Rams’ Stedman Bailey: ‘Miracle’ recovery from gunshot wounds

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Rams’ Stedman Bailey: ‘miracle’ recovery from gunshot wounds
Friday December 4th, 2015

Rams receiver Stedman Bailey sent a thank you on Twitter Friday evening, with an update on his recovery from being shot in the head last week.

Bailey has reportedly been recovering, and his tweet affirmed that stance, calling the events "a miracle."

“To my entire Rams family, especially my teammates, fans & peers I thank you so much for your continued prayers & support,” Bailey wrote. “My recovery has been nothing short of a miracle (a work of GOD) and I can only give GOD the praise, glory and honor for which he is doing in my life at this time.”

Bailey, who was shot in the head  last week in South Florida, had “extensive surgery on [the] two bullets,” and “was in a medical-induced coma to have [the] swelling in [his] brain go down.”

At the time of the shooting, Bailey was in a car with Antwan Reeves and three other passengers, two of which were young relatives. Reeves has life-threatening injuries after shielding the children from bullets. He was taken into surgery upon arriving at the hospital.

Bailey was a third-round selection of the Rams in 2013, and has caught 59 passes for 843 yards and two touchdowns in three years with the team. He is currently serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL substance abuse policy.

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