Ryan Shazier

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…




Ryan Shazier Well-Deserving Of Pro Bowl Honor

Not every Pittsburgh Steelers player has shown to be thrilled about the prospects of playing in another football game this season that is not taking place in Houston, but for at least one player, it is a big deal, and that is for third-year inside linebacker Ryan Shazier, who, it…


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,…