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PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier will remain in a Cincinnati hospital until at least Wednesday to undergo further testing on a spinal injury suffered in the first quarter of Monday night's win over the Bengals.
Shazier left Paul Brown Stadium on a stretcher less than four minutes into his team's 23-20 victory over Cincinnati following a tackle that left the 25-year-old writhing on the turf, with the team saying Shazier's injury did not require surgery "at this time.", his legs motionless. He underwent extensive testing overnight
The Steelers had hoped Shazier would be able to return to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. The timetable has been pushed back at least 24 to 48 hours. He will remain at University of Cincinnati Medical Center under the care of neurosurgeons David Okonwko and Joseph Cheng. Shazier is expected to be transferred to a Pittsburgh hospital later in the week.
the relentlessly upbeat Shazier offered a bit of hope Tuesday evening.,Womens Cam Newton Jersey,While the severity of the injury will remain unknown until the swelling subsides
" Shazier tweeted . "Your support is uplifting to me and my family. (hash)SHALIEVE" (see full story).,Womens Luke Kuechly Jersey,"Thank you for the prayers
Bengals: Fallout from Steelers-Bengals clash
CINCINNATI -- Two players carted off,Authentic Walter Payton Jersey, two others suspended,Authentic Jordan Howard Jersey, many fines to follow. One of the NFL's nastiest rivalries set new lows in prime time, forcing fans to avert their eyes.
What's to be done about this long-running animosity between the Steelers (10-2) and Bengals (5-7)? Do the teams encourage the mayhem by downplaying it? Do the NFL and the networks promote it by showing it in prime time every season?
its sixth straight win over the Bengals.,Those questions were raised in the aftermath of a game so brutal that it made viewers cringe. Pittsburgh rallied for a 23-20 victory at Paul Brown Stadium on Monday night
What it'll be remembered for, though, is how it felt more like a street brawl at times. The NFL responded by suspending Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and Bengals safety George Iloka for one game each on Tuesday, and fines for other players are expected later in the week.
" Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday.,"I'll acknowledge there were some unfortunate things in that game that we don't need in our game -- by both sides
Patriots: Gronkowski's 1-game suspension upheld
gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre'Davious White.,BOSTON -- The NFL has denied Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's appeal of a one-game suspension for a late
The league announced the decision of appeals officer Derrick Brooks on Tuesday.
White was face down on the sideline after intercepting a pass in Buffalo on Sunday when Gronkowski body-slammed him, but not kicked out of the game. White went into the concussion protocol., driving his forearm into White's back and head. Gronkowski was called for unnecessary roughness
Gronkowski, will serve his suspension against Miami next Monday night., who apologized for the hit
Giants: Reese thanks team for 23 years
N.J. -- Former New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese says his 23 years with the NFL team were filled with great memories and he will always treasure his time with the organization.,Authentic Cam Newton Jersey,EAST RUTHERFORD
Reese released a short statement in which he thanked the Mara and Tisch families for putting their confidence in him. He also thanked McAdoo and predecessor Tom Coughlin for their time and commitment to the Giants.,Authentic Mitchell Trubiskyn Jersey,A day after being fired along with coach Ben McAdoo with the team reeling with a 2-10 record
He also expressed his thanks to the late George Young,Womens Mitchell Trubiskyn Jersey, the general manager who hired him,Womens Walter Payton Jersey, and to Ernie Accorsi,Womens Jordan Howard Jersey, who replaced Young and groomed Reese in preparation for taking over the general manager's job before the 2007 season.
"Many thanks to the front office, personnel staff,Authentic Luke Kuechly Jersey, support staff, and current and former players for your dedication to a first-class organization, coaches, scouts," Reese wrote in wrapping up his statement.
"My family, and I sincerely appreciate all of you. I am truly grateful and blessed for my time with the NYG. All the best to you. Go Giants.", friends and many fans that have supported me
During Reese's 11-year tenure as general manager, they have missed the playoffs in five of the past six seasons., the Giants won Super Bowls after the 2007 and '11 seasons. Including this season