Shazier Further Explains His Issue With Current CBA Limiting First-Rounders

During the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected linebacker Ryan Shazier in the first-round and defensive end Stephon Tuitt in the second. On the surface, Shazier being selected in the first round should be considered a blessing, however, Tuitt will probably wind up being the more blessed of the...
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5 days ago

Steelers LB: 'NFL has a Patriots problem'

Not only does the AFC East have to compete with the New England Patriots year in and year out, the NFL as a whole does.This is something that Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier boldly put out there as a public service announcement.According to an ESPN report, Shazier was asked originally if the Steelers had a “Patriots problem.” His response was pretty on point.“If...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Ryan Shazier: ‘We’re looking like garbage right now’

Steelers fans at Heinz Field Sunday surely were asked to dispose of their garbage in trash receptacles throughout the stadium. But they weren’t responsible for the “garbage” on the field. According to linebacker Ryan Shazier, that rubbish was in the form of the Steelers defense in their 27-16 loss to the Patriots. “We’re looking like garbage right now,” Shazier told...
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October 24, 2016  |  Discuss

If Shazier is Healthy, Why Isn’t He Playing?

“I’m good to go.” That’s what Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier told the Tribune-Review’s Ralph Paulk Saturday following the team’s final practice in preparation for their game at San Diego. While Shazier claims he is ready, Mike Tomlin and the Steelers claim he isn’t. Rewind to the week two game against San Francisco where Shazier had a brilliant performance overshadowed...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier Right Back Where He Started

A lot has happened in the year since the Pittsburgh Steelers first took the field for OTAs last Spring, particularly when it comes to the team’s 2014 first-round draft pick, Ryan Shazier. But just like last year, he opens up the offseason in the starting lineup, at the mack linebacker position across from Lawrence Timmons. […] Ryan Shazier Right Back Where He Started is a post...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

What is next for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense?

The Pittsburgh Steelers have made a few moves on the defensive side of the ball but there are more moves to be made. Pittsburgh had the 18th best defense in the NFL last year. The Steel Curtain defense is not accustomed to such a low ranking so they will be looking to improve in 2015. In recent news, the Steelers re-signed James Harrison. He was the Defensive Player of the Year...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Ryan Shazier Being Asked To Earn What Was Handed To Him From The Start

While Ryan Shazier may seemingly be back to full health, he evidently has a ways to go before the regains his full status as a starter on the Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Shazier has missed seven of the Steelers’ first 13 games in his rookie season, as well as extensive parts of two others, due to […] Ryan Shazier Being Asked To Earn What Was Handed To Him From The Start is...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Have Options To Spell Ryan Shazier

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier injured his knee in the team’s third game, and he’s missed the four and a half games since then. This time has given the team a chance to get a look at Sean Spence, their 2012 third-round draft pick who tore up his knee and never made […] Steelers Have Options To Spell Ryan Shazier is a post from: Steelers Depot...
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October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Pressure Could Mount Quickly for Ryan Shazier

After participating in practice, it sounds like rookie linebacker Ryan Shazier is on track to start Monday night against the Houston Texans. SteelDad talked about the struggles by the rookie class so far this year, and Shazier’s avoided criticism for the most part because he hasn’t played much yet due to injury. Shazier has taken some lumps because his strengths were supposed...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Patching up the defense

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense is coming off of a smothering performance against the Carolina Panthers in week three. Pittsburgh limited Carolina to 349 total yards on the game with only 42 of those yards coming on the ground. The Steelers defense sacked Cam Newton three times in the game and also forced a fumble, with another caused by the Steelers special teams. Although the stat...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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