Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day 16

Well guys, this is it. The final practice of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 training camp. Tomorrow, the team will return home and finish out the preseason practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in Pittsburgh. Today’s practice finished how things began, the team working on the turf field at Greater…

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Steelers Training Camp Recap: Running Back

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Moving onto running back. Running Back Fitzgerald Toussaint: A solid, if unspectacular camp. He embraced the…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Quarterbacks

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. Let’s start today with quarterback. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger: As if he needs an introduction. Roethlisberger rested/was…


Film Room: Vintage Cameron Heyward Returns

It’s quite something that at this point the fact that Cameron Heyward is back on the field and doing the things that he is known to do has become somewhat of an afterthought. But that is what the seventh-year Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end looked like against the Giants last week,…


Steelers 2017 Preseason 1 Offensive Charting Notes

You might recall last year that Alex Kozora and myself began a weekly series in which we would provide information following each Pittsburgh Steelers game based on our charting notes that we took. Alex handles the defensive charting, and I handle the offense. After working through the Giants game from…




Andrew Billings Pushing For Starting Job For Bengals

Ah, yes. Another Cincinnati Bengals article, another recap of a player once heavily coveted within our Pittsburgh Steelers community. While we at Steelers Depot got woefully wrong the draft stock of defensive tackle Andrew Billings—to be fair, so did most draft analysts—he still landed with the Bengals, albeit in the…




Steelers Training Camp Diary: Day 16

Well guys, this is it. The final practice of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 training camp. Tomorrow, the team will return home and finish out the preseason practicing at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in Pittsburgh. Today’s practice finished how things began, the team working on the turf field at Greater…



2017 Training Camp Ends: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to everyone and I hope all of you had a very prosperous week. The weekend is now upon us and that means another preseason game for the Pittsburgh Steelers with this one being at Heinz Field against the Atlanta Falcons. The Steelers will break camp on Saturday and…



Bouchette: Le’Veon Bell Vetoed Contract His Agent Agreed To

While we already think we know most of the details related to the multi-year contract that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell turned down just over one month ago, a report released Friday morning by Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette includes a previous unknown element of those negotiations. According…



Short List Of Steelers Players Danny Smith Is Likely Watching Closely

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of wrapping up their 2017 training camp and when they do, they’ll immediately play their second of four preseason games Sunday night. With one preseason game already in the books as well as almost all of the practices at Latrobe, Steelers special teams…


New Faces 2017: OLB Farrington Huguenin

We are now at a point during the offseason in which we find ourselves looking at training camp just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league, and a lot has changed for them over the course of the past several months. They have lost a number…


Tomlin Rules Ben, AB Out Against Atlanta; Dobbs Will Start

It’ll be a similar looking Pittsburgh Steelers’ “first team” offense in Week 2 as it was in the preseason opener. At his press conference today, Mike Tomlin announced Ben Roethlisberger and Antonio Brown will be held out of Sunday afternoon’s game against the Atlanta Falcons. He announced Josh Dobbs will…


Steelers Could Opt For Lucky Number Seven At WR, CB

I do not know if they can, or if they will, but I do know this: this year, the Pittsburgh Steelers actually have the talent at the wide receiver and cornerback positions that would be sufficient to justify carrying an inordinate number of players on the 53-man roster, with built-in…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Don’t want to waste any time. Let’s dive into the mailbag. To your questions! Beaver Falls Hosiery: Hi Alex – which off season free agent signing will prove to be the most productive in the regular season: Knile Davis, Justin Hunter, Tyson Alualu or Coty Sensabaugh? Alex: Alualu, definitely. He’s a lock…