Articles by Alex Kozora

Ask Alex: Steelers Mailbag

Welcome back to the mailbag. We’re back on schedule with our Thursday afternoon chat. One thing I gotta say. I am not an experienced flyer and really have only flown for my three Senior Bowl trips. To be honest, getting through TSA is not that bad. In Pittsburgh at least. Half…


Senior Bowl Interview With Hawaii S Trayvon Henderson

The 69th Reese’s Senior Bowl had their annual media day a little more than a week ago. The best chance of the week to talk to the players and find out more than just what they show on tape. Throughout draft season we’ll break up the interviews between some feature…


Loss Of Eli Rogers Creates Another Important Need For Steelers

We’ve discussed plenty the needs of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2017. It’s the Jan Brady of draft needs: defense, defense, defense. And that’s obvious. Inside linebacker? Oh year. Safety? It’s near the top. Another pass rusher? Can never have enough of those. But one position we’re forgetting is special teams. Mainly because…


Bouchette Doesn’t Believe Steelers Will Use 5th Year Option On Bud Dupree

Though far from gospel, one of the top Pittsburgh Steelers’ beat writers doesn’t believe the team will place the fifth year option on outside linebacker Bud Dupree. In one of his Steelers’ chats yesterday, Ed Bouchette was asked if the team will exercise Dupree’s option season. His response? “Significant question…


Best Play/Worst Play: Le’Veon Bell

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…


2018 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wisconsin OLB Garret Dooley

From now until the 2018 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a several others will be top-ranked players at…


2018 Steelers Futures Reports: RB James Summers

As we’ve done in previous offseasons, we’re taking a look at those Pittsburgh Steelers under futures contracts for the 2018 offseason. We’ll focus this on the players who weren’t on the team’s practice squad last year, the mostly unknown players fans are unfamiliar with. Today, we’ll look at one of the team’s…


Terry Bradshaw Says Canning Todd Haley Made No Sense

Our good friend Terry Bradshaw is back in the headlines. He’s keeping with his critical stance on the Pittsburgh Steelers, this time telling Sporting News that Todd Haley shouldn’t have been fired by Mike Tomlin. “Haley was a great play-caller,” Bradshaw explained to Sporting News last week. “They had great success…


Sean Davis Ranked As One Of League’s Worst Safeties

Sean Davis clearly did not take the step many expected in 2017. His grade in Bleacher Report’s NFL 1000 reflects that with Davis coming out as one of the worst in the NFL. He was rated 51st out of 54 strong safeties only finishing ahead of household names like Xavier Woods, Da’Norris…


Explaining WR Coach Darryl Drake’s Philosophy

A little more than a week ago, we brought you a series of videos from new Pittsburgh Steelers’ WR coach Darryl Drake’s coaching clinic. It was a solid overview of who he is as a coach, cut from a similar cloth as Richard Mann in that old-school, father-figure approach. At…


Best Play/Worst Play: Ben Roethlisberger

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…


Steelers Sign Three More To Futures Contracts

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced the signing of three players to futures contracts, the team tweeted out a short time ago. They are: WRs Trey Griffey and Tevin Jones and RB James Summers. We have signed WR Trey Griffey, WR Tevin Jones and RB James Summers to Reserve/Future contracts. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) January…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey everyone. Good to be back for the mailbag. Fire away your offseason/Senior Bowl questions or whatever else is on your mind. As usual, we’ll also have our mailbag Thursday afternoon at 2:30 PM/ET. To your questions! jger15: Hey AK — hope the trip went well! Saw that you reported J’Mon…


Kozora: 2018 Senior Bowl Mock Draft

I’ll be creating my first full mock draft in a couple weeks but with the Senior Bowl wrapping up this past weekend, I wanted to do a mock that focused just on those who attended the game in Mobile. The players I – and maybe you, if you’ve been reading…


2018 Steelers Futures Reports: S Malik Golden

As we’ve done in previous offseasons, we’re taking a look at those Pittsburgh Steelers under futures contracts for the 2018 offseason. We’ll focus this on the players who weren’t on the team’s practice squad last year, the mostly unknown players fans are unfamiliar with. Today, we’ll begin with a semi-familiar…