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Steelers Depth Chart

Redman still a co-starter heading into Week 2

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin noted Redman did not play well against Tennessee, but he will get a chance to redeem himself against Cincinnati in Week 2.

Beachum to start at center against Bengals

The second-year offensive lineman will start at the third different position in his 17-game NFL career when the Steelers take on Cincinnati on Monday Night Football.

Vince Williams vs. Kion Wilson for starting ILB

Williams is listed as the starter on the depth chart over Wilson, but Wilson got the nod over Williams due to special teams' contributions in Week 1.

Steelers sign C/G Fernando Velasco

Velasco started all 16 games for the Titans in 2012, but was part of their final cuts this year after a subpar preseason.

Beachum will continue as situational tight end

The Steelers elected to go with five tight ends on the roster. Matt Spaeth was placed on the IR-designated to return list Tuesday, but his spot was filled with OLB Terence Garvin. Some of the reason may be because Kelvin Beachum can play TE.

Mesko to assume holding duties for Suisham

Mesko will assume the holding duties from recently released Drew Butler, the man he also replaced as the team's starting punter for the 2013 regular season.

Don't read too deep into depth charts

Mike Tomlin has issued warnings in the past of Steelers depth charts being more suggestion than scripture when it came to establishing work volume for players. Nothing has changed despite recent confusion.

Bell Out, Redman to start vs Titans

In his press conference today, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin declared Bell out for Week 1, but had optimistic views on his recovery, and the recovery of starter Redman.

Miller off PUP, return still unknown

With Miller's presence but inability to play, the Steelers stocked up on tight ends, and they may not be done moving them around yet.

Redman made the club from the tub

The fact Isaac Redman was kept over Jonathan Dwyer isn't so much of a surprise, even if Redman didn't participate in the final two preseason games. Felix Jones eventually overtaking him for the starting running back job won't be a surprise either.

Typical Steelers gameday inactives

While the Steelers must wait until Sunday afternoon to begin signing players to their practice squad, they should already have an idea of which players they expect to not dress on a typical Sunday.

Running back position needle hasn't moved much

It's not for a lack of effort, but there doesn't seem to be much fundamental difference between the Steelers' running situation in 2012 compared to their performance in the 2013 preseason.

Steelers vs Panthers: Watch the LBs

When the Steelers open their final preseason game against the Panthers, their 2013 preseason will be finally coming to a close. No one will be fighting harder than the team's linebackers.

Redman: 'I can't say the starting job is mine'

Redman continues to battle injuries in wake of Steelers' final preseason game Thursday.

Steelers depth chart: One 'or' the other

Coach Tomlin has insisted preseason depth charts are to be interpreted as intended snap distribution for each upcoming game, but the team's use of the word 'or' produces questions toward its definition.

Steelers depth chart: Williams behind Foote at ILB

Vince Williams is listed behind Larry Foote on the Steelers' depth chart at left inside linebacker. Between him and four other young inside linebackers, the final preseason game will be a fierce competition for a few roster spots.

Johnson takes his spot back from Paulson

The Steelers were looking forward to Paulson seizing the second TE spot in his sophomore season. Now, he has been displaced by a guy who didn't play at all last year and has only practiced for a week.

What Robinson trade means for LB battles

The surprising move which sent Robinson to the Eagles for running back Felix Jones has shuffled the deck in the Steelers linebacker positional battles, both inside and out.

Beachum taking snaps at left tackle

Whether it's done to get a closer look at how the Steelers' top reserve lineman can be used, or sending a message to current starter Mike Adams, the fact Kelvin Beachum is taking snaps at left tackle only goes to show the team sees a lot in him.

A possible final go for Team Dwyer and Team Redman

Jonathan Dwyer gets the start in the Steelers' second preseason game, and perhaps it will be his last - or the last of Isaac Redman, whose participation will be a game-time decision.

Starters to see more snaps against Redskins

Head coach Mike Tomlin sheds a bit more light on the use of the word 'or' on the depth chart by expressing an interest in seeing more out his his starting units on Monday night.

Beachum to take second team snaps at center Monday

Beachum will get snaps at center in the Steelers' second preseason game, Monday at the Redskins.

Moorman and Butler share depth chart

The blocked punt which led to a Giants field goal may not have been Drew Butler's fault, but evidently it will be held against him as Brian Moorman shares his spot on the depth chart as punter and holder.

Dunn now listed at both returner spots

One muffed punt may have not only cost David Gilreath his spot on the receiving depth chart, but also his spot as a punt returner, which now belongs to rookie Reggie Dunn.

Fangupo still leading Ta'amu

Despite his best public performance as a member of the Steelers, 2012 fourth-round draft pick Alamdea Ta'amu remains behind free-agent signing Hebron Fangupo behind Steve McLendon on the depth chart.

Shamarko is Cromartie-Smith's headache now

The latest Steelers depth chart seems to highlight the position battles to be fought in the team's second preseason game against the Redskins, one being the fight to backup Troy Polamalu.

Green passes Victorian on depth chart

Isaiah Green has not played like just another camp body since joining the Steelers. Now, he is climbing the depth chart, by passing last year's camp surprise Josh Victorian.

Long and Batiste battle to backup Adams

With Guy Whimper no longer in the picture for left tackle, the battle to backup Mike Adams will take place between D'Anthony Batiste and Joe Long.

Justin Brown and David Gilreath switch spots

David Gilreath muffed a punt return in the Steelers first preseason which not only gave the Giants the ball back, it also cost Gilreath his spot on the depth chart.

Whimper listed as guard on depth chart

In the wake of the injury to guard Justin Cheadle, the Guy Whimper experiment at tackle seems to be over as he is officially listed at left guard on the team's most recent depth chart.

Bell and Redman are co-starters

The rookie running back moves one step closer to being the man in Pittsburgh, as Le'Veon Bell reaches co-starter status with Isaac Redman on the team's latest depth chart.

Spaeth not expected for IR

Plaxico Burress may have broke his career when he tore his rotator cuff, but his season is officially over. Perhaps depth at his position plays a part as Matt Spaeth may be looking at a second chance.

Teammates support William Gay

Much criticism has been heaped upon Steelers cornerback William Gay after the Victor Cruz touchdown this Saturday. Both Troy Polamalu and Ryan Clark both accepted responsibility for the play.

Searching for a back-up offensive tackle

Or, if they've found it, it gets injured shortly afterward, leading to a free agent signing that doesn't appear to be above grade. The Steelers may have to dip back into the free agent market to find another offensive tackle.

Steelers Roster Bubble: LBs, RBs more competitive

After great performances from several Steelers linebackers, and a mediocre performance from Jonathan Dwyer, the Steelers running backs and linebackers spots for the final 53-man roster seem more open.

Steelers have reasons to like WR depth

The Steelers left a lot of room for improvement, but there were a few bright spots; especially for a positional group recently overshadowed by the injury to Plaxico Burress.