Steel City Underground

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Ryan Shazier
NFL on CBS

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Sitting with family and friends watching Sunday's game, this amazing play by Ryan Shazier made me say: "He's the closest thing to Troy we've got right now."

"Troy" refers to former Steelers safety Troy Polamalu, who always had a knack for coming up with game-changing plays at the most unexpected time.

Shazier has started to carve out a niche for the same, as the linebacker (yes, linebacker, not defensive back) leads the team in interceptions after somehow keeping his eye on the ball all the way through the following play, and making a catch.

The interception set up the Steelers for a touchdown and game-tying two-point conversion.

Polamalu would be proud.





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