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Steelers Film Room: Jarvis Jones Vs Raiders

At this point in the season, it’s safe to say that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Jarvis Jones is a starter only by virtue of title, much as was the case last season when it was Arthur Moats and James Harrison rotating at his spot. While the snap counts have not…


Landry Jones Will Find More Hospitable Surroundings In Second Start

While Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may have practiced in a limited capacity in yesterday’s practice, and is reportedly comfortably ahead of schedule, already unexpectedly out of his walking boot, the smart money figures to remain on third-year quarterback Landry Jones making his second start of his career on Sunday…


Steelers Film Room: Darrius Heyward-Bey Vs Raiders

It was assumed that when the Pittsburgh Steelers activated Martavis Bryant from suspension, that would essentially spell the end of Darrius Heyward-Bey as a significant offensive contributor. That is how it started, but the veteran has been seeing more time the past couple of weeks. On Sunday, Heyward-Bey logged 22…


Time Would Be Now To Lessen Load On DeAngelo Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is coming off a career game, in which he recorded the most yards from scrimmage (225) and touches (29) in a single game spanning the length of his 10-year career. He is also 32 years old and suffered from some inflammation in his foot…


Steelers Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Vs Raiders

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix admittedly receives a disproportionate amount of attention relative to his role on the team, considering his snaps. I will admit that he is not just a fan favorite, as Alex Kozora wrote about yesterday; he is also a favorite among the writers here. But he…



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…