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Steelers Must Find Plugs To Fill Holes In Defensive Line

When the Pittsburgh Steelers lost veteran nose tackle Steve McLendon in free agency yesterday, it opened up a pretty big hole in the team’s defensive line depth. But let’s not forget that the Steelers already had a hole there. Now the team has two holes to fill along the defensive…


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Six First-Round Candidates For The Pittsburgh Steelers

Man, the NFL Draft is only six weeks away. Hard to believe. As we go through the first wave of free agency, we can get a clearer look at who the Pittsburgh Steelers might take 25th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft. Of course, the draft can – and does…



Scouting Report On Newly Signed OT Ryan Harris

There’s no doubt signing Ryan Harris is far less sexy than Ladarius Green. We went from five star dining to fast food. Lot less interesting to talk about. But does that mean Harris is a bad player? Of course not. You know how we roll at Steelers Depot. We’re going…


The Optimist’s Take: Ryan Harris Winning Starting Job

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – CB Cortez Allen

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…


Parting Ways Made Most Financial Sense For Steelers, McLendon

As I wrote yesterday, the first of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agent dominoes were likely to fall very soon, as early as that day, and in fact we saw two of them go down. Not only did free agent tackle Kelvin Beachum quickly get a deal done with Jacksonville, veteran…


The Pessimist’s Take: Robert Golden Starting At Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



Steelers’ First FA Domino Likely To Fall Soon

The start of the new league year was this past Wednesday, which will have been six days ago come 4 PM, and as of this morning, none of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ free agents have signed with a team. Technically speaking, the four players that the Steelers re-signed all came before…


Study: What Pittsburgh Looks For In Drafting Wide Receivers

I won’t bury the lede here. What the Pittsburgh Steelers look for in a receiver is simple. Speed and explosion. If you don’t have one of those, very rarely does Mike Tomlin ring you up on draft day. Now, there are obviously a hundred factors that we could explore in…


The Optimist’s Take: Robert Golden Starting At Safety

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Steelers Spending Cap Space While Market Still Hot

The Pittsburgh Steelers began the 2016 offseason in much better financial shape, with respect to the salary cap, than they have been since prior to the uncapped season of several years back. This is something that they are acutely aware of, and they are taking advantage of that fact by…


2015 Player Exit Meetings – ILB L.J. Fort

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…


The Pessimist’s Take: Trusting Alejandro Villanueva

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…