Ryan Shazier

Assignments Show Ryan Shazier Treated By Coaches As Veteran

When referring to what he likes to see out of his linebackers, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin is known to say that he would rather have to say ‘whoa’ than to say ‘sic ‘em’”, which means that he likes his linebackers to have a controlled recklessness about them that…


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Timmons Likely Not Thrilled About More Dime Defense

If you are a particularly observant spectator on game day for the Pittsburgh Steelers—or if you are a regular reader of this site—you may have noticed a shift over the course of the last several weeks of the 2015 regular season on the defensive side of the ball. It was…



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Tomlin Admitting Own Fears In Desire To Remove Brown From Punt Returns

The Pittsburgh Steelers are aiming for a new face on punt returns, taking Antonio Brown out of that role. Obvious front runners are Demarcus Ayers and Eli Rogers. But maybe the Steelers should keep aiming. A little bit farther. Keep going. All the way until you come full circle. Back…


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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – DE Stephon Tuitt – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


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NFL Partnering With CFL For Joint Officiating Program

It really is quite amazing how seemingly effortlessly, yet through great effort, the NFL has managed to expand their enterprise into not just a 24 fours a day, seven days a week news cycle, but also one that spans 365 days a year. What I’m really trying to say is…


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Bengals’ Dalton One Of NFL’s Most In Need Of Encore Performance

Last season, the Cincinnati Bengals—and quarterback Andy Dalton most specifically—took significant strides forward in a manner that could threaten to make the team, at least offensively, a perennial threat for the division title, and for a postseason run more broadly speaking. That pathway was diverted late last season when Dalton…


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The Optimist’s Take: More Blitzburgh

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Shaun O’Hara Leaves Steelers Offensive Line Out Of Top 5

Even though the Pittsburgh Steelers should have All-Pro center Maurkice Pouncey back on the field this year, one NFL analyst, who just so happens to be a former offensive lineman, doesn’t believe that Steel City group is currently one of the top five in the league heading into the 2016…



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Steelers’ Antonio Brown Spending Extra Time Helping Out Eli Rogers

Being as wide receiver Martavis Bryant will miss the entire 2016 season due to a suspension, the Pittsburgh Steelers figure to have quite a battle during the rest of their offseason when it comes to finding out which player will ultimately fill that spot on their 53-man roster. While the…


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NFL Analyst Has Steelers As Second Most Talented Team Ahead Of 2016 Season

How stacked are the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers? According to NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks, not only are the 2016 Steelers the second-most talented team heading into the season, they’re the best in the AFC. “The Steelers could be downright scary in 2016, with a roster that is chock-full of blue-chip…


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Markus Wheaton Looks To Learn From Broncos Game

Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton received some criticism for his Divisional Round performance, during which he was asked to step up into the team’s top wide receiver role after Antonio Brown was ruled out for the game due to a concussion that he suffered the previous week in…


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The Winner Of The 2016 Steelers Mock Draft Contest Is …

Now that I am all settled in Las Vegas I have finally managed to grade all of the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers mock draft contest submissions that I received this year and according to the results that I have, SJT63 won with 780 points. As of right now, SJT63 is the…


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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – ILB L.J. Fort – Stock Even

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…