Martavis Bryant On Making Life Changes: ‘I’m A Family Man Now’

If you read what Martavis Bryant had to say to reporters yesterday in his first official appearance with the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2015 after coming off of a year-long suspension, you will have read a person saying a lot of things that would have been expected of him. But if…


Ramon Foster Excited To Watch Jerald Hawkins Compete

Steelers’ Nation is showing the love to Jerald Hawkins. Earlier, Matthew Marczi wrote that Hawkins’ stock is up, a fair and accurate point. That stock only continues to rise after hearing what Ramon Foster said about the second year linemen after practice today. Speaking with Steelers.com’s Missi Matthews, Foster said…


Peter King Predicts Ben Roethlisberger Will Throw For 5,000 Yards In 2017

Even though the 2017 NFL season won’t get underway for several more months, that’s not stopping Peter King of Sports Illustrated from making some early bold predictions. In his Tuesday NFL team rankings following free agency and the draft, King, who by the way has the Pittsburgh Steelers ranked fifth-overall…


Heavier Steelers S Mike Mitchell Believes He’s Still ‘An Ascending Player’

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Mike Mitchell is now in his fourth season with the team after signing a five-year, $25 million free agent contract in 2014 and he showed up for the start of this year’s OTA practices a little bit heavier after getting some offseason training in with veteran outside linebacker James Harrison. “I…



Report: Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt Currently Sidelined Due To Hand Surgery

The Pittsburgh Steelers held their second OTA practice of the 2017 offseason on Wednesday and after it concluded, we found out that another defensive starter is currently slowed following a previous surgery. Steelers DE Stephon Tuitt had surgery on his hand and is not practicing, a source said. Not likely…


William Gay Opens OTAs As Starting Slot Corner

There is not just a battle but an all-out brawl for the starting slot gig in Pittsburgh this year. All challengers will have to chase William Gay. Gay opened up as the starting slot corner in OTAs, per Chris Bradford’s tweet. @Alex_Kozora 22 — Chris Bradford (@BCTBradford) May 24, 2017…


Jack Ham Becomes Spokesperson For Medical Marijuana Company

You may recall that back in November I wrote an article in which Pittsburgh Steelers guard Ramon Foster, who is also the team’s player representative for the players’ union, spoke to USA Today in an effort to advocate for a greater exploration of the use of marijuana as an alternative…


T.J. Watt Earns High Praise From Teammates On Day One

It’s just Day One of his NFL career. But it was a good step forward for T.J. Watt. Per the Trib’s Chris Adamski, Watt began the first day of OTAs running as the first team ROLB, though the caveat is that James Harrison did not participate in team drills. Watt’s…


Alejandro Villanueva: ‘I Study The Best Left Tackles In The NFL’

Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Alejandro Villanueva has made great progress during the last few seasons and with a full year as the team’s starter on the left side of the offensive line now underneath his belt, he’s now looking for little ways to improve his overall game. During a recent…


Devil’s Advocate: Safety Net At Safety

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…



One Step To Take: DE Johnny Maxey

Bringing back a s series I had a lot of fun exploring last 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. The biggest area…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North TEs

Ah, yes. One of my favorite positions in all of football comes up today in the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot:  tight end. Gone are the days of the slow-footed brutes that blocked a majority of the time; in are the days of the quick-twitch…


2017 Steelers Stock Watch – T Jerald Hawkins – Stock Up

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…