Details on Ryan Shazier Having Spiral Surgery; Neurologist Speaks on What That Means in The Long and Short Term

It has been three days since Ryan Shazier was carted off after suffering a scary spinal injury. After being transported to a Pittsburgh area hospital, Thursday, Shazier had spinal stabilizing surgery and will miss the rest of the season.

The months ahead present a great sense of uncertainty surrounding Shazier.  He will be facing a lengthy process to regain full strength before considering a return to football related activities.

ESPN’s Michele Steele spoke with a neurologist who did not project an optimistic reality for Shazier.

Our prayers are with Ryan Shazier during this uncertain time.