Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has returned to Pittsburgh, the team announced Wednesday evening. He is receiving treatment at a UPMC hospital for a spine injury he sustained in the 1st quarter against the Bengals.
— Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) December 6, 2017
Shazier was at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center undergoing more tests Tuesday evening.
ICYMI: Here's the play where Ryan Shazier sustained his obvious back injury. Have to take the hand/arm movement as a positive sign and hope for the best. pic.twitter.com/CA74z6oTW1
— Dion Caputi (@nfldraftupdate) December 5, 2017
Shazier tweeted his thanks for all the prayers received Tuesday evening.
Thank you for the prayers. Your support is uplifting to me and my family. #SHALIEVE
— Ryan Shazier (@RyanShazier) December 5, 2017