The defensive line is probably the most competitive group, but a few other players quietly crept their way up the chart, looking for their last chance to make this team.
Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel hasn't seen a fourth-string designation in probably a decade. Understandable, considering he just joined the team, and in the team's last preseason game, the one in which the fourth-stringers play a considerable amount of snaps, this appears to be the only thing standing in Keisel's way of making a significant leap up the depth chart by night's end.
The Steelers reduced their roster to 75 players this week, and with it, the depth chart has been re-adjusted (but still taken with a grain of salt).
This is a good reference guide for a game that will see a lot more of Landry Jones as opposed to Ben Roethlisberger. Some players to pay attention to are versatile rookie offensive linemen Wesley Johnson (67), defensive linemen Dan McCullers (74) and Wesley Johnson (67) and running back Stephen Houston (44).
|WR1||84||Antonio Brown||15||Justin Brown||85||Darrius Heyward-Bey||10||Martavis Bryant|
|LT||68||Kelvin Beachum||76||Mike Adams||67||Wesley Johnson||64||Graham Pocic|
|LG||73||Ramon Foster||74||Chris Hubbard||67||Wesley Johnson|
|C||53||Maurkice Pouncey||72||Cody Wallace|
|RG||66||David DeCastro||65||Will Simmons|
|RT||77||Marcus Gilbert||68||Guy Whimper|
|TE||83||Heath Miller||89||Matt Spaeth||82||Michael Palmer||82||David Paulson|
|RB||26||Le'Veon Bell||27||LeGarrette Blount||13||Dri Archer||40||Josh Harris|
|QB||7||Ben Roethlisberger||5||Bruce Gradkowski||3||Landry Jones||8||Brendon Kay|
|WR2||11||Markus Wheaton||16||Lance Moore||14||Derek Moye|
|LDE||97||Cameron Heyward||96||Cam Thomas||71||Josh Mauro|
|NT||90||Steve McLendon||74||Dan McCullers||62||Roy Philon|
|RDE||91||Stephon Tuitt||67||Nick Williams||79||Ethan Hemer||99||Brett Keisel|
|LOLB||93||Jason Worilds||54||Chris Carter|
|LILB||50||Ryan Shazier||98||Vince Williams||51||Sean Spence||45||Dan Molls|
|RILB||94||Lawrence Timmons||57||Terence Garvin||56||Jordan Zumwalt|
|ROLB||95||Jarvis Jones||55||Arthur Moats||34||Howard Jones|
|LCB||28||Cortez Allen||22||William Gay||41||Antwon Blake||31||Shaquille Richardson|
|FS||23||Mike Mitchell||20||Will Allen||21||Robert Golden|
|SS||43||Troy Polamalu||29||Shamarko Thomas||35||Ross Ventrone|
|RCB||24||Ike Taylor||25||Brice McCain||35||Isaiah Green|
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