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The (Very Early) Steelers’ Depth Chart

Day Three of camp, Day One of pads. Life is good, you guys. But Day One of pads feels like a clean slate, back to looking for “everything,” when the defense gets turned loose and can hit back. So I wanted to take things in a different direction. It’s been just two days and obviously, players are going to move around during camp, but just to help give some clarity, I wanted to run through a quick depth chart based on what I’ve seen during the first two days of camp. This is strictly based off how I’ve seen them line up in camp, not what I project.

Like I said in last night’s podcast, I wanted to put all my thoughts on paper to make it more digestible than listening to me or teasing it out throughout my daily camp reports. There are some things I’m not 100% sure on but generally, we have a good feel for how the team is opening up. And of course, we’re always looking for changes. Something different is something interesting.

Generally, I will not double-up with names on this list, though you’ll see one or two exceptions.

Quick note: PUP/NFI guys will not be included on this depth chart.

Quarterback

1. Ben Roethlisberger
2. Landry Jones
3. Bruce Gradkowski
4. Dustin Vaughan

Running Back

1. Le’Veon Bell
2. DeAngelo Williams
3. Fitzgerald Toussaint
4. Daryl Richardson
5. Cameron Stingily
6. Brandon Brown-Dukes
7. Brandon Johnson

Fullback

1. Roosevelt Nix
2. David Johnson

Tight End

1. Jesse James
2. Xavier Grimble
3. David Johnson
4. Paul Lang
5. Mandel Dixon

Outside Wide Receiver

1. Antonio Brown
2. Darrius Heyward-Bey
3. Sammie Coates
4. Levi Norwood
5. Canaan Severin
6. Issac Blakeney
7. Marcus Tucker

Slot Receiver

1. Markus Wheaton
2. Eli Rogers
3. Demarcus Ayers

Left Tackle

1. Alejandro Villanueva
2. Ryan Harris
3. Brian Mihalik

Left Guard

1. Ramon Foster
2. Chris Hubbard
3. Cole Manhart

Center

1. Maurkice Pouncey
2. Cody Wallace
3. Quinton Schooley

Right Guard

1. David DeCastro
2. B.J. Finney
3. Matt Feiler

Right Tackle

1. Marcus Gilbert
2. Jerald Hawkins
3. Brian Mihalik

Left Defensive End

1. Stephon Tuitt
2. L.T. Walton
3. Johnny Maxey

Nose Tackle

1. Daniel McCullers
2. Javon Hargrave
3. Roy Philon
4. Lavon Hooks

Right Defensive End

1. Cam Heyward
2. Ricardo Mathews
3. Caushaud Lyons
4. Giorgio Newberry

Left Outside Linebacker

1. Bud Dupree
2. Arthur Moats
3. Travis Feeney
4. Jordan Zumwalt

Right Outside Linebacker

1. Jarvis Jones
2. James Harrison
3. Anthony Chickillo
4. Mike Reilly

Inside Linebacker¬†(don’t have it broken down by Buck and Mack, sorry)

1. Ryan Shazier
2. Lawrence Timmons
3. Vince Williams
4. L.J. Fort
5. Steven Johnson
6. Tyler Matakevich

Left Cornerback

1. Ross Cockrell
2. Doran Grant
3. Montell Garner
4. Al-Hajj Shabazz

Right Cornerback

1. William Gay
2. Artie Burns
3. Donald Washington

Slot Cornerback

1. Senquez Golson
2. Sean Davis
3. Montell Garner

Strong Safety

1. Robert Golden
2. Shamarko Thomas
3. Jordan Dangerfield
4. Ray Vinopal

Free Safety

1. Mike Mitchell
2. Sean Davis
3. Ross Ventrone
4. Jacob Hagen

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