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After passing on Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley, Steelers will face him Sunday
After passing on Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley, Steelers will face him Sunday

When the Pittsburgh Steelers were on the clock and prepared to make the 15th overall selection in May's NFL draft, they had their choice of arguably the top two inside linebacker prospects. They chose Ohio State's Ryan Shazier over Alabama's C.J. Mosley. Two picks later, the Ravens took Mosley. In a conference call with Baltimore reporters Wednesday, Steelers coach Mike Tomlin explained the decision, indicating that the organization had a greater familiarity with Shazier. “It was just more about what we knew about him [that] we had a level of comfort with,” Tomlin said of the former Ohio State standout. “We had a close, personal relationship with his...

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