This is a 2019 photo of Denzel Martin of the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL football team. This image reflects the Steelers active roster as of April 30th when this image was taken. (AP Photo)

Denzel Martin

Outside Linebackers Coach

College: University of Missouri

Experience: 8 years


Denzel Martin is in his first season as Pittsburgh's outside linebackers coach after previously serving three seasons as the assistant outside linebackers coach (2020-22), two seasons as a coaching assistant (2018-19) and two more as the Steelers' scouting assistant (2016-17). 

In his third season as the assistant outside linebackers coach in 2022, Martin worked with a Steelers defense that consistently improved over the course of the year, holding opponents to 17 points or less through its final seven games. Minkah Fitzpatrick, T.J. Watt and Cameron Heyward were named to the 2023 Pro Bowl Games for their efforts.