Steelers News: Ryan Shazier stays positive despite another injury plagued training camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers are just a few days away from their “final dress rehearsal” against the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field, and with the team just coming back after their 17-13 win over the Atlanta Falcons in Week 2 of the preseason, it is time we get fans caught up on all the news surrounding the black and gold.

  • Ryan Shazier has had his share of injuries since entering the NFL, and this year is no different that the others. Shazier has been hampered with a hamstring injury this training camp, but has stayed positive despite the setback.

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier stays positive during injury-hampered camp

With Lawrence Timmons gone and Vince Williams replacing him at inside linebacker, Williams and Ryan Shazier searched for a nickname to appropriately describe the new Steelers inside linebacker tandem.

They came up with “Shake and Bake” and even cut a team-produced video to introduce the moniker to fans.

Shazier is “Shake” because he’s “swifty” and “shaking around” with his speed and athleticism on the field. Williams is “Bake” because of the way he drops — or bakes — runners and receivers with authoritative tackles.

It’s a cute title, albeit a not entirely accurate one during training camp. Because, with apologies to the catchy song

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