Ross Cockrell

2017 Steelers Pre-Training Camp Roster Review: Cornerback

The last time that we took a look back at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster in review, it was very shortly after the 2016 season ended. It would be safe to say that quite a bit has changed, and, in a rarity, this actually applies to literally every position on the…



3 Weeks Until 2017 Training Camp: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to weekend. Predictably, it was a very quiet week for the Pittsburgh Steelers with three weeks remaining before training camp gets underway in Latrobe. Unless running back Le’Veon Bell signs a new contract by July 17, things will likely remain…



PFF Tabs CB Ross Cockrell As Steelers 2017 Secret Superstar

In a Monday post on Pro Football Focus, Sam Monson attempted to identify a Secret Superstar for all 32 NFL teams ahead of training camps getting underway and when it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers, he chose cornerback Ross Cockrell. Monson writes of Cockrell: A fourth-round pick by the Buffalo…


Ranking The Steelers’ Starters: 24-22

We’re in the dog days of summer here at Steelers Depot with training camp just weeks away. With that said, it’s time for me to pick up on a series on the site I started last summer: Ranking the Starters. Last summer, it was quite controversial and very confusing for…


Ross Cockrell Wants To Be ‘The Guy The Team Could Rely On’

A lot of the focus on the advancement of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense for this upcoming season has been surrounding the team’s three rookie starters on that side of the ball a year ago. Cornerback Artie Burns, safety Sean Davis, and defensive tackle Javon Hargrave were all contributing in big…


Cockrell Says Crushing Dolphins Loss Made Team Better

Think about the turning point for the Pittsburgh Steelers last year and most will point to right after the Dallas Cowboys game. On paper, reading the schedule, it’s true. The team won the next seven, capturing the AFC North and continuing Mike Tomlin’s underrated legacy of producing strong second-half teams….



Film Room: Pattern Matching Made Easy

Kicking off this week with another Film Room. Know you guys have been asking for more of this and I love you all for it. My favorite topics to write about. Keith Butler had a lengthy conversation with the media during last week’s minicamp. Much of it revolved around schematic…





Carnell Lake Hopeful Burns And Cockrell Pick Up Where They Left Off

For the first time in several years, there are high hopes for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ secondary. Carnell Lake is hoping for his corners to continue the strong play they showed at the end of 2016. Sitting down with Missi Matthews on Steelers.com, Lake kept it simple with his expectations of…