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Steelers prepare for life without injured Ryan Shazier

Steelers prepare for life without injured Ryan Shazier

PITTSBURGH (AP) Ryan Shazier is neither gone nor forgotten. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker remains a fixture at the team's facility as he continues his recovery from spinal surgery last December that left his football future uncertain at best.
Jon Bostic the rare ‘every down linebacker’ the Steelers have been searching for

Jon Bostic the rare ‘every down linebacker’ the Steelers have been searching for

The Pittsburgh Steelers needed to find someone who could at least attempt to replace Ryan Shazier, and Jon Bostic might just be the man for the job. Everyone knows the narrative by now. The Pittsburgh Steelers needed to find a player who could at least attempt to be the answer at inside linebacker in place of Pro Bowler Ryan Shazier — and they failed to do so. They tried to move up in the 2018 NFL Draft to pick Rashaan Evans, but failed, and they didn’t address the position in the other rounds. But maybe they didn’t have to, after all, they did go out and pick up free agent...
Still Curtain May 23, 2018

The free agent the Pittsburgh Steelers have been waiting for has hit the open market

The Pittsburgh Steelers searched high and low this summer to find the answer at replacing Ryan Shazier. But only this week has the only player who’s been able to do so hit the free agent market. After reportedly being released by the Philadelphia Eagles, Mychal Kendricks hits the free agent market as the perfect fit […] The free agent the Pittsburgh Steelers have been waiting for has hit the open market - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - A Pittsburgh Steelers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Gabe Rivera, paralyzed former Steeler, pulling for Ryan Shazier

As the sports universe observes the steady progress Ryan Shazier makes — step by inspiring step — that interest has been no more poignant than in a household in San Antonio, Texas, and another in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Steelers fans should realize Vince Williams is good enough to anchor the ILB position

Steelers fans should realize Vince Williams is good enough to anchor the ILB position

Half of the shake-and-bake combo, Vince Williams proved in 2017 he is more than capable of being the rock on the interior of the Steelers’ defense. The injury to Ryan Shazier was difficult to watch for everyone who viewed it either live or on replay. You didn’t have to be a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers to watch a young man brimming with potential motionless on the football field on Monday Night Football. Shazier was a transcendent talent. A combination of smarts, athleticism and freakish speed rarely seen at the inside linebacker position. For the few years fans enjoyed watching No....

Aspiring Steelers defensive back Malik Boynoton couldn't give up the game after his spinal cord injury

Malik Boynton joined millions of other football fans on Dec. 4 when he turned on his television to watch the Steelers play the Cincinnati Bengals on “Monday Night Football.” Moments after Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier crumpled to the turf after making a tackle in the first half, Boynton instantly became one of only a handful of people in the world that truly understood what Shazier was experiencing.

Steelers rookie linebacker Matthew Thomas went undrafted. But he's not lacking in confidence.

The Steelers raised a few eyebrows when they did not draft an inside linebacker, their biggest area of need after losing Pro Bowler Ryan Shazier to injury. But the Steelers did sign an intriguing undrafted free agent at the position, and he’s someone who will have an opportunity to make the roster this summer.
NFL Spin Zone May 7, 2018

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ryan Shazier has turned tragedy into inspiration

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has turned a horrible incident on the field into a source of inspiration for himself and the city of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has come a very long way. It was a Thursday night in the Steel City as the Pittsburgh Penguins needed a big win in their […] Pittsburgh Steelers: Ryan Shazier has turned tragedy into inspiration - NFL Spin Zone - NFL Spin Zone - NFL news, rumors, analysis, opinions, stats, mock drafts, scores, and GIFs.
Watch Ryan Shazier deliver an inspiring message to Pittsburgh Public School seniors

Watch Ryan Shazier deliver an inspiring message to Pittsburgh Public School seniors

The man who could probably use some inspiration used his platform, and story, to inspire others. Ryan Shazier is a special human being. For Pittsburgh Steelers fans, they knew this long before his debilitating injury in December on a Monday night game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals. But for the majority of the NFL fan base, they are just now realizing how special Shazier is as both a player, and person. Shazier has continued to battle back from his back injury, and just a few months has gone from partial paralysis in his lower body, to walking. When he delivered the Steelers first round pick...
Big Easy Mafia May 4, 2018

Penguins crowd treated to Talbot, Shazier, Smith-Schuster sightings

There were a few highlight moments on the big screen in the arena Thursday night during the Penguins’ 3-1 win over Washington. First of all, ...
ClutchPoints May 3, 2018
Steelers convert part of Ryan Shazier’s 2018 salary into signing bonus

Steelers convert part of Ryan Shazier’s 2018 salary into signing bonus

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a reputation as one of the classiest organizations in the league. It’s a well-earned reputation based on decades of doing awesome things like what they just did for injured linebacker Ryan Shazier. According to ESPN’s Field Yates, the Steelers have converted $8.26 million of Shazier’s $8.71 million salary for the 2018 season into […] The post Steelers convert part of Ryan Shazier’s 2018 salary into signing bonus appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NorthJersey.com May 3, 2018
Steelers convert Ryan Shazier's salary into signing bonus, per report

Steelers convert Ryan Shazier's salary into signing bonus, per report

ESPN reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers have converted almost all of Ryan Shaziers 2018 base salary into a signing bonus, a generous gesture that ensures the injured linebacker will receive more than $8 million immediately.        
Steelers turn Ryan Shazier’s base salary for 2018 into a signing bonus

Steelers turn Ryan Shazier’s base salary for 2018 into a signing bonus

The Pittsburgh Steelers are a first rate organization for sure. The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known as being a first rate organization. A place other prospective players look at in high esteem. Somewhere free agents and draft picks are happy they are going. What makes the Steelers organization so great? One of the many reasons is they take care of their own. A prime example would be how the Steelers recently took Ryan Shazier’s $8.26 million dollar base salary, and turned it into a signing bonus. This per Field Yates of ESPN: The Steelers have converted $8.26M of LB Ryan...
DK Pittsburgh Sports May 3, 2018

Steelers pay up on Shazier now, even though he won’t play

The Steelers converted nearly all of Ryan Shazier's contract for 2018 into signing bonus, paying the injured linebacker now rather than making him wait. The post Steelers pay up on Shazier now, even though he won’t play appeared first on DKPittsburghSports.com.

Steelers give Ryan Shazier more than $8M of his salary now

The Steelers were obligated to pay Ryan Shazier $8.718 million in salary over the course of the 2018 season. Instead, they opted to give nearly all of it to him now.

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