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Shazier update

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by Watt Wack, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. dobbler-33

    dobbler-33 Well-Known Member

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    He'll be okay eventually, football okay don't know... Even if he was, he might decide better for himself.
     
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  2. Watt Wack

    Watt Wack Well-Known Member

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    IDK, TTF, the nature of this one seems to really wait and see, which is what they are doing; unless he is up and running 4.3 forties (which I am sure he is not) they just don't know - for sure - if he will come back 100%. That's the way it seems to me. With a broken bone, etc. it is much easier to predict the outcome. Spines and nerves can be unpredictable; look how long it took Peyton Manning to recover from the neck and nerves, etc.
     
  3. Watt Wack

    Watt Wack Well-Known Member

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    Improved enough to travel is one thing, running 4.3 forties is another.
     
  4. TheSteelHurtin2188

    TheSteelHurtin2188 Well-Known Member

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    Well I know he couldn’t fly until the swelling was gone.
     
  5. thorn058

    thorn058 Well-Known Member

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    There are several board members with s more solid medical background than I do but I have to think that with two different medical staffs in two locations that they are proceeding with caution due to HIPAA regulations. Could be some fallout from when Schefter violated them during his reporting of the Jason Pierre Paul injury.
     
  6. CanadianSteel

    CanadianSteel Well-Known Member

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    You think that is what’s important right now?
     
  7. SteelinOhio

    SteelinOhio Well-Known Member

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    After what happened, that is literally the least of my concerns. I just want Shazier to be OK to the point that he can lead a normal life. If he plays again, that's just icing on the cake.
     
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  8. mac daddyo

    mac daddyo Well-Known Member

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    i just hope the young man recovers fully and can continue with life normally. i'm sure he is giving thought to play or not play this game after this. i sure would. if he does, will he be the same player as before? that would be in the back of my mind every time i'd step on the field after this. lots of time to think about it for him right now. it's had to scare the heck out of him. we'll keep praying for him no matter what he decides. i just want him to have a normal life after this. thats the biggest concern right now. :cool:
     
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  9. Jim90

    Jim90 Well-Known Member

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    If the Steelers end up with home field vs the cheats, they should have Ryan walk out for the coin toss, that would turn the place upside down and give the steelers the extra boost to crush the cheats.
     
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  10. Clive From PIT

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    I follow MotoGP (basically, the Formula One of motorcycle racing, except not as sleep-inducing or political). This post reminds me of top guys incurring crash-related injuries. Sometimes, they're forced out of the sport (Wayne Rainey), sometimes they just don't want to continue (Kevin Schwantz) and sometimes they come back to be arguably the greatest ever (Mick Doohan).

    I hope Shazier gets the opportunity to make the decision, rather than having it made for him.
     
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  11. niterider

    niterider Well-Known Member

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    What an odd post to plagiarize. :lolol:
     
  12. SteelinOhio

    SteelinOhio Well-Known Member

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    Ha, didn't see that. Guess I just channeled it through the message board somehow :lolol:
     
  13. Jammasterc

    Jammasterc Well-Known Member

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    Cherries, icing...that’s just cupcake talk!
     
  14. quark12000

    quark12000 Well-Known Member

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    Every single member of the New England Patriots?
     
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  15. CanadianSteel

    CanadianSteel Well-Known Member

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  16. TerribleTowelFlying

    TerribleTowelFlying Staff Member Site Admin

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    Sounded like the Steelers delayed the statement for some reason, or perhaps there was a miscommunication to the press.

    I hope it's not: "Ryan is continuing to get care from the staff at UPMC. He will continue to get the best care he needs. We'll give another update when the time is appropriate."
     
  17. CanadianSteel

    CanadianSteel Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I hope it's something definitive. And obviously, something very positive/encouraging.
     
  18. thorn058

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    Stay calm Chief we have access to the best diagnostic medicine department on the east coast and a team member ftom Dr Greg House's staff available. They will solve the case
     
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  19. CanadianSteel

    CanadianSteel Well-Known Member

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  20. CanadianSteel

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    I'm not sure what to make of this news. Anyone have some insight on this spinal stabilization surgery?
     
  21. strummerfan

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    I'm not a doctor and didn't stay in a holiday inn express last night, but it doesn't sound good.
     
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  22. SteelTruck

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    That doesn't sound good at all.
     
  23. uncblue012

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    Damn. Hope he is OK long term
     
  24. uncblue012

    uncblue012 Well-Known Member

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    I say that in hopes that he can get better for himself and his family. We need him, but his family needs him more. All prayers.
     
  25. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

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