Steelers Rookies Ready to Step Up

By Jaime Baker

Published 08/07 2014 12:02AM

Updated 08/07 2014 12:06AM

In Steelers Nation, a lot of familiar names from the defense- like Larry Foote and Lamar Woodley-are no longer in the black and gold.

So now, it's a youth movement.

While there are a handful of second and third year players who are back, a few roles will be filled by rookies.

Ryan Shazier is a name that has been used as being an immediate impact player, but other rookies like Stephon Tuitt think a lot of rookies can step up quickly.

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