Ross Cockrell



2017 Steelers Stock Watch – CB Ross Cockrell – Stock Up

With the 2017 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


Devil’s Advocate: House Of Cockrell

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Post-Bye Charting Data Cornerback Comparison

I wrote an article yesterday that…let’s say didn’t go over too well with some people, so I thought some clarification might be in order. For starters, I want to make it clear that the aforementioned article was far from intended as a hit piece about second-year Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Artie…


PFF Praises Ross Cockrell For His Two Years In Pittsburgh

Despite facing criticism from fans, Pro Football Focus has a different take on Ross Cockrell. They’ve graded him the third best third-year cornerback in the NFL for yards per coverage snap, per this tweet the site sent out yesterday. No cornerback from the 2014 draft class has allowed fewer yards…


Devil’s Advocate: Defending Between The Hash Marks

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Devil’s Advocate: Least Urgent – Edge Or DB

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…


Steelers 2017 Pre-Draft Movements: Cornerback

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with well over a dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, and also tendered their two restricted free agents. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at wide receiver, defensive…


Devil’s Advocate: Growth From Ross Cockrell

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the…






Ross Cockrell: ‘We Can Get To The Super Bowl’

The Pittsburgh Steelers had not been to the AFC Championship game since 2010 before they finally made it back there during the 2016 season. Their opponents, the New England Patriots, had been in that game every single year since the year after the Steelers were last in the game. The…