Ryan Shazier


Mission Impossible: A Season At Full Strength

Here’s a thought experiment. Imagine, if you will, a world in which the Pittsburgh Steelers can actually make it through an entire season at full strength on their 53-man roster, not burdened by significant injuries and suspensions, as has been all too frequently the case in their recent history—for the…




Recapping The Steelers Biggest 2017 Offseason Storylines

There have been quite a few major storylines for the Pittsburgh Steelers since they lost to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game and with the team’s 2017 offseason practices now completed, and the start of training camp a good five weeks away, it’s as good a time…





Post 2017 Minicamp: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you once again and let me officially welcome you to the slowest part of the NFL offseason. The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their 2017 offseason practices on Thursday and that now means we have six long and boring weeks before they start training camp in…


Ranking The Rooms: AFC North ILBs

After taking a look at the big uglies in the trenches on both sides of the ball last week for the “Ranking the Rooms:  AFC North” series here at Steelers Depot, it’s now time to jump into the flashy positions on the defensive side of the ball, starting with inside…





Heyward Praises Tuitt, Shazier For Stepping Up In 2016

Cam Heyward gave props to the players along the Pittsburgh Steelers’ defense who stepped up in his absence. Heyward, after missing the back half of last year with a torn pectoral muscle, credited two names in particular. Ryan Shazier and Stephon Tuitt. “I thought Tuitt took that next step,” Heyward…