Ryan Shazier


Steelers’ Seven Shots – Sunday, March 5, 2017

Every Sunday during the offseason I plan on recapping for you seven items related to the Pittsburgh Steelers and the rest of the NFL that may have fallen through the cracks the past week that should be worth your time to read. This weekly feature will be entitled “Steelers’ Seven…



Steelers LB Ryan Shazier Has An Offseason Deadline As Well

I’ve already touched on several of the dated deadlines associated with Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell as it relates to the franchise tag over the course of the last few weeks and now it’s time to go over another deadline related to a defensive player on the team who…


2016 Player Exit Meetings – ILB Ryan Shazier

The Pittsburgh Steelers find that their 2016 season ended a bit prematurely, and are undergoing the exit meeting process a couple weeks sooner than they would have liked. Never the less, what must be done must be done, and we are now at the time of the year where we…


2017 Offseason Positional Review – Inside Linebacker

The season might not quite be over for another couple of days, but 30 teams, including the Pittsburgh Steelers, have already hit offseason mode following their elimination, either prior to or during the playoffs. Pittsburgh got quite far this year, reaching the AFC Championship game for the first time since…


2016 Steelers’ Defensive Charting: Playoffs

Per reader request, an overview of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense from the playoffs only. If you missed it, check out our data from the regular season. There is so much good information there. You seriously don’t want to miss out. The Steelers defense was on the field for 194 snaps…


Missed Tackles One Step Defense Must Take To Reach Next Level

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense made some very noticeable and important strides over the course of the 2016 season. They were a late-blooming team as a pass-rush threat, but that changed over the course of the season half of the season, during which they actually recorded more sacks than anybody else…



Watch: Ryan Shazier Snuffs Out Fake Punt In Pro Bowl

I didn’t even bother to watch the Pro Bowl yesterday, that’s how much of a snoozefest it is, but Ryan Shazier had one of the highlights of the game. He snuffed up an NFC fake punt early in the game, tackling Landon Collins short of the sticks on this attempt….


2017 Offseason Questions: How Would You Make The Pro Bowl Great Again?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty…



Steelers Think They Have Their Playmaker In Ryan Shazier

The Pittsburgh Steelers have lately been looking for a player on their defense who can deliver them their much-needed splash plays. They look to have found one in third-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier. And there are elements of the way that he is used at times that hint at the…


Ryan Shazier Says He Plans To Spend Offseason In Pittsburgh

Ah yes, the Pro Bowl. The one game everyone is ok with completely forgetting about. It’s meaningless and somehow, it makes football feel uninteresting. Football, the thing you watch every waking moment of your life. If there is anything of note to come out of Orlando this year, it’s about the…


Film Room: Brady Burns Steelers On The Blitz

An awful lot of people have put forth an awful lot of opinions over the course of the past several days in explaining what the Pittsburgh Steelers should have done in order to beat the Patriots in the AFC Championship game. The assumption that each suggestion takes is believing that…