Ross Cockrell

Steelers Vs Falcons: Winners And Losers

As usual, your winners and losers from the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons. WINNERS Jordan Berry:  For a long time, it felt like Berry was going to be the only bright spot of the day. While his average doesn’t look impressive on paper, seven of his eight…


Film Room: Veterans Cockrell And Gay Make Their Play

If the early portions of the preseason are anything to go by, then the Pittsburgh Steelers are not particularly interested in the vocal section of the fan base that is prepared to send starting cornerback Ross Cockrell to the bench, and nickel cornerback William Gay to the unemployment line, as…


AB To Burns: ‘This Is Too Easy’ Going Up Against Ross Cockrell

If Ross Cockrell was envious about all of the work that the Pittsburgh Steelers’ coaches gave second-year cornerback Artie Burns against All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown, then perhaps his tune might have changed somewhat after two consecutive days of his fellow defensive back on the sidelines and him responsible for…



Ross Cockrell Looking For His Reps Against Antonio Brown, Too

One of the main storylines throughout training camp so far has been the daily skirmishes between All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown and his budding arch enemy, second-year cornerback Artie Burns. Through the first six practice sessions, the former first-round draft pick has been shadowing Brown all over the field during…


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…