The Pittsburgh Steelers have released an updated depth chart heading into the first week

with the Pittsburgh Steelers Back in training on Monday, there was plenty of news regarding the team as they prepare for the regular season. After the team captains were announced earlier in the day, the Pittsburgh Steelers released an updated depth chart heading into their first week game against Cincinnati Bengals.

There are several key notes in the depth chart when it comes to the weekend game. Let’s break it down into attack, defense and special teams.

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The quarterback position is something many have been watching throughout pre-season. Even with no official announcement, the quarterback’s depth chart has not changed since training camp with Mitch Trubesky still with the first team, Mason Rudolph with the second team, followed by Kenny Pickett in third.

There were no big surprises on the Steelers’ depth chart up front. Dan Moore Jr. is the left-hander with Trent Scott listed as the reserve. Kevin Dotson appears to have won the left keeper starting position as many expected, and Kendrick Green has been listed as his reserve. Mason Cole is the first team center to be followed by JC Hassenauer. James Daniels is listed as the only right-hander while Chox Okorafor is the right tackle with Jesse Davis with the second team.

On the run, Nagy Harris is included in the starting roster with Derek Watt and is the only player listed as full-back. In a move many Steelers fans believe is coming, Jaylen Warren is listed at number two on the depth chart followed by Benny Snell Jr. In third place.

As for receivers, three players have been included in the first team with Deontay Johnson, Chase Claypool and George Pickens. The other three recipients on the list, Gunner Olszewski, Steven Simms and Miles Boykin, were included in the second team. For the tight end, Pat Freiermuth is listed with the first team with Zach Gentry next on the depth chart followed by Connor Heyward.

defense

On the defensive line, Cameron Hayward was listed as a defensive tackle at the start followed by Isaiah Laudermilk and Demarvin Lille as the second team. His final defensive position is Larry Ogongobe with the first team followed by Chris Wormley. Finally, Tyson Alwalo is the interference starter with Montravius ​​Adams in reserve.

To nothing’s surprise, TJ Watt is still listed as the outside quarterback on the left side followed by Malik Reed. Despite missing the entire preseason, Alex Highsmith is listed as the starter on the right with Jamir Jones next on the list.

Miles Jack is the main man at the inside quarterback with Devin Bush eventually getting another starting point. Robert Spillane and rookie Mark Robinson are listed as the next two backups. Marcus Allen has been included in the team’s third full-back after missing all of the pre-season 2022.

The rear corner position was a one-location battle to look for. At left-back, Ahkello Witherspoon is included in the starting list with James Pierre with the second team. On the right side is Cam Sutton with the first team followed by Levi Wallace. Arthur Mullet is listed as the only corner under the nickel position.

There are no surprises in the safety position as Minka Fitzpatrick and Terrell Edmunds have their starting points in free and strong safety respectively. Tre Norwood backs Fitzpatrick with Miles Killebrew in solid security.

special teams

The Three Steelers are listed as expected with Chris Boswell as the kicker, Presley Harvin III as the gambler and carrier, and Christian Koontz as the long snapper. Ginner Olszewski is listed as both a kick-returner and a kick-returner. As for the reserve, he is Stephen Sims for both positions.


For a full analysis of the depth chart, check out Dave Schofield and Jeff Hartman on the BTSC breaking news podcast below: