May 19, 2024

BREAKING: Pittsburgh Steelers Bring Back Sure Scorer With 1

On Wednesday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced they signed a familiar face to the organization. The Steelers are getting their roster up to 90 players before the start of offseason workouts. The team added a player who scored 43 points with the team during the 2022 season.

The Pittsburgh Steelers sign a kicker

Wright has had multiple stints with the Steelers, after originally signing with the team as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft. He was released prior to the start of the season and spent time in the XFL with the Tampa Bay Vipers.

Wright returned to the Steelers in 2020, signing to the practice squad and then being a gameday elevation. He played in three games, connecting on four of four of his field goal attempts, with a long of 46 yards, and was seven for seven on extra point attempts…

The Steelers signed Wright to the 53-man roster off the Kansas City Chiefs practice squad in 2022 while Chris Boswell was dealing with an injury. Wright played in four games, hitting 12 of 14 field goal attempts, with a long of 52 yards, and was seven for seven on extra point attempts.

Matthew Wright is 40/47 on field goals

Wright has scored 155 points in four seasons. He’s 40/47 (85.7) on field goals and 35/37 (94.6) on extra points. Wright’s career long is 59 yards. That happened with the Chiefs during the 2022 season.

Steelers fans’ initial reaction to the news

 

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