Signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars in March 2014.
Originally drafted by the Steelers in the first round (32nd overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.
9/8 vs. Tennessee: Tied for the lead in tackles for the defensive line (6)…finished tied for second on the team with three QB pressures.
9/16 at Cincinnati: Led the defensive line in tackles (4).
9/29 vs. Minnesota (London): Led the defensive line with three tackles.
10/13 at N.Y. Jets: Recorded his first sack of the season, a two-yard stop of QB Geno Smith.
11/17 vs.Detroit: Started at DE in place of injured DE Brett Keisel…on fourth-and-15, sacked QB Matthew Stafford for a loss of seven yards forcing a turnover on downs with 1:39 left in the game…marked his second sack of the season and 10.5 for his career…led the defensive line with two QB pressures.
11/28 at Baltimore: Saw increased action at DE in placed of the injured Keisel…led the defensive line in tackles (5) and QB pressures (2).
12/8 vs.Miami: Started at DE in place of the injured Keisel…left the game with an ankle injury but returned.
12/15 vs.Cincinnati: Started at DE in place of the injured Keisel…sacked QB Andy Dalton for an eight-yard loss in the first quarter…with three sacks on the season, tied his regular-season career-high set in 2010 and 2012…recovered his first fumble of the season that was forced by S Troy Polamalu.
Ziggy Hood started at DE for all 16 contests
Matched a career-high with three sacks and set a new single-season career-high with 40 tackles
Tied for the team lead with two fumble recoveries
Finished third on the team with 17 QB pressures
10/7 at Philadelphia: Led all defensive linemen with four tackles
10/21 at Cincinnati: Had a career-high two passes defensed
10/28 vs. Washington: Blocked the Redskins’ first PAT of the game, becoming the first Steeler to block a PAT since NT Casey Hampton blocked Phil Dawson’s attempt on 10/5/03 vs. Cleveland
11/12 vs. Kansas City: Stopped RB Jamaal Charles for a one-yard loss on the Chiefs’ first drive of the fourth quarter
11/18 vs. Baltimore: Left the game in the first quarter with a back injury and did not return
11/25 at Cleveland: Had two QB pressures…was part of a defense that held the Browns to only 238 total net yards
12/2 at Baltimore: Sacked QB Joe Flacco to give him two sacks on the season and 7.5 for his career…recovered QB Joe Flacco’s fumble after LB James Harrison stripped him…the Steelers tied the game 20-20 on their ensuing drive (Batch to Miller, seven-yard pass)
12/9 vs. San Diego: Sacked QB Philip Rivers for a zero-yard loss, giving him three sacks on the season…the three sacks ties a career-high he set in 2010…had a career-high nine tackles and added two QB pressures
12/16 at Dallas: Led the defensive line with five tackles
12/23 vs. Cincinnati: Was part of a defense that held the Bengals to 14 rushing yards
12/30 vs. Cleveland: Led the defensive line with four tackles and added two QB pressures
Played in all 16 regular-season games and started 14 at DE due to an injured Brett Keisel (two games) and then Aaron Smith (12 games)
Had 36 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 20 QB pressures and one pass breakup
Tied a career-high with four QB pressures in one game
Started the lone postseason contest and added two tackles and one QB pressure
9/18 vs. Seattle: Finished with one tackle and three QB pressures…was part of a defense that held the Seahawks to 164 total yards…
9/25 at Indianapolis: Started at DE in place of injured DE Brett Keisel…had two tackles and three QB pressures…was part of a defense that held the Colts to 241 total yards
10/2 at Houston: Started at DE in placed of the injured Keisel…had two tackles
10/9 vs. Tennessee: Started at DE in place of injured DE Aaron Smith…had four tackles and four QB pressures, which tied a career high…had a half-sack along with LB LaMarr Woodley
10/16 vs. Jacksonville: Logged two tackles, two QB pressures and one pass breakup…was part of a defense that held the Jaguars to 209 total yards
10/23 at Arizona: Registered two tackles and two QB pressures…was part of a defense that held the Cardinals to 73 yards rushing
10/30 vs. New England: Played in his 40th career game…had two tackles and two QB pressures…was part of a defense that held the Patriots to 43 yards rushing and 213 total yards
11/6 vs. Baltimore: Finished with one tackle and one QB pressure
11/13 at Cincinnati: Registered three tackles and one QB pressure
11/27 at Kansas City: Recorded one tackle and one QB pressure
12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Posted a season-high five tackles
12/8 vs. Cleveland: Made his 20th career start at DE…was part of a defense that held the Browns to three points
12/19 at San Francisco: Tied season-high with five tackles
12/24 vs. St. Louis: Recorded four tackles and one QB pressure…had one sack for minus-six yards
1/1 at Cleveland: Made 14th consecutive start at DE and 12th for the injured Smith…had one tackle
AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 at Denver: Started at DE…had two tackles and one QB pressure
Played in all 16 regular-season games, starting nine of them in place of injured DE Aaron Smith
Had 20 tackles, three sacks, 18 QB pressures and two pass breakups
Was part of a defense that held opponents to an NFL-best and Steelers’ team-record 62.8 rushing yards per game
Started all three postseason contests in place of the injured Smith
Finished with 10 tackles and two sacks in the postseason
9/12 vs.Atlanta: Had one tackle, one QB hurry and one QB pressure
9/19 at Tennessee: Had one QB pressure…was part of a defense that forced six Titans’ turnovers
10/17vs. Cleveland: Had one quarterback pressure
10/31 at New Orleans: Made his first career start at DE and the first of nine consecutive in place of injured Aaron Smith…had two tackles…was part of a defense that held the Saints to 30 yards rushing
11/8 at Cincinnati: Recorded two tackles, including one for a loss…had one QB pressure
11/14 vs. New England: Recorded one tackle and three QB pressures
11/21 vs. Oakland: Finished with three tackles and four QB pressures…was part of a defense that had six sacks and forced three Oakland turnovers
11/28 at Buffalo: Registered three QB pressures
12/5 at Baltimore:Posted a six-yard sack on the Ravens’ first drive of the game, his first of the season and second of his career
12/12vs. Cincinnati: Part of a defense that held Cincinnati to 34 yards rushing
12/23 vs. Carolina: Recorded one tackle and two QB pressures…had a seven-yard sack in the fourth quarter, his second sack of the season…was part of a defense that held the Panthers to 119 total yards, had four sacks and forced two turnovers
1/2 at Cleveland: Started ninth consecutive game at DE for the injured Smith…had five tackles…posted an eight-yard sack in the first quarter, giving him three sacks on the season…had one QB pressure
AFCDivisional Game 1/15 vs. Baltimore:Played in his first postseason contest, starting at DE in place of the injured Smith…had five tackles and two QB pressures…had his first career postseason sack, an eight-yarder…was part of a defense that held the Ravens to 35 yards rushing, had five sacks and forced three turnovers
AFC Championship Game 1/23 vs. N.Y. Jets: Started at DE…had four tackles and one QB pressure…was part of a defense that held the Jets to 70 yards rushing and had two sacks
Super Bowl XLV 2/6 vs. Green Bay: Saw action on the defensive line…had one tackle, a four-yard sack and two QB pressures
Played in all 16 games as a reserve DE and on special teams
Had seven tackles and one sack
Also had one fumble recovery
9/10 vs. Tennessee: Made his NFL debut as a reserve DE and special teams contributor
10/25 vs. Minnesota: Recorded one pressure
11/15 vs.Cincinnati: Recorded his first career tackle
11/22 at Kansas City: Finished with one pressure and one pass breakup
11/29 at Baltimore: Recorded one QB hit
12/6 vs. Oakland: Recorded a season-high three tackles (two solo)
12/20 vs. Green Bay: Finished with one solo tackle and one pressure
12/27 vs. Baltimore: Recorded two tackles (one solo) and posted his first sack and fumble recovery of his career
1/3 at Miami: Played in his 16th consecutive game as a reserve DE and special teams contributor…recorded two pressures and one QB hit
Ziggy Hood started the last 31 (35 total) of the 50 games he played in at Missouri
Finished his career with 170 tackles (98 solos), 15.5 sacks for minus-76 yards, 22.5 stops for losses totaling 111 yards and 22 quarterback pressures
Forced five fumbles and had three fumble recoveries