Safety Eric Weddle Already Feeling Like A Raven

Former Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has only been with the Baltimore Ravens for a couple of months by now, after spending the entirety of the rest of his long career with the Chargers, but the veteran already seems to have blended in with his new environment. During a recent…


The Optimist’s Take: Backfield Depth Battle

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 Sign Fourth-Round Pick T Jerald Hawkins

And then there were two. According to a Thursday afternoon release by the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team has now come to terms with rookie tackle Jerald Hawkins, this year’s fourth-round draft pick. We have signed fourth-round pick Jerald Hawkins to a four-year contract. 📰 | https://t.co/Lc3mc8cv6L pic.twitter.com/s09DpmZL5g — Pittsburgh Steelers…



Shazier Spending Offseason In Effort To Get Stronger

Ryan Shazier is never going to look like Levon Kirkland but he’s spending the offseason adding a little extra muscle. “I definitely working on [adding muscle],” he told reporters following today’s practice. “I was rehabbing a lot throughout the offseason. Just trying to get a lot stronger.” Shazier dealt with…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

Welcome back everyone and thanks for sticking around Depot during the slower part of the season. But we do have OTAs finishing up today and concluding next week. But for now, it’s mainly just lists and short stories, which I know, aren’t always fun. But definitely going to keep cranking…


Buzz Surrounding Steelers Eli Rogers, Xavier Grimble Remains Strong During OTAs

While understandably considered longshots by many to make the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53-man roster this year out of training camp, the buzz surrounding wide receiver Eli Rogers and tight end Xavier Grimble continues to build as the team puts their finishing touches Thursday on their second week of OTA practices….



NFL Officials Shaken Up For 2016

As most of you would agree, 2015 may have been the worst season of officiating to date.  Nearly every game we were subjected to Rules Analysts such as Mike Carey providing their take on a controversial call.  Most of the time, I found myself agreeing with their opinion, but more…


Steelers Already Favored In All But Two Of Their 2016 Games

Even though the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2016 season is still a full three months away, Cantor Technology has now released the spreads for 15 of their 16 games and Ben Fawkes of ESPN.com passed them along Thursday morning. As you can see below, the Steelers are already favored…


Daniel McCullers Underwent Offseason Shoulder Surgery

Last week, Cam Heyward told reporters Daniel McCullers went under the knife during the offseason but failed to specify on its exact nature. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler got to the bottom of it via McCullers’ agent Thomas Simms. Simms said McCullers had a minor scope done on his shoulder to clean…


Cameron Heyward: Comfort, Confidence Keys To Better Defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers are entering a critical season in their history in many respects. They have an offensive roster that has all the potential in the world to begin rewriting the team’s record books when it comes to points scored, yards gained, and other such fun facts. They are also…


One Step To Take: Ross Cockrell

New series we’re kicking off here to get us through the upcoming dog days of the offseason. Every player wants to improve, to elevate his game in all areas from one season to the next. Understanding that, we’re going to isolate just one area, one faction of a player’s game….


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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – S Mike Mitchell – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


Landry Jones: ‘Things Started Clicking For Me’ Last Year

There will be a few notable training camp competitions to watch later in the summer for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with varying degrees of predetermined certainty to them. Left tackle is one of them. Punter is another. There are three positions nominally open in the secondary. And then there is the…