Lyon Carter Shazier. (Photo: Ryan Shazier/Instagram)

Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier announces birth of son

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Now the Steelers linebacker is the proud papa of a Lyon.

Shazier and his fiancee, Michelle Rodriguez, welcomed Lyon Carter Shazier to the world just after 12 a.m. Sunday, according to Shazier's Instagram account.

The baby boy and his mother both appeared to be doing well.

Shazier has a son, Ryan Jr., from a previous relationship.

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