Report: Neurologist Believes Steelers’ Ryan Shazier May Never Play Football Again After Spinal Surgery

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Three days ago Steelers’ linebacker Ryan Shazier was forced to leave this week’s Monday Night Football game on a stretcher after suffering a scary back injury.

Today, in a brief statement the Steelers announced that Shazier had undergone spinal surgery last night.

“[University of Pittsburgh Medical Center] neurosurgeons and Pittsburgh Steelers team physicians Drs. David Okonkwo and Joseph Maroon performed spinal stabilization surgery on Ryan Shazier to address his spinal injury,”

ESPN’s Michele Steele spoke with a neurologist who works with the NFLPA and he believes that Shazier may never be able to play football again.


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