Articles by Matthew Marczi

2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Sean Davis

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…



2017 Offseason Questions: Will Stephon Tuitt Play Out Rookie Contract?

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…


Lolley: Sammie Coates’ Fingers ‘Mangled Like A Lineman’

If you were searching for some optimism about third-year wide receiver Sammie Coates heading into the 2017 season, beat writer Dale Lolley provided a cold bucket of water for you yesterday afternoon on Twitter, reporting that the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver’s fingers looked like they were “mangled like a lineman”…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – S Mike Mitchell

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 Analysis WR Markus Wheaton – Unrestricted

Player: Markus Wheaton Position: Wide Receiver Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,818,844 2016 Season Breakdown: The Steelers never really got out of Markus Wheaton perhaps what they were hoping to when they used a third-round draft pick on him in the 2013 NFL Draft, and…



2017 Offseason Questions: Will Second-Half Takeaways Continue?

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 – CB Artie Burns

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 Analysis OLB James Harrison – Unrestricted

Player: James Harrison Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 13 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $1,500,000 2016 Season Breakdown: It’s hard to oversell just how well James Harrison played for the Steelers in 2016 given the circumstances. What he did at the age of 38 shouldn’t really be possible…


Bengals Sign Former Panthers CB Bene’ Benwikere

In the span of a year, cornerback Bene’ Benwikere went from being the starter on a Super Bowl-caliber team to looking for work on teams’ practice squads. The fifth-round pick from 2014 was on track to log over 1000 snaps for the Panthers in 2015 until he suffered a broken…


2017 Offseason Questions: Who Will Be Steelers’ No. 2 WR?

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 Analysis RB DeAngelo Williams – Unrestricted

Player: DeAngelo Williams Position: Running Back Experience: 11 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2016 Salary Cap Hit: $2,565,000 2016 Season Breakdown: DeAngelo Williams was heralded as a minor hero for salvaging the Steelers’ season in 2015, during which they managed to win their first playoff game since 2010. That was in…