Ross Cockrell

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…




Steelers Gambling With RFA Tenders On Ross Cockrell, Chris Hubbard

The restricted free agent has become a dying breed ever since the new Collective Bargaining Agreement was installed, which made rookie contracts for players beyond the first round all four-year contracts. Previously, players beyond the first round were typically given three-year contracts, making them restricted free agents in the year…


2017 NFL Scouting Combine: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the 2017 scouting combine weekend. Alex Korora and I will be buried in our televisions and spreadsheets through Monday in order to bring you all of the results. In case you didn’t know already, you can view the results here. On…


Fowler: Steelers Tender CB Ross Cockrell

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly placed an original round tender on RFA corner Ross Cockrell, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. The tender will cost the team roughly $1.8 million in 2017. The original round tender means the Steelers will get a fourth round pick – the round Cockrell was drafted in…



Steelers 2017 Free Agents Analysis: CB Ross Cockrell – Restricted

Player: Ross Cockrell Position: Cornerback Experience: 3 Free Agent Status: Restricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $600,000 2016 Season Breakdown: Ross Cockrell saw his first full season with the Steelers in 2016, and it coincided with him becoming a full-time starter as well. He was, in fact, not just a full-time…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – CB Ross Cockrell

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…