Ryan Shazier posts video of completing box jump following 2017 spinal injury

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Former Ohio State and current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier reached a big milestone since his spinal cord injury in December of 2017.

In a post on his Instagram account Sunday, Shazier can be seen completing a box jump with the caption “DEDICATION = HARDWORK + PATIENCE.”

DEDICATION = HARDWORK + PATIENCE

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In January 2018, Shazier’s father said the player had been making significant progress since his injury during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He underwent spinal stabilization surgery several days after the injury.