Ryan Shazier injury update: Steelers LB ‘showing improvement that’s encouraging’

bengals_039Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier, who continues to recover from a serious spinal injury suffered Dec. 4, and his father told ESPN on Thursday that he is showing “some improvement that is encouraging” and the family continues to rely on its deep faith.

“We’re taking it one day at a time,” Vernon Shazier said in an interview with the network. “We do not know what tomorrow holds. It’s a [daily] journey we don’t know. But I know God is getting the message.”

Shazier underwent “spinal stabilization surgery” Dec. 6 in Pittsburgh, after being transferred by medivac helicopter from Cincinnati, where he was injured in the Steelers’ game against the Bengals.

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“I don’t know. I’m going to take some time, figure it out. I’ll let you know, though,” Fitzgerald said (via the team’s website).

It’s not the first time there’s been speculation about Fitzgerald’s possible retirement. Early in the 2016 season, he dismissed a report that claimed he had told those close to him that he would retire after that season.

There’s no question Fitzgerald is still producing at a high level, in his 14th season. He has 92 catches for 982 yards and five TDs, despite an unsettled situation at quarterback following the season-ending injury to Carson Palmer in Week 8.

The 11-time Pro Bowl receiver hinted after the 2015 season his future might be linked to quarterback Carson Palmer’s status. The veteran QB’s future in Arizona is uncertain.