Articles by Matthew Marczi

Browns LT Joe Thomas Still Weighing Future While Rehabbing Injury

It’s hard to be hopeful of a turnaround when you don’t even win a game. That is the position that veteran left tackle Joe Thomas finds himself in as he weighs his future, recovering from the first meaningful injury of his career. The long-time Cleveland Browns player is weighing whether…



2017 Year In Review – Chapter II: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season ended not only prematurely, but also bitterly, suffering an early postseason exit after falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in the Divisional Round by a score of 45-42. The wounds are still fresh, but it’s time to relive the 2017 season that was, starting…



Steelers Should Keep Demarcus Ayers In Mind This Offseason

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a lot of things to think about this offseason. Not that that is different from any other offseason, but it is certainly a bit different from the norm when it comes with a cloud hanging over it courtesy of a home loss in the Divisional Round…


Richard Mann Was The Right Hire At The Right Time

It’s been a short while now since Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann announced his retirement—it has been long enough, in fact, that the team has already managed to replace him, bringing in former Arizona Cardinals wide receivers coach Darryl Drake for the same position—but I still wanted to…





2018 Offseason Questions: Who Will Be Playing In The Super Bowl?

The journey toward Super Bowl LII ended far too prematurely for the Pittsburgh Steelers, sending them into offseason mode before we were ready for it. But we are in it now, and are ready to move on, through the Combine, through free agency, through the draft, into OTAs, and beyond….


Injury Puts Eli Rogers’ Future Status In Jeopardy, Weakens Depth

This was not the season that Eli Rogers envisioned for himself about a year ago at this time. Coming off his first healthy season after spending his rookie year with the Pittsburgh Steelers on injured reserve for a foot injury, the diminutive product of Louisville quickly earned himself a role…


2017 Year In Review – Chapter I: The Pain And The Yearning

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ 2017 season ended not only prematurely, but also bitterly, suffering an early postseason exit after falling to the Jacksonville Jaguars at home in the Divisional Round by a score of 45-42. The wounds are still fresh, but it’s time to relive the 2017 season that was, starting…


Darryl Drake Has History Of Instilling Physicality In Receivers

One of the main reasons, I would gather, that Pittsburgh Steelers fans were excited about the possibility of one of their former wide receivers—arguably their most beloved—in Hines Ward taking over as wide receivers coach for the retired Richard Mann was due to the belief that the former Super Bowl…