Burns Hopes Jiu Jitsu Will Improve Strength, Technique In Year Two

He might never become a black belt but Artie Burns is learning a few moves during the offseason. Sitting down with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews, Burns said he’s taking jiu jitsu classes during the offseaon to improve his game heading into Year Two. “I’m taking jiu jitsu,” he told Matthews. “Learning how…


Steelers Tape Study: Joshua Dobbs’ 2016 Touchdown Passes – Part 3

I am now winding down a short series dedicated to new Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Joshua Dobbs in which I am breaking down and detailing all of his 2016 touchdown passes from his 2016 season at Tennessee in an effort to focus more on some positive aspects of his play. In…



Steelers’ Linebackers Show Close Knit Bond During Offseason

Honestly, I wasn’t even going to write about this. But after the kick to the groin Steelers’ Nation has received the last 24 hours, we need some good news in our life. The Steelers don’t get back together for OTAs for another few days but the linebacking crew is already…



Devil’s Advocate: Green Deal An Obvious Mistake

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Weighing Options After Steelers Move On From Ladarius Green

It is rather understandable that in the aftermath of the Pittsburgh Steelers releasing a player whom they signed to be a long-term starter just a year ago, there are a lot of questions being asked, and there are not enough answers to satisfy them. But the fundamental question that now…


Berry, Boswell Say Farewell To Greg Warren

They might not be thought of much as long as they are doing their jobs well, but the specialist positions on the roster are, under the right circumstances, about as important as any other. The bottom line is that when they have a task to accomplish, it must be done…



Ranking The Rooms: AFC North WRs

Through two segments of the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot, we’ve yet to have a serious controversy with the lists ranking each team’s standing in the division. That could change moving forward, but today there shouldn’t be any surprises with the AFC North wide receivers….


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – TE Ladarius Green – Stock Sold

With the 2017 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…




2017 Offseason Questions: Should Steelers Spend Green To Replace Green?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…


Ladarius Green Should Exit Football For His Own Sake

Even though it wasn’t exactly a shock…it kind of was. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced earlier this evening that they have released tight end Ladarius Green with a failed physical designation, after doing the same with longtime long snapper Greg Warren. It’s not as though there were no warning signs. They…