|By Michael Schottey , NFL National Lead Writer May 8, 2014
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15. Pittsburgh Steelers—Ryan Shazier (LB Ohio State)
How This Pick Goes Right:
Ryan Shazier is known for two things—speed and making plays.
The Steelers are hoping that some of the gamechanging ability he had at Ohio State is going to translate to the NFL level and that he's going to add some much needed punch to the interior of their defense. Next to Jarvis Jones, they're hoping their defense will start to look like it did a decade ago.
How This Pick Could Go Terribly Wrong:
Shazier has trouble in space and isn't the best tackler in the draft. He's a pass-rusher first and may not be able to engage blockers in run defense at the NFL level—especially on the perimeter.
Also, that awesome speed of his was run on a notoriously fast Ohio State track. Don't be surprised if he gets to Pittsburgh and immediately adds a tenth of a second to that 40 time.