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Report: Browns WR Josh Gordon Faces Suspension After Testing Positive For Marijuana

According to T.J. Quinn and Don Van Natta Jr. of ESPN.com, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon failed a drug test months ago and could now face a season-long suspension as a result. Sources reportedly told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” on Friday that Gordon tested positive for marijuana this time around. Gordon’s…


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Audio: Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Introductory Press Conference

If you missed new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier being introduced to the media on Friday, you can hear the audio of the press conference below. After a brief opening statement, Shazier then addresses questions from the media about his upbringing, what it means to be a member of the…


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New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Embraces Alopecia Disorder

New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has a smooth and glossy look that’s easily recognizable and while many might think he shaves his head to achieve that look, the fact is he suffers from alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss. “When I was younger it was kind of…


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Update: New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier To Wear No. 50

Linebacker LaMarr Woodley was released back in March by the Pittsburgh Steelers but his No. 56 jersey won’t be packed in storage, as that’s the number that first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier is expected to wear. New Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will wear No. 50. Previous reports stated he…


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2014 NFL Draft – Day Two Discussion Thread

Day one of the 2014 NFL Draft is now behind us and Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier is the newest member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The first round discussion thread went so well on Thursday that we will try it again today for rounds two and three that get underway…







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Ryan Shazier Selection In Line With Sub-Package Philosophy

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has spent a good deal of his talking time this offseason to emphasize the importance of sub-package football in today’s league. Yet when he had a top cornerback available to him at the 15th overall pick, which nobody would have considered a reach, he…


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Plenty Of Time To Scrutinize The Ryan Shazier Pick In The Months Ahead

For many, the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 15th overall selection of inside linebacker Ryan Shazier may have come as a bit of a surprise, and perhaps somewhat earlier than expected. That certainly seemed to be the general tone on set. Even though I wrote about Shazier yesterday as one of the five…


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New Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Can Best Be Described As Explosive

At the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine, new Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier reportedly surprised a few scouts when weighed in at 237 pounds. He probably surprised them even more by running 4.4 second 40-yard dash with the added weight. During his conference call with the media following him being selected…


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Prospects Likely To Interest The Steelers On Day Two Of The 2014 NFL Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently scheduled to have two picks on Friday when the 2014 NFL Draft resumes and there’s still quite a few quality players left on the board. On day two, the Steelers could possibly have their sights set on an outside linebacker, defensive lineman, wide receiver or…