Articles by Matthew Marczi



James Conner’s First Snap A Momentous Occasion

While it should not be terribly surprising given how many players sat out the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first preseason game, today’s contest is going to mark the debut of some highly anticipated players. Martavis Bryant is going to draw a lot of headlines, but rest assured that there are many, many…



Joshua Dobbs Looking To Build Off First Start

While one rookie got off to quite a hot start in the first preseason game, another did quite the opposite. Pittsburgh Steelers first-round draft pick T.J. Watt recorded two sacks early on in the game, while quarterback Joshua Dobbs, starting the game, threw two interceptions early on. Things got better…


Martavis Bryant Marks A Year And A Half Off With First Snaps

This day has been a long time coming for him. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant has not been on a football field in something like 19 months, but he will take the field and play this evening for the first time since the team’s loss in the Divisional Round…


Ready Or Not, Here Comes Watt

I have to confess that I have been waiting to use this title since it was announced-sort-of that T.J. Watt could possibly enter the 2017 regular season as a starter. I admit that it’s not a particularly good nor creative title, but there it is nonetheless. It is an important…


2017 Preseason 2 Steelers vs Falcons – What To Watch For

Later this evening, the Pittsburgh Steelers are set to play host to the defending NFC Champions, the Atlanta Falcons, in the second preseason game. While there is nothing between the two teams on the line, and the simple fact of the matter is that many important players on both sides…



Ravens Make It Official, Re-Sign C Jeremy Zuttah

While the Baltimore Ravens had had a ton of luck this offseason, it has come heavily in both the negative and positive forms. They have dealt with a number of injuries, for example, but they have also been thrown a few bones to help them in key areas that they…



New Faces 2017: OLB Austin Gearing

We are now at a point during the offseason in which we find ourselves looking at training camp just around the corner for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the league, and a lot has changed for them over the course of the past several months. They have lost a number…