Two big bits of news on the medical update front.
- Doctors are reporting no brain injury to Roethlisberger. Given what we know about concussions, this (if true) is huge for Ben's long-term progrnosis.
- One of the most common ways broken jaws are treated is by wiring the jaw shut. In a football player's case, such treatment can be devastating, as the player will lose a significant amount of weight. Ben's doctors said that Ben's jaw has not been wired shut.
This whole affair has been a huge bit of bad news, but with each day it looks more and more like we'll avoid the worst case scenarios.
Keep your fingers crossed.