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Ryan Shazier is moved back to Pittsburgh for further evaluation at UPMC

The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker is back in the Steel City to undergo more tests on his injured back.

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The Pittsburgh Steelers, and their fans, continue to wait on more news surrounding linebacker Ryan Shazier. While news, and updates, have been few and far between since Shazier was injured in the first quarter of the Week 13 game vs. the Bengals, the team released the following news on Shazier’s current status:

Shazier is back in Pittsburgh at UPMC for further tests and evaluation, but the team is going to wait on news from the medical team before releasing any news on his condition.

Many will speculate what this means for Shazier, and his future, but we here at BTSC are determined to stay away from speculation, rather, just focus on the facts which are given to the fan base to help others stay informed.

Stay tuned to BTSC for the latest on this situation, and other black-and-gold news, as the team continues to press on through the regular season.