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Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

New series we’ll try out here on Steelers Depot. Hopefully this doesn’t just turn into me talking to myself, but for the next hour, I’ll take questions on anything related to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Leave them in the comments or hit me up on Twitter, but all answers will take…


Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Nine

As the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their game against the Cleveland Browns this weekend they’ll be accompanied by the windmilling power chords of Pete Townsend and the soaring lyrics of Roger Daltrey: Who are you? Who…who? Are you a team that will barely miss the postseason or limp your way into…


Game Rewind: Steelers Vs Raiders Game Notes

Game notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 38-35 win over the Oakland Raiders. First Half – Kick return team: Arthur Moats, Sean Spence, Shamarko Thomas, Bud Dupree, and Vince Williams the front five. Robert Golden in tow. Jesse James, replacing Matt Spaeth, Roosevelt Nix, and Will Johnson the three-man “wedge,” with…



Jacoby Jones Left With Nowhere To Go On Returns

Wide receiver Jacoby Jones is the newest member of the Pittsburgh Steelers in spite of the fact that he is a nine-year veteran; he has also been a Steelers nemesis on returns, recording multiple touchdowns against his new team over the years. But the veteran return man’s debut in Pittsburgh…


Chris Hubbard’s In-Game Snaps A Product Of Tight End Meetings

When it came time for the Pittsburgh Steelers to make their 53-man roster this year, it had seemed that injuries has conspired to begrudgingly force the team to carry second-year former undrafted free agent guard Chris Hubbard as one of eight offensive linemen. The fact that he has been regarded…


Newly Trim Marcus Gilbert Seeing Efforts Pay Off On Sundays

Heading into his fifth season, Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert had been on a general upward trajectory throughout his career, though one not precipitous enough to reach a level of satisfaction for many. He still had some obvious technique issues that held him back. And he also had a…


Week Nine Steelers Vs Raiders Second Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to climb back into the win column with a game-winning drive at the end of regulation on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, edging above .500 once again. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. The Steelers defense got off…


Week Nine Steelers Vs Raiders First Half Notes And Observations

The Pittsburgh Steelers were able to climb back into the win column with a game-winning drive at the end of regulation on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, edging above .500 once again. Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the game. We were immediately introduced to…



William Gay Recipient of Steelers’ 2015 Ed Block Courage Award

William Gay has been awarded the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 Ed Block Courage Award. In a great video on Steelers.com, they highlighted parts of the reception in Gay’s honor. The Ed Block Foundation’s mission is “dedicated to supporting the well-being of abused, neglected and at-risk children throughout our Courage House National…


Three Steelers Make Up PFF’s All-Worst Team

Antwon Blake has been the Pittsburgh Steelers’ whipping boy for his play this year. But Bud Dupree? That’s what the love-them-or-hate-them folks at Pro Football Focus said, grading Dupree out as the second-worst edge rusher in the NFL with a 49.8 grade. The only player ranked lower is the Jacksonville…


Examining The AFC Playoff Picture

Now that every team has played at least eight games this season, it is time to take an in-depth look at the AFC playoff picture heading into Week 10. We’ll look at which teams are unofficially locked in, which teams are on the bubble, and which teams are all-but mathematically…


Todman Ready To Shoulder The Load, Pead Still Learning

In the scenario DeAngelo Williams misses Sunday’s tilt with the Cleveland Browns due to his foot injury, Mike Tomlin has complete confidence in Jordan Todman being the next man up. “Todman is ready,” Tomlin told reporters at his press conference Tuesday. “He’s been here, obviously an extended period of time.”…


Tomlin Happy With Rookie Tight End’s First Outing Against Raiders

With Pittsburgh Steelers backup tight end Matt Spaeth out this past Sunday for the team’s game against the Oakland Raiders, rookie fifth-round draft pick Jesse James was allowed to dress for the first time this season. The Penn State product filled in admirably for Spaeth and on Tuesday, head coach…