In the 2016 season, the Steelers were ridiculed for FaceTime in the locker room. We all remember Antonio Brown going on Facebook during Mike Tomlin’s post-game speech after the team beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round of the AFC Playoffs, but this year was different.
After the Steelers’ ridiculous come-from-behind win over the Ravens in Week 14, the team FaceTimed injured linebacker Ryan Shazier to share the moment with him.
Cam Heyward told Missi Mathews of Steelers.com the team wanted Shazier to be there for the experience, to to tell him they were going to bring him the game ball, and a hat and t-shirt as he remains a huge part of the team, even while injured.
It was the latest win in an incredible season, but all would agree the biggest win of the season will come with Shazier is out of the hospital and back with his teammates. Whether that is on the field or not isn’t important at this time.