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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…



2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Virginia Tech OLB Dadi Nicolas

As we delve into the Pittsburgh Steelers offseason, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles…


Steelers’ Futures Report: RB Daryl Richardson

With a look to the offseason, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in the process of shaping their summer roster. They re-signed nearly everyone on their practice squad, sans Tyler Murphy, to future deals that can keep this players through camp. They also added several players from outside the organization, as is…


Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: OT Byron Stingily – Unrestricted

Player: Byron Stingily Position: Offensive Tackle Experience: 5 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $482,059 2015 Season Breakdown: The signing of Byron Stingily became an unfortunate mid-season necessity after the Steelers lost starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum to an ACL tear, which thrust their green reserve swing tackle,…


Will Johnson’s Transition Out Of Backfield Began Last Season

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have originally signed Will Johnson as a free agent with an eye toward making him a fullback, the reality is that he had already begun to shift substantially away from that role in 2014 after just two seasons. With the emergence of Roosevelt Nix in…