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The Steelers first depth chart of training camp has been released

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their first depth chart of training camp, and it should be taken with a gigantic grain of salt.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their first depth chart of the 2021 season. For anyone who has been listening to head coach Mike Tomlin over the last couple days, as well as what he said about the initial depth chart in years past, Steelers fan shouldn’t put too much stock into this list at this time. But, it is a starting point and does give an indication as to what the team was expecting for the 2021 season.

While names on this list are bound to change over the course of the Steelers four preseason games, here are the players listed as the starters on offense, defense, and special teams with some additional notes given below.

To see the official Steelers depth chart, click HERE.

Offensive Starters

WR — Diontae Johnson

LT — Chuks Okorafor

LG — Kevin Dotson

C — J.C. Hassenauer

RG — Trai Turner

RT — Zach Banner

TE — Eric Ebron

WR — Chase Claypool

WR — JuJu Smith-Schuster

RB — Najee Harris

FB — Derek Watt

QB — Ben Roethlisberger

Offensive Notables:

  • Kendrick Green, not B.J. Finney, is the second center on the depth chart. Finney is listed as the second player at right guard.
  • Dwayne Haskins is currently the QB3 on the depth chart, above Joshua Dobbs.
  • Trey Edmunds is listed as a fullback, a position he played last season when Watt was out with injury.
  • Benny Snell Jr. remains RB2 on the depth chart, followed by Anthony McFarland, Jaylen Samuels and Kalen that order.

Defensive Starters

LOLB — T.J. Watt

DT — Cameron Heyward

NT — Tyson Alualu

DT — Stephon Tuitt

ROLB — Alex Highsmith

LCB — Joe Haden

RCB — Cam Sutton

FS — Minkah Fitzpatrick

SS — Terrell Edmunds

LILB — Devin Bush

RILB — Robert Spillane

NICKEL — Antoine Brooks Jr.

Defensive Notables:

  • Melvin Ingram is listed as the ROLB2 on the depth chart.
  • Miles Killebrew is listed as the backup to Terrell Edmunds at SS.
  • Tre Norwood, rookie 7th round pick, is listed as the backup at FS behind Minkah Fitzpatrick.
  • Isaiahh Loudermilk is in the back of the line behind Isaiah Buggs at DT.
  • Bugss was ahead of Carlos Davis on the NT depth chart
  • Marcus Allen is the linebacker behind Robert Spillane at RILB.
  • Free agent acquisition Arthur Maulet is behind Brooks for the NICKEL defensive back position. They were the only two players listed.

Special Teams Starters

LS — Kameron Kanaday

K — Chris Boswell

P — Jordan Berry

KR/PR — Ray-Ray McCloud

Special Teams Notables:

  • Berry, the incumbent punter, is holding off rookie 7th round pick Pressley Harvin III in the early stages of camp.

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