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Steelers 2015 Offensive Breakdown: 20-21 Personnel

Earlier in the offseason, I broke down the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense by evaluating the percentages in which they ran their system out of a variety of personnel formations. A bit later, I began taking apart each personnel grouping in more detail, starting with what was by far the team’s most…


2016 NFL Important Dates

Being as the 2015 season will come to an end Sunday evening with Super Bowl 50, it’s a perfect time to pass along the important dates that remain in the 2015 season league calendar year in addition to those for the start of the 2016 league year which is March…


Super Bowl 50 Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you. Super Bowl 50 weekend is finally here. I am looking forward to a Super Bowl this year dominated by solid defensive play and find myself rooting for the Carolina Panthers to beat the Denver Broncos. One year from today, Super Bowl LI will take…


Jerricho Cotchery Saw Potential Of Steelers Offense In 2013

Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Jerricho Cotchery is currently preparing to participate in the first Super Bowl of his career. Such is the fate of an individual who spend the majority of his career playing for the Jets (I kid—but not really). But prior to spending the past two seasons…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: WR Tyler Murphy

Player: Tyler Murphy Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 0 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $52,800 2015 Season Breakdown: We first need to backtrack a bit before continuing with the Steelers’ unrestricted free agents to account for a player that was overlooked earlier, that being wide receiver Tyler Murphy….


2015 Player Exit Meetings – FB Roosevelt Nix

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…



Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Hey everyone, Good to be back after missing last week when I was down at the Senior Bowl. And though we are really in the offseason here at Steelers Depot, full swing into a look at free agency and the draft, there’s still a million things to talk about. Never…


Kevin Byard

Kevin Byard’s Style An Ideal Fit For Pittsburgh

Ultimately, it isn’t going to matter. Whatever team drafts a prospect is going assume the role of that player’s favorite team. Throw allegiances out the window. Grew up a Browns’ fan, now drafted by the Steelers? Here We Go! Someone pass the pierogies. But for Kevin Byard, should the Pittsburgh…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis WR David Nelson – Unrestricted

Player: David Nelson Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 6 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $585,000 2015 Season Breakdown: If there is one thing you might think the Steelers did not need last season, it would have been depth at the wide receivers position—that or depth at either linebacker…


Finding A Kick Returner Requires Looking For One

The Pittsburgh Steelers have never been averse to the idea of having a dedicated returner over the years—particularly recently. Antwaan Randle-El is perhaps the most well-known in this century, a college quarterback turned wide receiver who largely was able to carve out a name for himself as a return specialist,…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – OT Kelvin Beachum

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


Steelers Have Options At ILB Heading Into 2016

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering what has the potential to be a transitional period for their group of inside linebackers, one of the bedrock positions of any 3-4 defense and perhaps the deepest position group on the entire roster. There exists the potential for great turnover within the group over…


Looking Ahead At The 2016 Top Outside Free Agent CB Market

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in fairly good shape from a salary cap standpoint as they enter the offseason and after several restructures are taken care next month, the team might have enough room to go after a free agent or two. However, if you think the team will go after a…