Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Ryan Shazier at #15 Overall

With the 15th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Pittsburgh Steelers selected Ohio State linebacker Ryan Shazier. After four successful years with the Buckeyes, Shazier will join a Pittsburgh team that is aging on the defensive side of the ball and should provide a much needed boost, as many draft pundits have called him one of the fastest linebackers in the draft. Here are some of the reactions on Twitter from teammates and the media:

For a better look at Shazier, check out this piece I did on him a few months ago. He’s a hard-hitting, fast defender who bullrushes ball carriers. He also plays with heart and can be leader on the defensive side of the ball. A great pickup for the Steelers.


  1. […] Ryan Shazier- 1st Round Pick #15 by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bradley Roby- 1st Round Pick #31 by the Denver Broncos. Carlos Hyde- 2nd Round Pick #57 by the San Francisco 49ers. Jack Mewhort- 2nd Round Pick #59 by the Indianapolis Colts. Corey Linsley- 5th Round Pick #161 by the Green Bay Packers. Christian Bryant- 7th Round Pick #241 by the St. Louis Rams. […]

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