The Pittsburgh Steelers star is engaging in a regular walking routine.
ESPN's Adam Schefter has provided a major update on the health of Ryan Shazier. It's a good update.
The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker has reportedly regained movement in his legs. He's engaging in a regular walking routine, too.
Shazier, 25, underwent spinal stabilization surgery on Dec. 6. He suffered a scary injury during a Monday Night Football game against Cincinnati.
"He's making incredible progress," a source told Schefter.
Shazier announced some major news himself earlier this week. He was discharged from the hospital.
"I’ve had a lot of 1st downs at UPMC, but you know being the defensive guy I am, my mind is on 3 and out. With that being said, I want everyone to know that I’m moving on to the next step of the process. Today’s a big day for me as I’m officially being released from the hospital," Shazier wrote.
The next "three to six months" are "critical" for Shazier and will give us a better idea of how much more function he can regain. But what we've seen already is extremely promising.
Our thoughts remain with Ryan and his family as he continues to recover. Hopefully he can get back to 110 percent.