[Watch] Stedman Bailey Making Miraculous Comeback

[Watch] Stedman Bailey Making Miraculous Comeback

Rams wide receiver already training hard after being shot in the head.

Published March 9, 2016

In late-November, Stedman Bailey was in critical but stable condition after being shot in the head twice.

Weeks later, by mid-December, reports surfaced about the Los Angeles Rams third-year wide receiver walking, talking and getting back to himself.

Now, we're seeing proof of his miraculous comeback, as TMZ Sports posted footage of Bailey training hard in attempt to be ready for the 2016 NFL season this fall.

The 25-year-old former third-round pick has been actively working out at the Xtreme Fitness gym in Miami, where owner Gary Sanchez has been awed by his progress.

"He's been training with me for two and a half months," Sanchez told TMZ about Bailey, specifically citing explosion drills, hand-eye coordination and balancing and weight training as targeted areas of his regimen. "My biggest fear was, 'Is he mentally going to be ready and has he lost any type of functions?' But he didn’t. He was ready to go the minute he walked in the gym."

Sanchez added: "He is physically and mentally ready, definitely ready to go right now."

Let's see if the Rams agree in the coming months, either making Bailey part of the team's future plans or not.

Bailey was sitting in a car, which reportedly included children, when a gunman opened fire, striking the NFL player twice in the head.

Unbelievable comeback.

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Written by Mark Lelinwalla

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