The Pittsburgh Steelers release their first depth chart of the 2022 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers release their first depth chart of the 2022 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers have released their first depth chart of the 2022 season. For anyone who’s been listening to head coach Mike Tomlin on the initial depth chart for the past few years, Steelers fans shouldn’t place too much value on that list at this point. But it’s a starting point and an indication of what the team can expect for the 2022 season.

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

To see the official Steelers depth chart, click HERE.

Offensive starters

WR—Diontae Johnson

LT — Dan Moore Jr.

LG—Kevin Dotson/Kendrick Green

C – Mason Cole

RG—James Daniels

RT—Chuk’s Okorafor

TE — Pat Freiermuth

WR — Chase Claypool

WR—George Pickens

RB – Najee Harris

FB — Derek Watts

QB—Mitch Trubisky

Offensive Personalities:

  • Two players are listed at the guard position, with the Steelers not acknowledging Kevin Dotson or Kendrick Green as front runners.
  • The quarterback depth chart goes to Mitch Trubisky, Mason Rudolph, Kenny Pickett and Chris Oladokun.
  • Rookie Calvin Austin III sits in fourth wide receiver position behind Diontae Johnson, while second- and third-team players include Anthony Miller, Cody White, Myles Boykin, Gunner Olszewski, and Steven Sims.
  • Connor Hayward is listed as the third tight end behind Freiermuth and Zach Gentry and ahead of Kevin Rader and Jace Sternberger.
  • At running back, Benny Snell Jr. is second behind Najee Harris, followed by Anthony McFarland Jr. and Jaylen Warren.

Defensive starters

LOLB — TJ Watts

DT—Cameron Heyward

NT — Tyson Alualu

DT — Larry Ogunjobi

ROLB—Alex Highsmith

LCB—Levi Wallace/Ahkello Witherspoon

RCB—Cam Sutton

FS — Minkah Fitzpatrick

SS—Terrell Edmunds

LILB — Devin Bush/Robert Spillane

RILB—Myles Jack

NICKEL—Arthur Maulet

Defensive Personalities:

  • Both the left inside linebacker and the left cornerback position have two players listed as starters.
  • The three players on the defensive line second team are Isaiahh Loudermilk, Montravius ​​Adams and Chris Wormley.
  • Seventh-round draft pick Mark Robinson is the last inside linebacker listed on the fourth team.
  • Chris Steele is listed as the next player behind Wallace and Witherspoon at left cornerback, while James Pierre is listed ahead of Justin Layne, who assists Cameron Sutton at right cornerback position.
  • Damontae Kazee is listed as a reserve strong safety, with Tre Norwood next at free safety.

Special teams starters

LS — Christian Kuntz

K—Chris Boswell

P—Pressley Harvin III

KR/PR – Sagittarius Olszewski

Well-known personalities of the special teams:

  • Calvin Austin III is listed as the second KR/PR.

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