Ryan Shazier


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Steelers Versus Bengals Wild Card Game

In one of the craziest and most-dramatic games I’ve ever seen, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 18-16 at rain-soaked Paul Brown Stadium Saturday night in the Wild Card round of the NFL playoffs. As a boy I attended the Immaculate Reception game which, for me, will never be…


Health, Availability Will Shape Shazier’s Ceiling

There’s no denying Ryan Shazier had one of the games of his life Saturday night in Cincinnati. Without him, we’re telling a starkly different story. One where the Steelers are at home, not preparing for Denver. One where Vontaze Burfict, as Dave and Dave talked about yesterday, plays the role…


Shazier Hit On Bernard Still Deemed Legal By Several Analysts

The Pittsburgh Steelers win Saturday night over the Cincinnati Bengals in one of the two AFC Wild Card games included a lot of controversy as it relates to penalties that were and weren’t called on both teams. One of the non-calls came after Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier hit Bengals running…


Several Young Players Stepped Up For Pittsburgh Saturday

Don’t let it fool you. In the playoffs, experience matters. It’s not a coincidence that Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, and Alex Smith all won over the weekend despite being the road team. It’s the first time all four road teams have won in a playoff week. But for…


Steelers’ Topping Turnover Battle Helps End Three-Game Playoff Skid

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ first postseason victory since the 2010 AFC Championship game included six turovers. In their previous three postseason games, there were four, two, and three turnovers, respectively. The Steelers lost or tied the turnover margin in each of those games, all three of which they came out on…


Bengals Ebb While Steelers Flow To Triumph In Tug-Of-War

I would be lying if I said that I had ever personally seen such a crazy, up-and-down game while covering the Pittsburgh Steelers—at the very least, not with this much on the line. And granted, I haven’t been covering the team for all that long. In fact, this is the…

Will Allen

Will Allen Sees Highs And Lows As Starting Safety

If this is to be the final season for Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen—whether by choice or by force—then at least he can say that he was able to notch one final professional accomplishment, even if it took 12 years for him to do so. Entering this season, the 33-year-old…


How The Steelers’ Five-Year High Sack Total Was Built

By season’s end, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense managed to put up an impressive 48 sacks on the season, which ranked third overall in the league, thanks in large part due to a season-high seven sacks in the regular season finale. It was the most sacks that the Steelers have recorded…


Steelers Vs. Browns 2015 Week 17: Game Time, Line, Weather, TV, Injuries & Radio Schedule

2015 Week 17 Pittsburgh Steelers (9-6) vs. Cleveland Browns (3-12) Kickoff: 1:00 p.m. ET Site: FirstEnergy Stadium (67,431) • Cleveland, Ohio Playing Surface: Natural Grass TV Coverage: CBS-TV (locally KDKA-TV, channel 2) Announcers: Greg Gumbel (play-by-play), Trent Green (color analyst), Jamie Erdahl (sideline) Local Radio: Steelers Radio Network – WDVE-FM…

Ryan Shazier

Steelers Film Room: Ryan Shazier Vs Ravens

Former first-round draft pick Ryan Shazier is nearly through his second NFL season, which has once again been an injury-plagued campaign that has limited his growth. But he has managed to assume play-calling duties, which has at the same time made it more difficult for him to play with consistency….


Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger, Mitchell Practice Fully Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers gave now completed their Thursday practice ahead of Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns and while there is some good news when it comes to the team’s daily injury report, several players did miss practice once again. Sitting out Thursday were cornerback Antwon Blake (back), wide receiver…