The Tribune-Review calls Steelers DE Ziggy Hood "one of the NFL's least-productive players at his position."
Steelers DE Ziggy Hood left Sunday's game in the second quarter with a back injury and did not return.
Ziggy Hood has been the Steelers' "clear-cut starter" at left end through the early days of camp.
Steelers LE Ziggy Hood has lost 18 pounds of fat and gained 20 pounds of muscle after working out with Outer Limit Athletic Performance this offseason.
Ziggy Hood has an "inside track" on the Steelers' starting left end job.
The Steelers have had internal discussions about moving Ziggy Hood from end to nose tackle.
Steelers DE Ziggy Hood (hamstring) is expected to play in Monday's game against the 49ers.
Steelers LE Ziggy Hood was forced from Thursday's game in the second quarter with a groin injury.
Ziggy Hood is now the Steelers' permanent starter at left end.
Steelers LE Ziggy Hood is recovering from surgery to clean out bone spurs in his ankle.
The Steelers' run defense has actually improved since Ziggy Hood took over for an injured Aaron Smith at left defensive end in Week 8.
Steelers LE Ziggy Hood will keep his starting job even if Aaron Smith (triceps) ends up playing against the Jets.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that Ziggy Hood will get the opportunity to replace Aaron Smith (triceps surgery) at left defensive end.
Though Ziggy Hood was bypassed for the starting right defensive end job this week, coordinator Dick LeBeau has no worries about his progress.