Ryan Shazier clarifies his status in recovery from spinal injury

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ABC News—PITTSBURGH -- Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier has clarified his status as he progresses in his rehab from spinal stabilization surgery. Shazier used Twitter to call a report from NBC Sports' Michele Tafoya "100 percent correct" that his lower-body movement is a work in process. "Although he does have movement in his legs, he is not walking on his own," said Tafoya, citing a source close to Shazier who said the linebacker wanted to clarify his status. "Shazier...

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