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Steelers | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:25:50 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 8. OT Marcus Gilbert (concussion) is listed as doubtful, while DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) are listed as probable. Gilbert and McLendon did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24. Taylor and Thomas were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:33:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (concussion), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) didn't practice Thursday, Oct. 23. CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and S Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were limited, while S Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) practiced in full.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:51:48 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (concussion), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), DT Steve McLendon (shoulder), FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. LB Ryan Shazier (knee), CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were limited during practice.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier, Shamarko Thomas could return

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:14:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) "have a pretty good chance" of returning in Week 8 against the Indianapolis Colts, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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Steelers | Week 7 Inactives

Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:59:46 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared OG Chris Hubbard, CB Ike Taylor, WR Justin Brown, QB Landry Jones, LB Ryan Shazier, SS Shamarko Thomas, DL Steve McLendon inactive for Week 7.

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Steelers | Saturday practice report

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:21:05 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) have been ruled out for Week 7. SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not practice Saturday, Oct. 18, and has been ruled out. LB Ryan Shazier (knee) was limited and is questionable. DE Cam Heyward (ankle), Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related) participated fully.

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Steelers | Friday practice report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:45:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17. FB Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) were limited during practice, while DE Cam Heyward (ankle) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:16:07 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DT Steve McLendon (shoulder) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) have been ruled out for Week 7. RB Will Johnson (illness), DE Brett Keisel (knee), FS Mike Mitchell (knee) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. DE Cam Heyward (ankle), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) were limited.

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Steelers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:47:54 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Cam Thomas, OG Chris Hubbard, DT Daniel McCullers, CB Ike Taylor, QB Landry Jones, WR Martavis Bryant, LB Ryan Shazier inactive for Week 6.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:20:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee), CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and FS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 6. DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) are listed as probable. Taylor and Thomas did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10. Shazier was limited during practice, while Keisel, Mitchell and Polamalu fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:47:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury related), CB Ivan Taylor (forearm) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. LB Ryan Shazier (knee) was limited. DE Brett Keisel (non-injury related) and FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury related) participated fully.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:58:30 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), FS Mike Mitchell (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), LB Ryan Shazier (knee), CB Ike Taylor (forearm) and SS Shamarko Thomas (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier expected to practice

Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:48:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) is scheduled to practice in some capacity Wednesday, Oct. 7, and is close to returning from a knee injury.

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Steelers | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 08:31:34 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared OG Chris Hubbard, DT Daniel McCullers, CB Ike Taylor, QB Landry Jones, WR Martavis Bryant, LB Ryan Shazier, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 5.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:58:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3, and have been ruled out for Week 5. WR Martavis Bryant (illness), OG Ramon Foster (ankle), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:35:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (illness), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 2. OG Ramon Foster (ankle), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:45:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (illness), LB James Harrison (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Mike Mitchell (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle) was limited during practice, while OG Ramon Foster (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 28 Sep 2014 08:46:22 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DT Daniel McCullers, CB Ike Taylor, QB Landry Jones, WR Martavis Bryant, OG Ramon Foster, LB Ryan Shazier, OG Wesley Johnson inactive for Week 4.

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Steelers | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 11:17:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) have been ruled out for Week 4. OG Ramon Foster (ankle) is listed as questionable, while RB Dri Archer (ankle), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury) and SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury) are listed as probable. Shazier and Taylor did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26. Foster was limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:07:04 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (illness), DE Brett Keisel (non-injury), SS Troy Polamalu (non-injury), LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and CB Ike Taylor (forearm) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. RB Dri Archer (ankle) and OG Ramon Foster (ankle) fully participated in practice. Shazier and Taylor have been ruled out for Week 4.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier's injury not serious

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:51:31 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier's (knee) medial collateral ligament sprain isn't expected to be season-ending. Shazier was walking around with his right leg in a brace Monday, Sept. 22.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier sprains MCL

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:08:30 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament Sunday, Sept 21.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier leaves game

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:11:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) left the Week 3 game against the Carolina Panthers in the second half due to a right knee injury, and he is questionable to return.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier active in preseason game

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:43:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier had 11 tackles and an interception in less than two quarters of playing time in the second preseason game Sunday, Aug. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Shazier is a name to consider as a LB2 in IDP leagues.

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Steelers | Teammate impressed with Ryan Shazier

Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:04:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier did well in pass coverage and tackling during the second preseason game, according to LB Lawrence Timmons. "His pass coverage is awesome," inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons said. "You saw the tackles; he was making tackles left and right. He has the pedigree. He has all the talent and the intangibles you want in an inside linebacker."

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier may play this weekend

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:43:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) participated with the starting defense in 11 on 11 drills Thursday, Aug. 14 and could very well play Saturday, Aug. 16 against the Buffalo Bills.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier, Jarvis Jones questionable

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:40:02 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) and LB Jarvis Jones (groin) are considered questionable for the second preseason game because of their injuries.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier in pads

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:15:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) is dressed in full pads for practice Monday, Aug. 11, but is not working with the first-team defense.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier expects to play

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 11:43:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (knee) said he expects to play in the second preseason game after sitting out the first preseason game because of a knee injury. Shazier has not returned to practice yet but believes he is close.

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Steelers | Two LBs may miss preseason game

Thu, 07 Aug 2014 08:41:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (groin) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) may not play in the first preseason game because of injuries, but they have not been ruled out of the game yet.

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Steelers | Two LBs sitting out

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:10:37 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LBs Jarvis Jones (groin) and Ryan Shazier (knee) are not participating in practice Wednesday, Aug. 6.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier expected to start

Wed, 06 Aug 2014 10:00:42 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier is expected to be one of the starting inside linebackers this season, according to defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier limps off

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 21:50:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier (leg) limped off the field during practice Sunday, Aug. 3, but the injury is not considered serious, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier listed as starter

Sun, 03 Aug 2014 18:15:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier is listed as one of the starting inside linebackers on the team's first depth chart.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier contract update

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 20:36:23 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Pittsburgh Steelers have signed first-round draft choice LB Ryan Shazier to a four-year deal worth $9.5 million. The deal includes a $5.23 million signing bonus.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier signs

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:15:35 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed LB Ryan Shazier, their first-round selection, to his rookie deal Thursday, June 5. Financial terms of the four-year deal weren't disclosed.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier running with first team

Wed, 28 May 2014 05:27:54 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie LB Ryan Shazier has been running with the first-team defense at middle linebacker, which bumped LB Vince Williams to the second team.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier to line up at MIKE

Fri, 09 May 2014 06:12:21 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier will start out at MIKE linebacker in the team's 3-4 defense, but head coach Mike Tomlin said things will move around.

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Cowboys | Were going to take Ryan Shazier

Fri, 09 May 2014 06:10:49 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys were on the phone with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier's agent before the Pittsburgh Steelers took him one pick before theirs, according to Steelers sources.

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Steelers | Went with talent over need

Fri, 09 May 2014 06:10:21 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers went with LB Ryan Shazier at No. 15 overall in the NFL Draft instead of drafting a cornerback, which they desperately need. "He's a defensive playmaker," head coach Mike Tomlin said. "Bigger than positional needs, what we needed was a defensive playmaker."

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier to be ILB

Thu, 08 May 2014 18:55:55 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier will line up at inside linebacker in the team's 3-4 defensive alignment.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier selected 15th overall

Thu, 08 May 2014 18:44:14 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier with the 15th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Tip: Another team addresses an aging D in the first round. Shazier's stock has soared, and he could be a fine IDP option in the coming years.

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Cardinals | Impressed with Ryan Shazier

Wed, 07 May 2014 15:45:34 -0700

Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim raved about Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier's ability to rush the passer and tackle inside. Keim has no concerns about Shazier being undersized.

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Dolphins | Meet with Ryan Shazier

Wed, 07 May 2014 10:36:03 -0700

The Miami Dolphins met with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier Monday, May 5, according to a source. The team may consider selecting Shazier if he is available when they pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Broncos | Ryan Shazier visits

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:02:29 -0700

The Denver Broncos met with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier earlier this week. The team could consider taking him in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft and using him at middle linebacker.

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Cowboys | Ryan Shazier will visit

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 20:26:02 -0700

The Dallas Cowboys are scheduled to meet with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier next week.

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Steelers | Ryan Shazier to visit

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:11:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers are scheduled to visit with Ohio St. LB Ryan Shazier.

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Rams | Meet with Ryan Shazier

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 17:42:30 -0700

The St. Louis Rams met with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier earlier this week.

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Bills | Two draft prospects visiting

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:12:57 -0700

The Buffalo Bills will be meeting with Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier and Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk Wednesday, April 2.

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NFL | Two linebackers skip 40

Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:38:23 -0800

Alabama LB C.J. Mosley and Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier both skipped running the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine Monday, Feb. 24, but they both took part in field drills.

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