Rankings

Tomlin Ranked 4th In NFL.com Head Coach Power Rankings For 2017

While I would likely be very sorry for asking several of you where you would currently rank Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin league-wide, I am willing to tell you where NFL.com analyst Elliot Harrison has him listed. In his recent 2017 head coach power rankings, Elliot has Tomlin ranked fourth overall…


4 Steelers’ Defenses Ranked In 30 Best Of Last 30 Years

The Pittsburgh Steelers have certainly had some great defenses during the Super Bowl era and four of them wound up making the 30 best of the last 30 years rankings that Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders put together for ESPN.com. Schatz’s rankings are based on Football Outsiders’ DVOA (defense-adjusted value over…




ESPN Ranks Landry Jones 14th Overall On List Of 16 Backup QBs

The lists and rankings portion of the NFL calendar year is now well underway with deadest part of the offseason drawing closer. On Friday, ESPN posted rankings of backup quarterbacks around the league on their Instagram account and it’s clear whoever made the list doesn’t think too fondly of the…


ESPN FPI Rankings Give Steelers 8.5% Chance To Win Super Bowl LII

Do you like NFL projections that are based on analytics? If so, you might want to read the latest offering from Hank Gargiulo on ESPN.com. In short, ESPN’s Sports Analytics team has finished calculating their initial Football Power Index rankings for 2017 and when it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers, specifically, they’re…


Stephon Tuitt Tied For 6th-Best In 3-4 DE Run Stops Over Last Two Seasons

At some point between now and the start of the regular season, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Stephon Tuitt will more than likely sign a lucrative long-term contract extension being as he’s now in the final year of his rookie contract. On Thursday, Pro Football Focus provided an interesting run defense…



Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Second Round

The end is near. There are only two rounds left to analyze in this series exploring the Pittsburgh Steelers drafting history during the modern football era (since 1969). What will the past predict about the potential of success for the Steelers 2017 second round draft pick? Apparently, it comes down…


Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Third Round

Over the past week, we’ve been counting down the Pittsburgh Steelers greatest draft hits and so far the discussion has remained…cordial. Well…now it’s time for the gloves to come off as things will get much tighter and difficult to discern in this round. It’s time for a generational UFC battle…


Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Fifth Round

Should you be excited this year when you hear these words: “With their fifth round selection in the 2017 NFL draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers pick…”? Not if you are a student of the Steelers draft history. Not since the year 2000 have the scouts pulled a golden rabbit out of…



Steelers Spin: Greatest Draft Hits – Ninth Round +

It was three years ago on Steelers Depot when the Spin spun the Pittsburgh Steelers greatest draft picks of the Super Bowl era in a compelling, must-see Internet, series of articles. So groundbreaking was that momentous, just shy of Pulitzer Prize winning journalistic foray, that the Steelers brass have since…