Underground presents our 2021 Steelers Recall: a look back at Pittsburgh Steelers games and storylines from last season. The Pittsburgh Steelers hoped to hold their 2021 NFL training camp at St. Vincent’s in Latrobe, a longstanding tradition, but were forced to use the UPMC Sports Complex on the South Side with Heinz Field… Continue reading 2021 Steelers Season Recall: Training camp starts with questions to be answered

The pros and cons of the Steelers signing Mitchell Trubisky

The Steelers finally pleased the free agency naysayers on Monday, with an unofficial announcement that the team likely signed the top free agent quarterback in this year’s class. That’s not a tongue-in-cheek comment either, when you consider that some of the free agents available (keyword: available) aren’t a noticeable upgrade over Mason Rudolph, Dwayne Haskins,… Continue reading The pros and cons of the Steelers signing Mitchell Trubisky

Another Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 Offseason Wish List

Nearly one month ago I wrote my first 2022 Pittsburgh Steelers wish list, highlighting several things I’d like to see happen as the team reshapes its roster for the new season. Since publishing that article in February, Ben Roethlisberger has retired and Stephon Tuitt is committed to returning to football. Both of those items were… Continue reading Another Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 Offseason Wish List

Don’t dismiss JuJu Smith-Schuster as a potential Steelers re-signing just yet

With the 2022 NFL Scouting Combine wrapped, pro day evaluations beginning, and the free agency period about to open up, the Pittsburgh Steelers will have any number of opportunities to evaluate players they feel could be added to their roster. Every year, this period of time is usually rife with internet rumors and speculation about… Continue reading Don’t dismiss JuJu Smith-Schuster as a potential Steelers re-signing just yet

Trading for a big-name QB could be a big-time mistake for the Steelers

Anywhere you look this offseason, someone is always scrambling to put a new franchise quarterback on the Pittsburgh Steelers roster. From NFL Insiders to clickbait bloggers, the gamut has run every name through the wringer at least once, if not multiple times. Player quotes have been taken out of context, or completely misrepresented, to speculate… Continue reading Trading for a big-name QB could be a big-time mistake for the Steelers

Short list of free agent QBs the Steelers should probably avoid

The list of quarterbacks who may actually be available in free agency, pending if they re-sign with their current teams rather than hit the open market, reads like the Land of Misfit Toys from Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. (No pun intended!) Of course, that hasn’t stopped the Steelers fan base from including a bunch of… Continue reading Short list of free agent QBs the Steelers should probably avoid

The Steelers we’re most in love with right now (and why)

With Valentine’s Day conveniently falling one day after the Super Bowl, we thought it would be a good time to revisit one of our favorite annual collaborations: our favorite Steelers! Below, the SCU team gives their thoughts on their current crushes, often picking players who are crushing it on the field. Here’s our individual contributor picks… Continue reading The Steelers we’re most in love with right now (and why)

Why the Steelers should pass on picking, or picking up, a QB this season

Talking about Ben Roethlisberger’s replacement following retirement is all the rage right now. Not long ago I discussed how I was annoyed with all of the speculation, breaking down some of the free agents that are, and are not, available to step into that role. Now I’m here to tell you about a completely different… Continue reading Why the Steelers should pass on picking, or picking up, a QB this season