Articles by Luke Shabro

There’s Only One Ben Roethlisberger

The 2015 NFL Draft is passed and for the 7th time in 10 years, a quarterback was taken first overall. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers took the controversial Florida State Seminole quarterback Jameis Winston. As we find ourselves moving towards offseason training activities (OTAs) and soon enough NFL training camps, as…


Exclusive Interview With Richmond LB Aaron Roane

The offseason for the Pittsburgh Steelers is in full swing as free agency and the draft have now passed and we have a better idea of what the team could look like come September. All of the Steelers draft picks will be extensively looked at by the media and especially…


Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 80 Big Board 7.0

Since the posting of the last Big Board, the Pittsburgh Steelers have re-signed outside linebacker James Harrison. The signing of Harrison was incredibly necessary as the Steelers were counting on returning Arthur Moats and the underwhelming Jarvis Jones to start with little depth behind them besides 2014 undrafted free agent…


Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 70 Big Board 6.0

Well it’s been around two weeks since I posted the last Big Board. The first wave of free agency has come and gone and holy cow what a wave! The Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Ravens and many more teams were wheeling and dealing during the legal…


Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 60 Big Board 5.0

The 2015 NFL Scouting Combine was quite the spectacle as some players impressed (ahem, Vic Beasley) but it’s important not to get too carried away with the numbers and try and remember what you see on tape. Functional strength is often far different than what a guy can bench. In…


Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 50 Big Board 4.0

This will be the final Pittsburgh Steelers draft big board before the NFL Combine that starts February 17th. You’re unlikely to see anyone “shoot up the boards” due to their combine numbers but the workouts could go a long way in confirming some thoughts or doubts on players. In order…




Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 40 Big Board 3.0

The Big Board drives on as we get further into the offseason! In order to hopefully spur on more discussion and keep things dynamic I’ve again included 10 more players. I’ve added some running backs. You can kill me for this but I don’t see Todd Gurley or Melvin Gordon…




Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 30 Big Board 2.0

Last week’s first Steelers Depot Big Board of the 2015 NFL Draft was met with largely positive results. There was a lot of good discussion and some people felt there weren’t enough of some positions and certain players should’ve been on the board. In order to hopefully spur on more…




Steelers 2015 Draft: Top 20 Big Board

With the Pittsburgh Steelers losing in the first round of the playoffs to their hated rivals the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh fans now have only the offseason to look forward to. Free agency is usually pretty limited in the Steel City. General Manager Kevin Colbert seemingly broke away from the usual…