Sport Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert releases statement on Ryan Shazier injury

10:22  05 december  2017
10:22  05 december  2017 Source:   SB Nation

Steelers LB Ryan Shazier hurts back, taken off on cart

  Steelers LB Ryan Shazier hurts back, taken off on cart Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has been hospitalized after hurting his back and being carted off the field early in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night. Shazier tackled receiver Josh Malone in the legs, fell to the ground and grabbed the middle of his back. The 25-year-old was strapped to a backboard and taken off. He was moving his arms on the field.The Steelers said Shazier was going to a hospital for evaluation and wouldn't return to the game.It's a significant setback for one of the NFL's top defenses. The Pro Bowler from Ohio State leads the team in tackles and has three interceptions.

Sender Email *. Statement from Colbert on Bryant. Posted Aug 9, 2017. a. a. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert releases a statement regarding WR Martavis Bryant on Wednesday evening.

Sender Email *. Steelers ' statement on Joey Porter. Posted Jan 9, 2017. Week 11 Injury Report (Titans). NFLN: Shazier crashes Manganiello's appearance.

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Despite this being his second suspension, the team’s general manager , Kevin Colbert , says that the team still supports Bell in his official statement from the team. Steelers Injury Report: Ryan Shazier ’s ankle injury will be the focus before Week 13.

The Pittsburgh Steelers release a statement on Ryan Shazier’s injury status.

One of the worst aspects of Ryan Shazier’s injury in the Week 13 game vs. the Bengals is Steelers fans didn’t know anything. The team ruled Shazier out as he was taken to a local hospital, but there were no updates given at that time, and after the game.

Kevin Colbert, Steelers General Manager, released the following statements in the early morning hours on Tuesday regarding Shazier’s status:

Although the details of the injury are not clear, or specific, the fact the organization acknowledges his condition is improving is a sign of hope when there was once nothing but speculation of the worst.

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Shazier will stay in Cincinnati overnight, and possibly longer, for further evaluation. Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on this injury news as it develops.

Report: Ryan Shazier slowly improving after spinal surgery .
Reports state the talented young linebacker is gradually improving after spinal surgery earlier this week. At this point, any good news is something to cling to when you are talking about Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier. After suffering a back injury in the Week 13 game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, Shazier spent two days in a Cincinnati hospital before being flown back to Pittsburgh to be treated at UPMC. It was there the team reported Shazier underwent spinal stabilization surgery to help repair his injured back.

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