Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 Player Profile: Mathew Wright

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Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 Player Profile: Mathew Wright
Pittsburgh Steelers 2019 Player Profile: Mathew Wright

To say Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Chris Boswell had an atrocious 2018 would be sugar coating it. Coming off his first Pro Bowl selection in 2017, Boswell was rewarded with a four year $16.8 million extension. The extension included a $6 million signing bonus. The amount of dead money that would have come due was thought to have been the primary reason the Steelers did not jettison him during a season where Boswell connected on just 65% of his field goal attempts. The percentage was the worst of any kicker in the NFL who played in at least 15 games by over 11% and 32% behind league-leading Robbie Gould. The former Rice Owl was just as bad on extra points finishing last in the league with at least

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