Bouchette Doesn’t Believe Steelers Will Use 5th Year Option On Bud Dupree

Though far from gospel, one of the top Pittsburgh Steelers’ beat writers doesn’t believe the team will place the fifth year option on outside linebacker Bud Dupree. In one of his Steelers’ chats yesterday, Ed Bouchette was asked if the team will exercise Dupree’s option season. His response? “Significant question…



Best Play/Worst Play: Le’Veon Bell

New series we’re kicking off here on Steelers Depot. To begin a recap of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 season, a look at the singular best and worst play from each player on the roster. If I wanted to sum up a players season in 30 seconds, these are the plays I would…


Contextualizing The Steelers 2017 Sack Production: NT Javon Hargrave

While all sacks are created equal in a game book or on a stat sheet, not all of them really are when you look at why and how each one happened. Throughout the offseason I plan on looking at each of 56 sacks the Pittsburgh Steelers defense registered during the…



2018 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Wisconsin OLB Garret Dooley

From now until the 2018 NFL Draft takes place, we hope to showcase as many prospects as possible and examine both their strengths and weaknesses. Most of these profiles will feature individuals that the Pittsburgh Steelers are likely to have an interest in, while a several others will be top-ranked players at…



2018 Steelers Futures Reports: RB James Summers

As we’ve done in previous offseasons, we’re taking a look at those Pittsburgh Steelers under futures contracts for the 2018 offseason. We’ll focus this on the players who weren’t on the team’s practice squad last year, the mostly unknown players fans are unfamiliar with. Today, we’ll look at one of the team’s…


Louis Riddick On Steelers’ Secondary: ‘I Don’t Think Any Of Those Guys Are Real Good’

Let’s see what happens when we throw some chum in the water. An NFL analyst for ESPN thinks that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary is no good. While they rated well in most traditional statistics—yards allowed per game, touchdowns allowed, interceptions, completion percentage, etc.—the defensive backfield has been a regular source…



Cameron Heyward On Drama-Filled Season: Guys Have To Be Smarter, Grow Up

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season will unquestionably be defined by drama and disappointment, which is a shame that it would coincide with the season in which they also lost the Ambassador, Dan Rooney, in addition going through the traumatic on-field spinal injury of Ryan Shazier. It was a virtual weekly…




Bryan: 2018 Steelers Mock Draft: Version 1.0 – Post-Senior Bowl

With the 2018 Senior Bowl now behind us I suppose it’s finally time for me to release my first Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft of the offseason so here it is below for you in all of its glory. I used the Fanspeak simulator for my first offering in order to…


Smith-Schuster Trolls Unsuspecting Patriots Fan Via Photo Op

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster is certainly an entertaining player both on and off the field. On Tuesday, Smith-Schuster posted a picture on his Instagram account of him posing with a fan of the New England Patriots who was wearing a No. 12 Tom Brady jersey while discretely…