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Steelers David DeCastro Plays Some Left Guard For Winning Pro Bowl Team

Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro made his first career appearance in a Pro Bowl Sunday at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI and the former first round draft pick out of Stanford wound up playing for the winning team as Team Irvin beat Team Rice 49-27. While DeCastro didn’t start the game for…


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Brandon Hunt Interviewing For Eagles’ Personnel Job

With the Senior Bowl, I actually missed this bit of news until a Philadelphia Eagles’ buddy of mine pointed it out to me last night. Art Rooney II confirmed that Brandon Hunt is interviewing for a position on the Eagles’ personnel staff. Hunt is the team’s Pro Personnel Coordinator and…


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Steelers 2015 Offensive Breakdown: Short-Yardage Running Game

As we continue to decompress following the conclusion of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2015 season, there is still plenty of material for us to go throw as we reflect and take stock of what we witnessed on the field last year, and it is a process that will carry out through…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis ILB Sean Spence – Unrestricted

Player: Sean Spence Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $676,345 2015 Season Breakdown: It was a long road for Sean Spence, the Steelers’ third-round draft pick as an inside linebacker in the 2012 NFL Draft. He suffered a career-threatening knee injury that involved…


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Part Of Defensive Line Depth Answer Could Come Internally

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a problem along their defensive line, but the problem doesn’t come from the front line; rather, the issue is that the team has nobody to play behind their two starting defensive ends, Cameron Heyward and Stephon Tuitt. Of course, it needs to be noted that starting…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OG David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Strong Safety One Of Biggest Riddles To Solve This Offseason

For as much hang-wringing as there might be about the cornerback position right now for the Pittsburgh Steelers, I think that the one position most up in the air in the secondary right now is that of the strong safety, where the team continues to look for the replacement for…


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Determining Current Market Value Of Steelers CB William Gay Isn’t Easy

During the 2015 season, Pittsburgh Steelers veteran cornerback William Gay earned $1.5 million. Fellow Steelers cornerbacks Antwon Blake and Cortez Allen, however, both earned $1.542 and $5.631 million respectively. See the problem here? Gay, who has been the Steelers best cornerback for the last two seasons, is scheduled to be…


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What I Learned From The Senior Bowl

Full disclosure. This post will be about things not related to the players I watched, and me just trying my hand at some prose and trying to sound insightful. Based off the generic title I even struggled to come up with, we’re not off to a good start. The week…


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Several Ex-Steelers Taken In MLFB Draft

Laid back Sunday here at Steelers Depot. And with it, some lighter, though still interesting news. Many fans love to see where ex-players, even ones for a short time, end up, and several Pittsburgh Steelers were taken in the inaugural Major League Football – MLFB – draft that has taken…


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In Secondary, Scouting And Talent Lacking More Than Coaching

Whenever a team has a weakness in one particular area of its personnel, it is the gut reaction to immediately put the position coach under fire. Often, perhaps too often, we see that position coach take the fall when a deeper analysis might show that he wasn’t the problem. The…


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Steelers 2016 Free Agents Analysis: ILB Terence Garvin – Restricted

Player: Terence Garvin Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 3 Free Agent Status: Restricted 2015 Salary Cap Hit: $585,000 2015 Season Breakdown: Garvin, a former undrafted free agent who originally made the team after being a rookie minicamp invitee, is still hanging on after three seasons with the Steelers, carving out a…


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Steelers Running Game More Efficient With FB Roosevelt Nix In 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers have for years now wanted to establish themselves as a team with a greater running presence than they have shown over the course of most of the past decade, largely since the core offensive line of the 2000s eroded and the focus of the offensive side of…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – OT Marcus Gilbert

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 30:  Emmanuel Sanders #88 of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates with Jerricho Cotchery #89 against the Carolina Panthers during the preseason game on August 30, 2012 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Steelers, Former Wide Receivers Doing Well Since 2014 Free Agency Departures

The Pittsburgh Steelers made a pretty stark transition at the wide receiver position two seasons ago, not by choice, but by circumstance, after they lost two of their top three wide receivers following the 2013 through the free agency process. Emmanuel Sanders signed a free agent contract with the Broncos,…