Denzel Martin is in his third season as one of the team's coaching assistants, after previously serving as the Steelers' scouting assistant from 2016-17. Martin assists in the daily operations for defense and will work with the team's defensive line and linebackers in 2019, after assisting with the unit's middle linebackers in 2018. His responsibilities include game preparation, video analysis and scouting of opponents.
Prior to joining the Steelers in 2016, Martin spent a year as a recruiting graduate assistant at the University of Missouri in 2015, where he played linebacker from 2010-14. Martin, a native of St. Louis, Mo., received a degree in multidisciplinary studies in 2014 and a master's in education with an emphasis in positive coaching from Missouri in 2015.