Takkarist McKinley

Steelers 2017 First-Round Targets

Ordinarily, my time writing for Steelers Depot has been filled with more concrete matters. I have for the most part left the vast majority of the pre-draft heavy lifting to the rest of our writing staff, particularly Alex Kozora, who is probably an honorary BLESTO scout at this point or…


Steelers 2017 First Round Draft Pick Candidates

With the 2017 NFL Draft drawing ever so closer, it’s time to take a look at the 20 players I’ve identified as potentially being the team’s first round selection this year. While there’s a good chance several of the players listed below will be off the board come time for…


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, April 16, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…



Top Edge-Rushers Rivers, McKinley Headline Steelers Tuesday Pre-Draft Visitors

The Pittsburgh Steelers are now busy hosting pre-draft visitors and on Tuesday four more players are in town to talk to the team and that list of players includes two edge-rushers and two defensive backs. According to Bob Labriola of steelers.com,  Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis, Youngstown State edge-rusher Derek Rivers, Michigan…



2017 Sweet 16 Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and welcome to weekend. The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly had a busy week as not only were they flying around the country attending several college pro days, they also signed three more outside unrestricted free agents in running back Knile Davis, cornerback Coty…


Report: UCLA Edge Takkarist McKinley Set To Meet With Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers will start bringing in players for pre-draft visits very soon and it sounds like UCLA edge-rusher Takkarist McKinley might ultimately be one of them. According to Courtney Fallon of the NFL Network, McKinley said Tuesday at the UCLA pro day that the Steelers are one of several teams…