Ryan Shazier


Missed Tackles Report: Steelers Vs Ravens

I know that some of you are hoping that we can just move on from the debacle that was Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens on the road. We can move on for good after we take a look at the missed tackles from the Ravens game at M&T Bank…


Steelers Vs. Ravens: Beyond The Box Score – Week 9

Box score’s give the statistical picture of a football game, but every game has a set of plays that impact it more than the box score indicates. Here is a compilation of those plays from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – With six minutes left…


Butler On Chickillo: ‘He’s Not Making Any Mental Mistakes’

In Sunday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Anthony Chickillo led the team’s position group in total snaps played with 42. During his weekly interview with Missi Matthews on Steelers Nation Radio, defensive coordinator Keith Butler explained why Chickillo led all outside linebackers in total snaps played against…


Play Behind LOS Helps Turn Run Defense Around

Lost in the vast morass that has existed over Pittsburgh over the course of the past month or so now since they have last won a game is the fact that, outside of almost literally one play, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense did a very commendable job on Sunday in their…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 9: Steelers Versus Ravens

Coming off consecutive losses followed by the bye week the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore Sunday for a big divisional game against the Baltimore Ravens, losers of four straight. The Steelers lost 21-14 largely due to three quarters of the worst offensive football seen in Mike…


Steelers Vs Ravens Positional Grades

What an ugly, embarrassing performance by the Pittsburgh Steelers in two of three phases of the game against the Baltimore Ravens on the road at M&T Bank Stadium. Once again, the Steelers were largely embarrassed on the road, but this time they were embarrassed coming off of a bye week…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs Ravens Week 9

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers Week 9 road loss to the Baltimore Ravens. – My biggest reaction after watching this game is that the Steelers offense needs to play with the same urgency we saw in the 4th quarter more consistently. I get it, I’m a proponent of…


Steelers Fail To Capitalize On Turnover Opportunities

While the offense was pretty much terrible for three quarters, outside of one disastrous 95-yard touchdown pass to former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, the defense was actually relatively solid overall. On the field, they gave up just one touchdown and two field goals, with one coming off a…


Ryan Shazier Flashes Glimpses Of Impact Ability

The Pittsburgh Steelers defense has been without a lot of its firepower for important stretches of this season, but they have been slowly getting arguably their most impactful defender back lately in inside linebacker Ryan Shazier. He returned in the final game before the bye, and while he did not…


Steelers Vs Ravens Winners/Losers

Read this and then feel free to chuck your computer out the window. That’s what I’m planning to do. WINNERS Ryan Shazier: Shazier flew around the ball today with excellent diagnosis and producing some splash plays. He forced a fumble and nearly picked off a screen pass. He finished the…


2016 NFL Week 9: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the first weekend of November. It feels like it’s been a month since Pittsburgh Steelers have played a game but that will change in a few days as they are now set to face the Baltimore Ravens Sunday on the road….


2016 Midseason Review: Inside Linebackers

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


Why The Steelers Run Defense Should Improve Drastically After The Bye

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have had their bye week, several of the team’s previously injured players figure to be right at, or at least near, full health. Included in that group of players are defensive end Cameron Heyward and linebacker Ryan Shazier. Should that indeed be the case, there’s…