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Pittsburgh Steelers Podcast | Steel City Underground

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45 episodes
The Black and Gold Standard for Pittsburgh Steelers coverage

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Raw reactions to the Steelers 2021 schedule release

Joe and Brian return with the last big news before offseason workouts begin: the 2021 NFL schedule release! With a projected strongest schedule in the league, where do the hosts feel the Steelers will have their biggest bumps on the road ahead? And what advantages (or disadvantages) do their AFC No…
58min

Did the Steelers do enough this offseason to improve their offense?

Joe and Zach attack more draft grades and criticism of the Steelers 2021 NFL Draft class by discussing the offseason improvements to the team. While the defense didn’t need many adjustments (and duly noted on the show) the run game was the main focus during free agency and the draft. But did the St…
60min

Steelers draft grades and final thoughts on their Day 3 selections

Joe and Brian go to bat for the newest NFL players by trouncing draft grades and calling out so-called experts in the latest SCU Podcast. As any sensible football follower already knows, it’s difficult to “grade” a draft class without having seen any of the players play. The duo takes aim at some c…
1h 3min

Steelers select Pat Freiermuth, Kendrick Green on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

Joe and Brian are back to discuss the Pittsburgh Steelers second and third round selections in the 2021 NFL Draft. If you’re a frequent listener of the show, our hosts setup a scenario where the Steelers were still improving if they took a tight end early: and they still got their potential center …
52min

Thoughts on the first round of the NFL Draft and the Steelers selection of Najee Harris

Joe and Brian reflect on finally getting a mock draft correct, as the Pittsburgh Steelers select Alabama running back Najee Harris in the first round of the 2021 NFL Draft. The hosts also take a look at the entire first round and give their favorites for the Steelers next selection in round two on …
44min

Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 Mock Draft Round Table

Joe, Brian and Zach join forces for their final thoughts on the upcoming 2021 NFL Draft. What will the Steelers do in the first round? The hosts have their picks in, but not only for pick 24 overall, but also their wish list of things to come in rounds two and three, plus some overall thoughts […] …
1h 4min

NFL Draft: Potential first round targets for the Steelers

The “Professor” Zach Metkler returns with Joe Kuzma for a thorough run-through of their top candidates to be selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with their first-round pick in next week’s NFL Draft. The hosts debate on which of these names could even fall to the Steelers in the second round, and wh…
1h 20min

Why Mike Tomlin’s extension makes sense for the future of the Steelers

Joe and Brian get together on 4/20 to discuss the big news of the day, as the Pittsburgh Steelers announce a three-year extension of head coach Mike Tomlin. Instantly, the Internet has reacted to announcement with both fervor and disgust. The hosts aren’t getting high on their own supply when they …
49min

Round 1 of mocking the Steelers 2021 mock drafts

Joe and Brian dive into the thick of mock draft season as we’re two weeks away from the 2021 NFL Draft. Some of this year’s mocks can be all over the place – are some prospects truly worthy of a first round selection? Without an NFL Combine the boards are a mixed bunch, yet, some […] Round 1 of m…
38min

Can the Steelers risk passing on a running back in the first round of the draft?

The ongoing NFL Draft debate continues as Joe Kuzma flies solo on the latest edition of the Steel City Underground Podcast to make an educated guess as to whether or not the Steelers can afford to wait on taking one of the top three running backs in the draft. Last year’s draft saw five running […]…
33min

Pittsburgh Steelers 2021 NFL Draft wants versus needs

Joe and Brian continue to dig into the upcoming NFL Draft by addressing what we may see the Pittsburgh Steelers do in the coming weeks. While fans are fixated on certain flashy names and positions to select, the hosts peel back the layers of what team may feel is a “need” versus a “want”. Questions…
57min

Steelers free agency signings: what they mean for the 2021 season, NFL Draft

Joe and Brian are back on the horn to discuss the most recent happening in Steelers Nation, including a surprise return. The duo also talks about how Pittsburgh’s veteran, but “non flashy” free agent signings might impact their upcoming draft plans. Questions or Comments? Call the Steel City Underg…
56min

Pittsburgh Steelers Mock Draft Insanity: Chapter 2

It’s the season and the time, and once more Brian E. Roach loses his mind and goes completely insane in the latest edition of SCU’s Mock Draft Insanity. Joining the “Mad Mocker” is Zach “The Professor of Football” Metkler, and special guest, LeeAnn Lowman (who is Pittsburgh royalty) as the trio exp…
1h 4min

The Steelers are signing free agents: including some of their own!

The Steelers are starting to get more involved with free agency, bringing back one of their own but potentially at the cost of another. Joe and Brian breakdown all of the moves and how it impact’s Pittsburgh’s efforts in building a Super Bowl contender. Questions or Comments? Call the Steel City Un…
48min

The Steelers are somewhat stuck but still reloading during free agency

Joe and Brian address the Steelers moves, and lack thereof, in part two of a two-part NFL free agency special on the SCU Podcast. While Pittsburgh was unable to retain some key players, there are other shrewd moves which they did make to help ensure the team isn’t in a total rebuilding mode. The du…
59min

Understanding the Steelers, NFL free agency, and the salary cap

Joe and Brian are back for a two-part NFL free agency special, starting with explaining how the Pittsburgh Steelers operate during this time of the year, as well as why they are perceived to have any salary cap issues. Good teams are bound to lose great players when they draft and perform well. The…
29min

Potential Steelers free agent targets at positions of need

Joe and Brian reconvene to continue their thoughts on what the Pittsburgh Steelers could do during free agency. While there are a number of their own in-house candidates to potentially re-sign, the Steelers could seek to bring in a few players from outside of the organization where there are obviou…
1h 14min

Which of their own free agents should the Steelers attempt to re-sign?

Joe and Brian are back as free agency is set to kick off in the NFL. The hosts breakdown the list of impending Pittsburgh Steelers free agents and ask the age-old question: who stays and who goes? There are a few surprises, and perhaps, even some pipe dreams on each of their wish lists! Questions […
1h 3min

Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers make it official for 2021

Brian E. Roach and Zach Metkler look at all that is known about the new deal agreed upon between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Hall of Fame QB Ben Roethlisberger. Does this benefit the Steelers? Does it change their draft plans? Is it the right or wrong decision? All of this and more gets discussed o…
46min

Was predictability and play calling the downfall of the Steelers offense last season?

Joe flies solo on this edition of the Steel City Underground Podcast to discuss the flavor of the week making rounds on Steelers social media: the amount of times Ben Roethlisberger was in shotgun formation. Believe it or not, the numbers lend to a trend from around the league that isn’t too unusua…
42min

For the 2021 Steelers, there is no better alternative than Ben Roethlisberger

Joe and Brian are back earlier in the week than usual as news dropped all over the Internet that Ben Roethlisberger will, in fact, be returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2021 season. Touched upon somewhat in the last episode, the hosts expand on their previous thoughts about Big Ben under …
1h 20min

Why it’s not a good idea for the Steelers to take a running back early in the NFL Draft

Joe and Brian get back together for a talk about Steelers draft wants, and needs: can you guess which position running back falls under? The hosts talk about past and current picks, plus other areas which Pittsburgh may want to focus on moving forward as an organization in the latest episode of the…
1h 12min

Speculation and stupid storylines from Steelers Nation

Once the Super Bowl has passed and there’s nothing to look forward to until the official start of the next league year, speculation and stupid stories run rampant all over the Internet. From Ben Roethlisberger’s demise to J.J. Watt joining his brothers in Pittsburgh, no topic appears to be off limi…
1h 7min

2021 Mock Draft Insanity Series 1: Give it all away!

It’s that time of year again – Brian is watching “Draft Day” and plotting evil genius plans for Draft Day Domination! Yes, it’s Mock Draft Insanity! The point is – it’s all just guesses. So, why not make it as over the top as possible, and Brian may have outdone himself this time around. The […] …
1h 26min

“Would you rather?” Steelers early 2020 offseason edition

Joe and Brian bring a game of “Would you rather?” to the latest Steel City Underground Podcast, discussing a myriad of topics about the Steelers offseason. The duo also discusses their Valentine’s Day “crushes” (as it pertains to Pittsburgh.) Note: the show wrapped before this morning’s news of Mau…
55min

Super Bowl, Hall of Fame, and postseason award reactions

Joe is joined by Noah Freeman who makes his long-awaited return to the show as the duo discuss a slew of topics ranging from the Super Bowl to postseason awards. There’s a lot of chatter about how to “fix” the Pittsburgh Steelers following Sunday’s big game. Some fans are convinced that the Steeler…
1h 6min

Former Steelers linebacker Levon Kirkland talks Super Bowl and pro career

Brian is joined by former All-Pro Linebacker Levon Kirkland to help preview the upcoming “big game”. Brian brings up topics such as “He who shall not be named” and other painful memories from that period of Pittsburgh Steelers history. He and Levon also discuss the Super Bowl as well as Kirkland’s …
56min

The Steelers don’t need to make any stupid trades this offseason

Joe flies solo to investigate why all of yinz fans have gone crazy! From Carson Wentz to Deshaun Watson and his teammate J.J. Watt, there’s no player Steelers Nation doesn’t want to trade for these days. Then there’s still others that maybe Pittsburgh might not want at all! Joe discusses this plus …
43min

Looking behind, and ahead, at the Steelers upcoming free agents

The Steelers season came to a crashing end a few weeks ago and Mike Pelaia of Steel Nation Radio returns with a recap show and then some. Mikes put a final stamp on the loss plus he previews the upcoming offseason with free agents Pittsburgh must/should keep – and ones to turn away. Questions or [……
21min

Killer B’s are Super Bowl bound; are the Steelers a landing spot for Stafford?

Joe Kuzma is joined by Zach Metkler as the hosts jump through a slew for storylines from over the weekend in the NFL. In another nothing burger moment, Mark Madden drops a T.J. Watt rumor which is denied. Matt Stafford and another player appear on their way out from the Detroit Lions, with each hav…
1h 18min