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Ryan Shazier Injury Latest: Pittsburgh Steelers Star Vows to Return to Action after Suffering Severe Spinal Issue

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Ryan Shazier has vowed to return to football after his frightening spinal injury late last year. On December 4, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was rushed to hospital after an attempted tackle on the Cincinnati Bengals' Josh Malone left him clutching his back.

Ryan Shazier reveals he is desperate to return to football after suffering severe spinal injury

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Ryan Shazier has vowed to return to football after his frightening spinal injury late last year. On December 4, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was rushed to hospital after an attempted tackle on the Cincinnati Bengals' Josh Malone left him clutching his back. As reported by USA Today, the 25-year-old subsequently told his father he could not feel his legs and underwent spinal stabilization surgery three days later, remaining hospitalized for several days. However, speaking on teammate Roosevelt Nix's podcast in his first interview since the injury, Shazier said he had already set sights on a return to action. "I've gotta get back, bro," Shazier said, as reported by ESPN. "I’m still reaching

Ryan Shazier Injury Latest: Pittsburgh Steelers Star Vows to Return to Action after Suffering Severe Spinal Issue

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Ryan Shazier has vowed to return to football after his frightening spinal injury late last year. On December 4, the Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker was rushed to hospital after an attempted tackle on the Cincinnati Bengals' Josh Malone left him clutching his back.

Injured Steelers LB Ryan Shazier vows to play again

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Injured Pittsburgh Steelers Ryan Shazier doesn't just plan to play again following a spinal injury. Shazier opened up to teammate Roosevelt Nix on Nix's podcast, Shazier's first public comments since injuring his spine in a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Dec. 4.

McCarron a free agent after winning grievance against Bengals

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Quarterback AJ McCarron is now a free agent after winning his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals, who were trying to prevent him from entering the open market. "It's just a blessing," McCarron told the Cincinnati Enquirer. Cincinnati were trying to gain one more year of control of McCarron, who missed the 2014 season with a shoulder injury.

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. McCarron challenged the Bengals' decision to put him on a non-football injury list as a rookie in 2014, when the fifth-round pick had a sore passing shoulder. The move meant that the season wouldn't count toward free agency and McCarron would have to stick around as Andy Dalton's backup for one more year in 2018.

Bengals QB McCarron wins grievance, becomes free agent

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

AJ McCarron won his grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals and will become an unrestricted free agent next month, making him one of the more attractive quarterbacks on the market. McCarron challenged the Bengals' decision to put him on a non-football injury list as a rookie in 2014, when the fifth-round pick had a sore passing shoulder. The move meant that the season wouldn't count toward free agency and McCarron would have to stick around as Andy Dalton's backup for one more year in 2018.

AJ McCarron wins grievance, will be unrestricted free agent

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback AJ McCarron got his wish. He will be an unrestricted free agent on March 14 after an arbiter ruled Thursday in favor of the backup quarterback in his grievance against the Bengals. "It's just a blessing," he told the Cincinnati Enquirer. "I was going to be blessed either way because you're still in the league, you're still being able to play the game for a living, but it's just awesome just to be free now and to hopefully get that opportunity and be able to compete somewhere. That's all I've ever wanted. I'm just super excited. Just really excited that I get that opportunity now and I just can't wait to just showcase what I can do and show a team that I can lead

Successful grievance adds new name to free-agent QB crop this year: AJ McCarron

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

For teams who miss out on Kirk Cousins or Case Keenum, AJ McCarron could be an interesting fallback option. McCarron will be available in the unrestricted free agent market after winning a grievance against the Cincinnati Bengals. McCarron argued that the Bengals didn’t have the right to put him on the non-football injury list in 2014 with a shoulder injury.

Steelers owner wants “soft” run defense repaired

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Team president Art Rooney II said fixing a run defense that went south without linebacker Ryan Shazier must be an offseason priority for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rooney took part in a Q & A session at a Steelers Nation Unite event and didn't mince words regarding his take on the Pittsburgh defense. "We need to be more consistent on both sides of the ball," Rooney said.