Ryan Shazier Among Potential Patriots Cover Linebackers In NFL Draft

The New England Patriots could select a linebacker high in the NFL draft for the fourth time in five years. The Patriots have had success finding linebackers high in the draft, starting with Jerod Mayo (No. 10 overall) in the 2008 NFL draft. The Patriots drafted Brandon Spikes (No. 62 overall) in 2010, Dont’a Hightower (No. 25 overall) in 2012 and Jamie Collins (No. 52 overall...
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Reloading the Musket - Part 8: Linebacker depth critical to New England Patriots' success on defense

Without question, the most important need to address in the 2014 draft is that of linebacker depth - and it is very possible that the Patriots' double-dip to bolster the core.But a first rounder? In projecting Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier to be the Patriots' first round selection, he is seen as more than just a linebacker, as his size, speed and overall skill set suggest...
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What makes Ryan Shazier the perfect pick at 27? Find out here.

Every great defense in NFL history has two things: an identity and a corny nickname that fans love. After the incredible defensive turn around witnessed in the 2013 season the New Orleans Saints certainly have the first one. The Saints defense is based on being versatile and unpredictable, in other words Rob Ryan has forged a defense that thrives on multifaceted playmakers who allow...
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Ryan Shazier Scouting Report

Ryan Shazier LB Ohio State #2 Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 237 All of our scouting reports are limited to our premium customers. If you would like access to all of our 2014 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Comments: Shazier’s lack of size will turn off some coaches and he likely will be removed from some draft boards because he simply doesn’t meet the measurables requirements...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears could have interest in Ryan Shazier

When analyzing the Chicago Bears draft needs, most draftniks are going from defensive tackle to cornerback and then to safety, but Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier may be too good to pass up. To say linebacker isn’t a need for the Bears would be a major oversight. It may not be as important as defensive line or as glaring of a weakness as they have in the secondary, but the Bears...
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Reloading the Musket - New England Patriots 2014 Mock Draft, Volume 2: Shazier still the pick

Always trust your gut.When it's dinner time - or even when I'm just feeling snackish - my gut tells me that a double quarter-pounder with cheese is my main course, but not until I've visited Burger King for their fries and Wendy's for an order of their chicken nuggets and, of course, a chocolate frosty.And Taco Bell for a six pack of tacos.Potential Patriots S Marqueston...
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2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier

Good friend Dave-Te' Thomas of Scouting Services has finished his player profiles of several of the top 2014 NFL Draft prospects and over the course of the next few weeks I will be posting the ones that the Pittsburgh Steelers will more than likely have interest in. Being as Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier was […] 2014 NFL Draft Player Profiles – Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier...
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Steelers Bring LB Ryan Shazier, LB Jordan Zumwalt, S Deone Bucannon In For Pre Draft Visits

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a few more draft hopefuls in town on Thursday and all three play on the defensive side of the football. Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier headlines the list and is a prospect that very well could hear his name called in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Shazier best […] Steelers Bring LB Ryan Shazier, LB Jordan Zumwalt, S Deone Bucannon In For...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier Takes Picture of Everything He Eats

Ryan Shazier is getting plenty of attention after his strong showing at Ohio State’s Pro Day. NFL Media Analyst Mike Mayock called Shazier’s 4.36 unofficial 40-yard dash “crazy.” “That’s crazy for a 237-pound outside linebacker, to have those kind of movement skills and explosion,” Mayock said of his No. 5 rated linebacker in the 2014 NFL Draft. “The thing he does...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Here’s Video Of Ryan Shazier’s Unofficial 4.36 Second 40-Yard Dash

If it’s possible to run a bittersweet 40-yard dash, former Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier pulled it off on Friday afternoon. Shazier, who is projected as a late first-round pick in this year’s upcoming NFL draft, posted a solid unofficial 4.36 second time during OSU’s pro day, but re-injured his hamstring during the sprint. Shazier had been held out of running the 40-yard...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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