Ryan Shazier

Ryan Shazier Added To Pro Bowl Roster

Ryan Shazier won’t be going to Houston this season. But now, he has a scheduled flight to Orlando. Shazier was named as a Pro Bowl replacement, filling in for the man he’ll be most often compared to, C.J. Mosley. Mosley bowed out with an injury. Congratulations to @RyanShazier on being…


Steelers Vs Patriots Positional Grades

Well, that didn’t go anywhere near as planned. Right from the start Tom Brady and the New England Patriots simply dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game Sunday evening, rolling to a 36-17 win, clinching a spot in their ninth Super Bowl in franchise history. This will be…




Young Defensive Nucleus Built On Past Three Drafts

When the Pittsburgh Steelers defense takes the field, they will be doing so with a unit that looks dramatically different from the one that they fielded the last time they found themselves in the AFC Championship Game, six seasons ago. After all, only three players on the Steelers’ roster on…


Butler Says Shazier Could Have Played Better Against Chiefs

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has played well so far during the playoffs as the former first-round draft pick has registered 11 total tackles in addition to two interceptions. Not only that, Shazier has recorded an interception in the last four games as well. In the Steelers win over the…


Ryan Shazier Now Linked To Ike Taylor Following Sunday Interception

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier recorded yet another interception in Sunday’s Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs and he’s now had one in each of the last four games. If that’s not enough, Shazier is now linked to the unlikeliest Steelers player when it comes to interceptions…



Antonio Brown’s Sideline Apparel Shows Off Team-First Mentality

You may have noticed early in last week’s game against the Dolphins that after Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown scored a touchdown on the team’s opening drive, he was shown prior to the ensuing kickoff sitting on the team’s bench sporting a hat emblazoned with the number 92 of…


Film Study Helps Shazier Match Speed With Mental Quickness

Not everybody in a Pittsburgh Steelers uniform gets to tread the path on the defensive side of the ball the way that third-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier has. As a first-round draft pick, even, by tradition, nothing is guaranteed for a rookie with the Steelers, especially on the defensive side…


Shazier On Dupree: ‘He’s A Different Species’

We hear about players being asked about themselves or their opponent on a regular basis. But it’s a little less common for a player to be asked about one of his teammates and what makes them so successful. Ryan Shazier was asked about Bud Dupree’s performance against the Miami Dolphins,…


Steelers’ Butler Preparing To Slow Chiefs Hill, Kelce Again

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense will be faced with several challenges this coming Sunday in their Divisional Round playoff game against the Kansas City Chiefs and leading that list of players they’ll attempt to limit is wide receiver Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce. During his weekly interview with Missi…


Steelers Vs Dolphins: Missed Tackles Report

With all of the talk leading up to Sunday’s Wild Card round game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field centered around the Week 6 matchup between the two teams, in which the Dolphins came out on top 30-15, the concern about the Steelers run defense…


Joey Porter’s Unfortunate Actions A Distraction Only To Himself

You have no doubt heard by now that Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebackers coach Joey Porter was arrested in the night following the team’s Wildcard Round victory over the Dolphins. Yesterday, the team officially placed him on leave, which may leave his future status with the organization up in the air….


Defense Splashes Past Dolphins In Authoritative Rematch Win

The last time the Pittsburgh Steelers played the Miami Dolphins, the defense came away looking pretty bad, and they knew that as well as anybody. They came into this game wanting to avenge their previous loss and respond to that ugly performance, which included a 200-plus-yard rushing day from running…