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Health, Consistency Key In David DeCastro’s First Pro Bowl Season

When Stanford guard David DeCastro slid all the way down to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 24th overall slot in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft, Kevin Colbert and Mike Tomlin were elated, replete with the usual platitudes that coincide with the selection of a first-round draft pick. It took…



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Steelers Rapid Fire Conclusions: 2015 Week Twelve

The Pittsburgh Steelers at 6-5 are far from their prime as they head into a prime time showdown on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. At stake is nothing short of their playoff aspirations for the 2015 season. As it is, following their 39-30 loss to the Seattle Seahawks, the team…


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Mike Adams Under Contract For 2016 Not A Bad Thing

Last week, we learned after the time for Mike Adams to begin practicing to hope to return from the Physically Unable to Perform List had passed, and that, due to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, his contract will be tolled, making 2016 the last year on his contract. Essentially, he will…


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Max Starks Evaluates Steelers’ Current Offensive Line

We like breaking down the tape at Steelers’ Depot. But alas, we are not former offensive lineman and don’t bring the expertise those who did it for a living have. Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive lineman Max Starks and ex-center LeCharles Bentley paired up to do an in-depth breakdown on the state…


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Steelers Film Room: Cody Wallace Vs Browns

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Mike Munchak has recently been in the spotlight for the work he’s done in holding the offensive line together in the midst of a tumultuous season of injuries on the offensive side of the ball, where the line has been hit worse than any group….




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Newly Trim Marcus Gilbert Seeing Efforts Pay Off On Sundays

Heading into his fifth season, Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert had been on a general upward trajectory throughout his career, though one not precipitous enough to reach a level of satisfaction for many. He still had some obvious technique issues that held him back. And he also had a…


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Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert’s Pass Protection

With the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line dealing with a host of injuries this season, I fear we haven’t called enough attention to the fine play of Ramon Foster, David DeCastro, and especially Marcus Gilbert. The right tackle struggled last year after being signed to a lengthy extension, but the continued…


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Quick Hits: Steelers vs Bengals Winners/Losers

It’s ok to cry. It’s ok to cry. It’s ok to cry. *cries* WINNERS:  Keith Butler: There is a lot of praise to be heaped on to the defense but we’ll start with the man who runs them all. It is always tough to gauge the performance of a coach but…


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Steelers Film Room: Marcus Gilbert Vs Chiefs

For one reason or another, not a lot of attention has been paid to Pittsburgh Steelers right tackle Marcus Gilbert this season. Ordinarily, it’s a good sign for an offensive lineman when he goes unnoticed, but we are not the sort to overlook quality offensive line play. And that is…


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Week Seven Steelers Vs Chiefs: What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are in Kansas City today to take on the 1-5 Kansas City Chiefs, as they look to secure their third straight victory for the first time this season. In order to do so, they will in all likelihood have to complete to trifecta without Ben Roethlisberger. When…



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Rash Of Injuries Testing Steelers’ Paper-Thin Depth

When it comes to depth, the Pittsburgh Steelers have not always been the envy of the league in recent years. Even though I believe they have done a better job over the past year or two of insulating themselves at a few positions, it has been a while since they…