Articles by Alex Kozora

Best Play/Worst Play: Jesse James

New series we’re kicking off here on Steelers Depot. To begin a recap of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 season, a look at the singular best and worst play from each player on the roster. If I wanted to sum up a players season in 30 seconds, these are the plays I would…



Josh Dobbs Learning No-Huddle Offense From Big Ben

I’m sure if you asked Josh Dobbs to make a list of things he learned from Ben Roethlisberger, he could write you a novel. Ask him to pick one above the rest and he might just choose how to run a no huddle offense. That’s how he answered in a…


Roosevelt Nix’s Contract Extension Well Deserved

The NFL exists in an era where fullbacks don’t. They’ve been phased out, replaced by speedy receivers and matchup nightmare tight ends. Fullbacks are less popular than the new Snapchat update. But Pittsburgh has a good one. And holding onto Roosevelt Nix was a no-brainer. Nix has done nothing but…


Steelers Sign Roosevelt Nix To Four Year Deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have locked up their fullback for the long haul, signing Roosevelt Nix to a four year contract, the team announced this afternoon. We have signed FB Roosevelt Nix to a new four-year deal. MORE: https://t.co/3ehqIEnOD6 pic.twitter.com/FrWcq1X2eE — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) February 10, 2018 Nix began his Steelers’…


Best Play/Worst Play: Artie Burns

New series we’re kicking off here on Steelers Depot. To begin a recap of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 season, a look at the singular best and worst play from each player on the roster. If I wanted to sum up a players season in 30 seconds, these are the plays I would…


What Steelers DB Do You Trust The Most?

Consider this a bonus question of the Friday Five. Dave and Dave had a good discussion on today’s Terrible Podcast and I wanted to branch off it today. They were talking about who is the best defensive back on the current Pittsburgh Steelers roster. We can debate that question in…



Josh Dobbs Had To Learn Patience In Rookie Season

For a rookie quarterback, there is so much to learn. A new playbook, a new system, a new approach to just about everything you do. But for a rookie in Josh Dobbs’ shoes, the biggest thing there was to learn? How to be patient. Such is the life of a…


New DL Coach Karl Dunbar: ‘What We Teach, We Demand’

I’m downright elated John Mitchell is remaining a Pittsburgh Steeler but it sounds like he is handing most of the reins to Karl Dunbar, hired yesterday by the team. It’s a move no one could predict because Mitchell didn’t retire so we didn’t even have time to guess (and inevitably,…


Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Welcome back to the mailbag and thank you for being part of it. I am not much of a basketball fan. But the Cavs are screwing things up as badly as any organization can. Kyrie for IT3 and then trade Thomas on the cheap at the deadline? Somehow, not shocking…



Best Play/Worst Play: James Conner

New series we’re kicking off here on Steelers Depot. To begin a recap of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 season, a look at the singular best and worst play from each player on the roster. If I wanted to sum up a players season in 30 seconds, these are the plays I would…


Five Options To Replace Carnell Lake As Steelers’ Secondary Coach

Yesterday’s sudden departure of Carnell Lake creates a new void in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster. Hopefully, we’ll soon get an answer for who the team chooses as his replacement. In the meantime, here are five possible options. Rod Woodson/Darren Perry – Lumping the former Steelers’ together. Woodson wasn’t retained in Oakland…