Landry Jones Will Find More Hospitable Surroundings In Second Start

While Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger may have practiced in a limited capacity in yesterday’s practice, and is reportedly comfortably ahead of schedule, already unexpectedly out of his walking boot, the smart money figures to remain on third-year quarterback Landry Jones making his second start of his career on Sunday…


Steelers Film Room: Darrius Heyward-Bey Vs Raiders

It was assumed that when the Pittsburgh Steelers activated Martavis Bryant from suspension, that would essentially spell the end of Darrius Heyward-Bey as a significant offensive contributor. That is how it started, but the veteran has been seeing more time the past couple of weeks. On Sunday, Heyward-Bey logged 22…


Time Would Be Now To Lessen Load On DeAngelo Williams

Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams is coming off a career game, in which he recorded the most yards from scrimmage (225) and touches (29) in a single game spanning the length of his 10-year career. He is also 32 years old and suffered from some inflammation in his foot…


Steelers Film Room: Roosevelt Nix Vs Raiders

Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Roosevelt Nix admittedly receives a disproportionate amount of attention relative to his role on the team, considering his snaps. I will admit that he is not just a fan favorite, as Alex Kozora wrote about yesterday; he is also a favorite among the writers here. But he…


Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Named FedEx Ground NFL Player Of The Week

In Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams registered 225 total yards of offense in addition to scoring twice. On Thursday, it was announced that the 32-year-old veteran running back has been voted the FedEx Ground Player of Week for Week 9. Williams, who rushed…



Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Limited Thursday; Harrison, Shazier Remain Sidelined

While still lengthy, the Pittsburgh Steelers second injury report of the week that was released on Thursday ahead of their upcoming Sunday game at Heinz Field against the Cleveland Browns does include some positive news. For starters, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (foot) was able to practice on a limited basis Thursday after sitting out the…


Steelers Martavis Bryant Looks To Get Deep Game On Track Against Stingy Browns

During the offseason, many NFL analyst speculated that Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Martavis Bryant had a great shot at becoming the league’s best deep ball pass catcher in 2015. Unfortunately, Bryant’s 2015 season didn’t begin until Week 6 as he was forced to miss the first four games due…


Ask Alex: Steelers’ Mailbag

New series we’ll try out here on Steelers Depot. Hopefully this doesn’t just turn into me talking to myself, but for the next hour, I’ll take questions on anything related to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Leave them in the comments or hit me up on Twitter, but all answers will take…


Nix Finding The Football, Finding His Way Into Fan’s Hearts

The old saying is the most popular player on the team is the backup quarterback. In Pittsburgh, it’s arguably the fullback. Sorry Landry Jones. Roosevelt Nix came into training camp a long-shot. Will Johnson was on the roster and had secured his spot from Day One – what chance did…


Todd Haley Confirms Chris Hubbard As Backup Tackle

Though it has seemed obvious for the past three weeks, Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator Todd Haley confirmed that Chris Hubbard is the team’s backup tackle. “Hubs, we’ve been getting him in at tight end. He’s also our backup center,” Haley told Bob Labriola in Steelers’ Nation Radio’s weekly Coordinator’s Corner….


Steelers RB DeAngelo Williams Plans On Practicing Thursday, Playing Sunday

While he failed to practice on Wednesday because of some inflammation in the middle of his foot, Pittsburgh Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams said Thursday during his talk with the media that he intends on practicing later in the day, according to Chris Bradford of the Beaver County Times. Williams,…


Instagram Post Shows Antwon Blake With Cast On Hand

Call me an apologist if you must, but it’s pretty clear Antwon Blake is far from fully healthy. Blake posted a practice photo to his Instagram account yesterday and it showed the cornerback with a case on his left hand. 🐝📸 #Week10PracticeSeries: 1of2 A photo posted by Antwon Blake (@zillamane41)…



Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Nine

As the Pittsburgh Steelers head into their game against the Cleveland Browns this weekend they’ll be accompanied by the windmilling power chords of Pete Townsend and the soaring lyrics of Roger Daltrey: Who are you? Who…who? Are you a team that will barely miss the postseason or limp your way into…