Tyler Matakevich

Steelers Matakevich, Foster Set To Have Offseason Surgeries

As is usually the case when the Pittsburgh Steelers season comes to an end, several players will be having surgeries during the offseason. While that full list of players won’t be known for a few more weeks, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his season-ending press conference that…


Despite Injury, Tyler Matakevich Impressing Coaching Staff

It’s been a bumpy, likely painful end to Tyler Matakevich’s season. After getting the chance to run with the starting defense after Ryan Shazier’s injury, Matakevich suffered some sort of shoulder injury later in that game. Mike Tomlin has already confirmed he’s going to need some sort of surgery after…



Tomlin Not Ready To Commit To Dirty Red Playing On Defense Against Texans

After suffering a shoulder injury in Week 13, Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Tyler Matakevich missed the team’s Week 14 game against the Baltimore Ravens. Matakevich, however, returned on Sunday for the Steelers game against the New England Patriots and while he didn’t play any defensive snaps in that contest, he…


Tyler Matakevich Should Get Thrown Into Mix After Not Playing Sunday

He entered the season as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ top reserve at inside linebackers for both positions, but on Sunday, second-year Tyler ‘Matter Cabbage’ Matakevich did not see a single snap on defense, replaced instead by recent signing Sean Spence, with L.J. Fort mixed in. But that doesn’t mean it’s going…


Tyler Matakevich The Unknown Piece In Defensive Puzzle

What role will Tyler Matakevich play in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ attempt to topple the New England Patriots later today? The second-year player has functioned as the backup inside linebacker this season, but missed last week due to a shoulder injury, and spent part of this week limited in practice. He…


Steelers Vs. Patriots: Five Key Storylines Ahead Of Week 15 Game

The 11-2 Pittsburgh Steelers will play the 10-3 New England Patriots at Heinz Field Sunday afternoon in a well-awaited for Week 15 conference matchup in what will likely decide the No. 1 seed in the AFC. Ahead of that game kicking off, there are several key storylines worth pointing out….



Steelers Vs. Ravens: Inactives For Week 14

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their list of seven inactive players ahead of their Sunday night Week 14 home game against the Baltimore Ravens and as expected, it includes the names of the three players who were officially ruled out for the contest on the team’s Friday injury report….


Steelers Versus Ravens: Week 14 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their thirteenth game of the 2017 regular season at home Sunday night against the Baltimore Ravens with a chance to improve their record to 11-2, remain the No. 1 seed in the AFC in addition to winning their their division. As usual, I will attempt…



Steelers Vs Bengals Missed Tackles Report

In a heated rivalry matchup Monday night on the road in Cincinnati, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense turned in one of its best tackling performances of the season, even after losing defensive leader Ryan Shazier to a scary injury on the Bengals’ first drive of the game. For the Steelers to…