Roethlisberger got his encore, even though Steelers lost wild card match

If we’re being honest, very few NFL insiders, analysts, or fans – including Pittsburgh Steelers fans – felt that the black and gold stood much of a chance against the Kansas City Chiefs. In fact, members of the team admitted they felt little pressure to do more than play the game and see if they… Continue reading Roethlisberger got his encore, even though Steelers lost wild card match

Final Steelers game balls of the 2021 NFL regular season

Week 18 was a game that potentially could have been the Pittsburgh Steelers’ finale in the 2021 NFL season. With the overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens, though, and a win by the Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh now waits for the results of the Raiders/Chargers game to discover if they’ve slid into the playoffs and a… Continue reading Final Steelers game balls of the 2021 NFL regular season

Impossible to not give Roethlisberger the Steelers game ball after Heinz Field finale

On a night that Pittsburgh Steelers fans were anticipating highly following the semi-announcement from their veteran quarterback that Monday Night Football was likely his last home game, Steelers Nation packed Heinz Field to try to share in the magic. Although several players in the black and gold deserved to win accolades for their play and… Continue reading Impossible to not give Roethlisberger the Steelers game ball after Heinz Field finale

3Rivers’ Takeaways: Individual performances, coaching, and overcoming loss

Christina Rivers (3Rivers_Writer on Twitter) offers her Pittsburgh Steelers post-game takeaways, both positive and negative, as Steel City Underground extends its coverage of the Steelers’ on-field performances throughout the 2021-22 NFL regular season. The Pittsburgh Steelers looked to have run out of gas in their Week 16 blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on the… Continue reading 3Rivers’ Takeaways: Individual performances, coaching, and overcoming loss

Steelers defenders earn game balls following win over Titans

Week 15 was essentially a must-win situation for the Pittsburgh Steelers if they wanted any hint of a shot at a playoff spot following the 2021 NFL regular season. At 6-6-1, the Steelers looked outmatched early, once again on Sunday, as the Tennessee Titans looked to maintain their track as the No. 1 seed in… Continue reading Steelers defenders earn game balls following win over Titans

Three names stood out Thursday, despite Steelers loss to the Vikings

It’s not customary to give out game balls when a team loses, so that’s not what I’m going to do here in my postgame debrief of the Steelers 36-28 loss to the Vikings. Instead, there are three specific players who deserve recognition for putting the team in a position to potentially come back and win… Continue reading Three names stood out Thursday, despite Steelers loss to the Vikings

3Rivers’ Takeaways: Steelers comeback stunner dings AFC-North leading Ravens

Christina Rivers (3Rivers_Writer on Twitter) offers her Pittsburgh Steelers post-game takeaways, both positive and negative, as Steel City Underground extends its coverage of the Steelers’ on-field performances throughout the 2021-22 NFL regular season. After last week’s performance, I was admittedly nervous about Week 13’s rivalry game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens. Typically, games between… Continue reading 3Rivers’ Takeaways: Steelers comeback stunner dings AFC-North leading Ravens

More duds than studs as Steelers lose to Bengals in embarrassing fashion

After an embarrassing 41-10 road loss by the Pittsburgh Steelers, there was no way the Steel City Underground crew could award game balls. In nearly every facet of the game, Pittsburgh was a mess. Even with the return of linebacker T.J. Watt, the Pittsburgh Steelers couldn’t muster up anything. There’s no way to slice this in a… Continue reading More duds than studs as Steelers lose to Bengals in embarrassing fashion

7 Steelers surprises in Sunday’s loss to the Chargers

The Pittsburgh Steelers walked into SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles to face the Chargers on Sunday Night Football – with mostly a shorthanded squad. It wasn’t until Saturday that QB Ben Roethlisberger was cleared to play. Big Ben was flown out on a private flight separate from his teammates as the future Hall of Famer… Continue reading 7 Steelers surprises in Sunday’s loss to the Chargers