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Ranking The Rooms: AFC North OL

So far in the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot, I’ve covered the quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers and tight ends in the last two weeks. Now, it’s time to get to arguably the second-most important position in today’s game behind the quarterback:  the offensive line….



What Really Happened When Joe Thomas “Re-Accommodated” James Farrior?

If you’ve paid close attention to the news on Monday you’ve probably seen quite a few reports about what happened over the weekend on a United Airlines flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville. In case you missed it, a passenger was forcibly removed from the overbooked flight after nobody volunteered…


Browns’ O-Line Rebuild Not As Complex As It Seems

The Cleveland Browns did themselves and their quarterbacks no favors when they allowed two of their best starting offensive linemen to depart in free agency. Pro Bowl center Alex Mack joined up with the NFC Champion Falcons, while right tackle Mitchell Schwartz also saw himself donning a new set of…



Joe Thomas Warns Browns Against Taking A QB With Top Pick

Joe Thomas may not be the first person that the Cleveland Browns’ front office would want to listen to for advice when you consider the fact that he has chosen to spend the entirely of his career with the organization through any number of changes at quarterback, head coach, and…


Jarvis Jones Makes Splash Plays In Rare Playing Opportunity

With three players who had to be inactive due to injuries, the Pittsburgh Steelers only had four slots available to them on the inactive list to rest some of their key players in the meaningless regular-season finale. So James Harrison dressed for the game against the Browns. But he did…






David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 11: Steelers Versus Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers went to First Energy Stadium in Cleveland on Sunday and did something they haven’t done since the opening game of the season. They won on the road. The Steelers raised their record to 5-5 and moved back into a first place tie in the AFC North defeating…



Elias Explains Decision To Not Give James Harrison A Half A Sack

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense sacked Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott in the third quarter of Sunday’s loss, I initially thought that linebacker James Harrison was going to be credited with a half a sack on the play and thus tie Jason Gildon for the all-time franchise sack record. That…


Film Room: Cleveland Browns’ Offensive Scouting Report

This year, Josh Carney and I will break down the opposing team’s defense in our weekly scouting report. Like last year, I will be looking at the opposing team in a more broad, scheme-approach. Josh will have a closer eye on the individual players. Today, the Cleveland Browns’ offense. Alex’s Scheme Report…