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Ryan Shazier's Dad Says His Son Has Regained Feeling In His Legs

Ryan Shazier wearing a yellow Steelers hat.

The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker has regained feeling in his legs.

Roughly a month after injuring his spine in a Monday Night Football game against the Bengals, Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has regained feeling in his legs.

WPXI traveled down to Florida to meet with Shazier's parents and learned that the young linebacker is making progress.

From their report:

Ryan Shazier can now feel his legs. He's been watching the games from a suite at Heinz Field, cheering his teammates on.

“He's making progress daily,” Vernon Shazier said. “He's a long ways from the night when he was laying on the field.”

Channel 11 asked, “Is he walking? Have you seen your son walking?”

“We agreed to keep his progress private until he's ready to share where he is at,” Vernon Shazier said.

Shazier's father added that he "shalieves" that his son will play football again.

You can read WPXI's full report here.