2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Kent St CB Najee Murray

From now until the 2017 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 few others will be top-ranked…


Bryan 2017 Steelers Mock Draft: Version 3.0 – Post Team Visits

It’s been two weeks since I released my second Pittsburgh Steelers 2017 mock draft and with the pre-draft visits now concluded and the big event now just one week away, it’s time for my third version. As always, I ask that you focus on the players I have mocked to…



Dan Rooney’s Most Tangible Legacy: The Rule That Bears His Name

You have likely spent the past week reading a series of articles recalling the life of Pittsburgh Steelers owner, president, and chairman Dan Rooney following his passing and how so many people from so many different walks of life held him in such high regard. He had far more of…


Steelers 2017 Draft Priorities Review

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…


2017 Offseason Questions: What Offensive Pick Could You Not Pass Up?

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…


Scouts Evaluate TJ Watt, Believe He’s A Top 40 Pick

Pretty light day here at the Depot. We’ll round things off with some scouts’ take on Wisconsin OLB TJ Watt, a name that’s in play for the Pittsburgh Steelers at pick 30. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Bob McGinn is one of the best draft reporters in this process because of…


Looking Back At Gil Brandt’s 2016 Top 100 Draft Prospect Rankings

NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt has been associated with the league since 1960 and while he’s now 84 years of age, he still has a pretty good pulse on draft prospects. On Wednesday, Brandt released his top 150 players for the 2017 NFL Draft and it got me wondering…


Steelers Waive LB Jason Fanaika (Update)

The Pittsburgh Steelers made one minor transaction on Wednesday and it included linebacker Jason Fanaika being waived, according to the league’s daily report. Fanaika, who originally signed with the Steelers this past February, entered the league with the San Francisco 49ers as an undrafted free agent out of Utah last year. At…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Michigan State S Montae Nicholson

From now until the 2017 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 few others will be top-ranked…


2017 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Michigan CB Channing Stribling

From now until the 2017 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 few others will be top-ranked…




Devil’s Advocate: Senquez Golson An Afterthought

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…


Steelers Host Three Defensive Players For Pre-Draft Visits On Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now in the process of closing out their 2017 pre-draft visitors and on Wednesday they hosted three defensive players. According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com, Utah edge-rusher Pita Taumoepenu and Georgia Tech defensive ends Francis Kallon and Patrick Gamble are all visiting with the team on…