Ross Cockrell

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 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…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Cornerback

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


2016 Steelers’ Defensive Charting: Playoffs

Per reader request, an overview of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense from the playoffs only. If you missed it, check out our data from the regular season. There is so much good information there. You seriously don’t want to miss out. The Steelers defense was on the field for 194 snaps…


Chris Hubbard’s Improved Value Could Attract Outside Interest

The restricted free agent has become a dying breed over the course of the past six years ever since the most recent shuffling of the collective bargaining agreement made all rookie draft pick contracts at least four years. Only undrafted players and those who were released and not claimed off…


Clarifying Ross Cockrell’s Forthcoming Restricted Free Agency

The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to have two restricted free agents this offseason and they are cornerback Ross Cockrell and tackle Chris Hubbard. While Hubbard’s possible forthcoming restricted free agency is fairly cut and dry being as he’s a former undrafted free agent, the same hasn’t necessarily been the case…



The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers ERFA Signings, Patriots Recap With Alex Kirby, Listener Emails & More

Season 7, Episode 73 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Friday show, David Todd and I get right to talking about the few exclusive rights free agents the Pittsburgh Steelers have already come to terms this past week. Tackle Alejandro Villanueva is another one of the team’s several exclusive rights free agents…