Articles by Matthew Marczi


2017 Offseason Questions: Do Steelers Need Better 3rd Option At RB?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…



2016 Player Exit Meetings – QB Zach Mettenberger

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents ILB Steven Johnson – Unrestricted (Re-Signed)

Player: Steven Johnson Position: Inside Linebacker Experience: 5 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $515,588 2016 Season Breakdown: We are now toward the end of our list of the Steelers’ unrestricted free agents, now in keeping with the two players remaining with that designation that have already been…


Steelers Rivals Get Bigger Comp Pick Hauls, But Paid Steeper Price

The Pittsburgh Steelers may be ecstatic over the fact that they were awarded a surprise third-round compensatory draft pick for the 2017 NFL Draft thanks mostly to the free agency loss of former starting left tackle Kelvin Beachum in 2016, but the rest of the division is celebrating their own…



Steelers Should Learn From Last Time They Had 3rd Rd Comp Pick

The Pittsburgh Steelers got a nice surprise for themselves yesterday when the league announced this year’s compensatory picks a bit early, and, as it turns out, they were awarded an additional third-round draft pick, which is the first time since the 2014 NFL Draft that they have had such a…


Steelers 2017 Free Agents S Shamarko Thomas – Unrestricted

Player: Shamarko Thomas Position: Safety Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $788,288 2016 Season Breakdown: Ah, yes, here we have Shamarko Thomas, everybody’s favorite safety. Or at least he was everybody’s favorite four years ago when the Steelers drafted him—albeit in the fourth round—as the heir…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – QB Landry Jones

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


Joe Flacco Sets Record For Most Failed Completions In A Season

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was coming off a season in which he suffered a torn ACL that forced him to miss games for the first time in his career when he entered the 2016 season. That didn’t prevent him from coming back and setting records, inauspicious though they may…


2017 Offseason Questions: Will Steelers Use Comp Pick To Deal?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…



Steelers 2017 Free Agents DE Ricardo Mathews – Unrestricted

Player: Ricardo Mathews Position: Defensive End Experience: 7 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $600,000 2016 Season Breakdown: It’s somewhat fitting that we are covering Ricardo Mathews’ free agency status right after tight end David Johnson. Both of them are coming off of two seasons with the Chargers….


2016 Player Exit Meetings – LS Greg Warren

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…