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Pittsburgh make Shazier official

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Ohio State linebacker and 15th overall draft pick Ryan Shazier has officially become a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ohio State linebacker and 15th overall draft pick Ryan Shazier has officially become a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
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Ohio State linebacker and 15th overall draft pick Ryan Shazier has officially become a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Shazier has signed a four year contract, with a receiving bonus in the range of $5 million which is part of the fully guaranteed $9 million he will roughly receive.

He is the 17th out of the 32 first round picks to agree to terms with their teams that selected them from the draft and he has become the sixth of the nine Pittsburgh picks to sign a rookie deal. 

He is able to play any of the four linebacker positions within the Steelers 3-4 defense because of his speed and ability to be versatile resulting in a huge impact for the team that could really benefit from. 

 

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