Articles by Matthew Marczi

2018 Offseason Questions: How Much Work For Nix Next Season?

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….


Mike Hilton Led NFL CBs In Run-Stop Percentage In 2017

Mike Hilton has already become a fan favorite in Pittsburgh during his first season after spending time on the practice squad for the Pittsburgh Steelers the year before. By the second half of the season opener, the former undrafted free agent had already taken over the nickel cornerback role and…


Steelers 2018 Free Agents Analysis: OLB Arthur Moats – Unrestricted

Player: Arthur Moats Position: Outside Linebacker Experience: 8 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2017 Salary Cap Hit: $2,500,000 2017 Season Breakdown: Arthur Moats spent his fourth season in Pittsburgh, and his eighth in the league altogether, frankly not doing all too much. While he has been a starter in the past…



2017 Player Exit Meetings – WR JuJu Smith-Schuster

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2017 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Nevertheless, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we close the book on…






Fowler: Mike Tomlin ‘Didn’t Micromanage’ The Defense

There are about 100,000 things wrong with the Pittsburgh Steelers currently, if some individuals are to be believed, none of which are resolvable without the prompt dismissal of head coach Mike Tomlin, who is under contract for something like three more seasons, if my memory is correct. Needless to say,…



Steelers 2018 Free Agents Analysis: OL Chris Hubbard – Unrestricted

Player: Chris Hubbard Position: Offensive Lineman Experience: 4 Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2017 Salary Cap Hit: $1,797,000 2017 Season Breakdown: It wasn’t exactly the plan, but Chris Hubbard, entering his contract season, got just about everything he could have wanted out of 2017. Chiefly: significant, quality playing time at the…


2017 Player Exit Meetings – WR Antonio Brown

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2017 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Nevertheless, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we close the book on…


Players Say Tomlin Uses Fines As Form Of Discipline

The 2017 season—at least, the regular season—was filled with a tremendous amount of success for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but also a lot of unnecessary drama, which forced them to deal with the reaction to said drama from the media and fans, potentially producing distractions. Though it obviously did not derail…


PFF Predicts Big Things For Bengals’ Carl Lawson In 2018

Remember Carl Lawson? He’s the latest member of the Cincinnati Bengals that a bunch of Pittsburgh Steelers fans are envious of. I would have to include myself in that group, considering that I mocked him to Pittsburgh in the second round. Granted, he slid all the way to the fourth…