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