Ryan Shazier

Shazier Recent Tweet Shows His Continued Optimism About A Possible Return

The Pittsburgh Steelers and linebacker Ryan Shazier have released very little regarding the team’s former first-round draft pick’s long term prognosis. Last night, however, a tweet from Shazier gave a subtle hint about his feelings on returning in a reply to cornerback Joe Haden saying that he looks forward to returning in 2018….


CBS Mock Draft: Steelers Take ILB With First Pick

CBS’ Chris Trapasso unveiled his latest mock draft Monday afternoon. He has the Pittsburgh Steelers taking a name we haven’t discussed much on here yet, selecting Texas ILB Malik Jefferson with the 28th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. He writes about Jefferson: “Jefferson, like Edmunds, is a springy athlete…


Steelers Defense Missed Ryan Shazier In Playoff Loss To Jaguars

Linebacker Ryan Shazier was the life of a vibrant young defense before suffering a spinal injury in week 13 against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was expected that the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ defense would take a step down, but it wasn’t obvious until Sunday afternoon. There are a number of reasons why the Steelers lost to the Jacksonville Jaguars 45-42 in…


Video: NFL 360 We Shalieve With Andrea Kremer

In case you haven’t seen the latest NFL 360 segment featuring Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier and his recent spinal injury, it’s certainly worth the six minutes it will take you to watch it. Andrea Kremer of the NFL Network has the story that includes interviews with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger,…



Ryan Shazier Attends Steelers Wednesday Practice In Wheelchair

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier was able to attend practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering his back injury just over a month ago. Shazier, who is apparently still having to use a wheelchair to get around, posted his thoughts on Instagram after attending the Steelers Wednesday practice….





Perspective Of An Average Steelers Fan: The NFL Must Fix Replay

Well, we are into the Wildcard weekend and in a few hours, we will know who the Pittsburgh Steelers opponent will be next Sunday. Two big NFL topics are the quality of refereeing and injuries. Adjudicating a football game is not easy given the complexity of the rulebook. I have…


Ryan Shazier’s High-Impact Postseason Play Will Be Missed

It is hard to understate the loss the Pittsburgh Steelers suffered when inside linebacker Ryan Shazier was injured. A Pro Bowler this season, he may have been even destined for the All-Pro list if he were able to finish out the season. The former first-round pick really came into his…