Cam Heyward

Steelers Vs Jaguars X Factor: Defensive Line

As we will do every Saturday to get you ready for the week’s game, our X Factor of the week. Sometimes it’s a player, unit, concept, or scheme. What will make or break the Pittsburgh Steelers as they host the Jacksonville Jaguars. X Factor: Defensive Line It was too difficult to choose just…


Steelers Vs Vikings: Winners And Losers

Your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings. WINNERS Martavis Bryant: Bryant had the chance to pick on CB Trae Waynes. And like a schoolyard bully, Bryant was relentless. He drew a penalty, had a 51 yard catch downfield, and beat old-man Terrance Newman…



Stats Of The Weird: 2017 Steelers Preview

With the season kicking off in hours, a brief look at some franchise and NFL records these Pittsburgh Steelers are closing on and should/could accomplish in 2017. You’ll find these in later editions of Stats of the Weird.  – Ben Roethlisberger needs 2,512 yards to surpass Warren Moon for eighth all-time…


Roethlisberger, Heyward Named 2017 Team Captains

The Pittsburgh Steelers have named their team captains for 2017. Ben Roethlisberger has been named captain of the offense and Cam Heyward for the defense. The #Steelers have named Ben Roethlisberger and Cam Heyward as their captains for 2017. No Special Teams captain this year. — Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) September…


Steelers Training Camp Recap: Defensive Line

Now that the 2017 Pittsburgh Steelers training camp has concluded, we’re recapping everything that went down over these past 16 practices. We’ll break down each play, position-by-position, with final winners and losers at the end. We’re moving over to the defense and the defensive line. Defensive Line Cam Heyward: Ho-hum for Heyward, who…


Steelers Vs Giants: Missed Tackles Report

With football back in full swing here at Steelers Depot, it’s time to settle into my season-long groove when it comes to content. You’ve probably already read my grades piece, so now it’s time to move on to the missed tackles tally and breakdown for the Steelers from last Friday’s…



Tomlin Says Steelers’ Defense One On The Rise

It’s the worst kept secret that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense is the weaker side of the ball heading into 2017. Mike Tomlin, however, thinks they’ll close the gap on the offense’s success. “They’re a group on the rise,” Tomlin told the media at today’s intro presser. “I think we have…


Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 9-7

Moving along quickly here at Steelers Depot in the “Ranking the Starters” series, we’re now inside the top 10 after a long slog to get to this point. With training camp just days away, I’ll continue the series today, taking a look at No. 9- 7. Starters: No. 24 –…


Steelers Reiterate Desire To Reduce Heyward And Tuitt’s Snaps

It certainly sounds good. But seeing is believing. The team repeated their hope to lower Cam Heyward and Stephon Tuitt’s snaps, something they’ve been trying to do for the past two years but haven’t been able to reliably execute. This time around, it was John Mitchell expressing that desire. Specifically,…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North DL

In the last installment of “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” I took a look at the big uglies in the trenches on offense, with the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line group coming in first. This week, I’ll take a look at the big uglies in the trenches on defense as we…


Heyward Praises Tuitt, Shazier For Stepping Up In 2016

Cam Heyward gave props to the players along the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense who stepped up in his absence. Heyward, after missing the back half of last year with a torn pectoral muscle, credited two names in particular. Ryan Shazier and Stephon Tuitt. “I thought Tuitt took that next step,” Heyward…


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…


Steelers Unhappy To Play Second Straight Christmas Day Game

It’s just your usual Monday afternoon football game. The Pittsburgh Steelers are slated to play on Christmas Day for the second season in a row, traveling to Houston to play the Texans at 4:30 PM/ET on NBC. And several in the organization, let’s say, weren’t sharing much holiday spirit. Put…