You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Ryan Shazier posts video of himself lifting weights a year after horrific spine injury

Yahoo! Sports logo Yahoo! Sports 12/6/2018 Chris Cwik
Ryan Shazier wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Ryan Shazier is still making progress after a devastating spine injury. (AP Photo) © Provided by Oath Inc. Ryan Shazier is still making progress after a devastating spine injury. (AP Photo)

Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is still on the road to recovery. It’s been barely over a year since Shazier suffered a horrific spine injury on “Monday Night Football,” but the 26-year-old is making progress.

On Thursday, Shazier posted an encouraging video on Instagram that showed him lifting weights.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Ryan Shazier (@shazier) on Dec 6, 2018 at 12:34pm PST

That video comes almost exactly a year after Shazier was injured during “Monday Night Football.” On Tuesday, Shazier posted a picture noting it had been one year since his injury. In the post, he thanked everyone who has helped and supported him.

View this post on Instagram

A post shared by Ryan Shazier (@shazier) on Dec 4, 2018 at 6:51pm PST

Throughout the rehab process, Shazier has expressed a desire to continue playing football. He started jogging for the first time since the injury Wednesday.

Shazier remains on the team’s PUP list. He’s watched tape and has been present at Steelers facilities the past few months.

– – – – – – –

Chris Cwik is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at christophercwik@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!

More from Yahoo Sports:

Subscribe to The Yahoo Sports NFL Podcast

Apple PodcastsStitcherGoogle Podcasts

NFL scolded by Cowboys’ Elliott for Salvation Army fine

Cleveland police add new wrinkle to Kareem Hunt case

Chiefs love how QB addressed Hunt scandal

Bus carrying HS hoops team in fatal wrong-way collision

AdChoices
AdChoices

More From Yahoo! Sports

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon