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Mike Tomlin Gives Another Update On Ryan Shazier

Mike Tomlin wearing a Steelers hat in Pittsburgh.

PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 31: Head coach Mike Tomlin of the Pittsburgh Steelers looks on from the sidelines in the second quarter during the game against the Cleveland Browns at Heinz Field on December 31, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)

Here's the latest on the Pittsburgh Steelers star linebacker.

Mike Tomlin has provided the latest update on the status of Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, who suffered a scary injury in last night's win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Pittsburgh's head coach says Shazier, who spent the night in a Cincinnati hospital, is in "really good spirits."

From CBS Pittsburgh:

“I really have no update in terms of his medical status, other than what was released earlier. I would imagine at the appropriate time those that are responsible for his care will give you a reasonable assessment of where he is,” Tomlin said. “It was a tough evening. Ryan’s a trooper. I had an opportunity to spend some time with him, and he’s in really good spirits. Tough guy. He’s got great support from family and loved ones there. It was painful to get on that plane last night.”

The Steelers announced late Monday night that Shazier had a back injury that did not require surgery at the time.

The Steelers had sent a plane to Florida to pick up Shazier's parents so they could be with him.

Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family at this time.