Sport Report: Steelers LB Shazier walking, 'making progress'

18:41  04 february  2018
18:41  04 february  2018 Source:   sportsxchange.com

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Adam Schefter of ESPN provided the update Sunday on the Steelers star's recovery from a spine injury. A source said Shazier is " making incredible progress ." Shazier later offered a clarification on the report of him regaining his "regular walking routine," per Michelle Tafoya of NBC

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Ryan Shazier after the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Detroit Lions on October 29, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Shazier has been out since early December due to injury. © Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Ryan Shazier after the game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Detroit Lions on October 29, 2017 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. Shazier has been out since early December due to injury.

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has movement in his legs and is walking, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday, citing a source.

"He's making incredible progress," a source told Schefter of Shazier, who is two months removed from sustaining a serious spinal injury in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Shazier was discharged from the Rehabilitation Center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center on Thursday.

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Ryan Shazier is making progress from his spinal cord injury, but exactly how much progress is open for debate. "He's making incredible progress ," a source familiar with Shazier 's recovery told Schefter. Steelers ' LB Ryan Shazier has regained movement in legs, is walking and making

ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Sunday that Shazier had begun a " walking routine" and was making "incredible progress ." Steelers teammates and coaches have been moved by Shazier 's vigorous rehab.

The 25-year-old Shazier posted a picture of himself standing next to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on that day. Shazier was wearing a leg brace in the picture, and it appeared that Roethlisberger was providing an assist to help him stand.

Shazier hit Bengals wide receiver Josh Malone low with his shoulder pads, then immediately reached for his back while his legs remained motionless during a game on Dec. 4. Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery two days later.

Shazier finished with 89 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and 11 passes defensed in 12 games this past season. In four NFL seasons, Shazier has 299 tackles, seven sacks, seven forced fumbles and seven interceptions.

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