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Packers TE Jermichael Finley out of ICU, thanks fans

Published On: Dec 24 2013 11:24:45 AM CST   Updated On: Oct 22 2013 04:18:31 PM CDT
Jermichael Finley Injury


Jermichael Finley left the game on a stretcher after absorbing a helmet-to-helmet hit.


Packers tight end Jermichael Finley has tweeted that he left the intensive care unit and had full feeling in his arms and legs after injuring his neck in a game.

Finley posted Monday night on Twitter that he was able to walk to and from the shower. He thanked family, friends, teammates and fans for an outpouring of support.

Coach Mike McCarthy has said Finley's injury is significant, and that more tests are needed to determine the severity. Finley was hurt in the fourth quarter of a 31-13 win over the Browns on Sunday after getting hit by Cleveland safety Tashaun Gipson.

Finley wrote on Twitter Monday night: "Thank u again 4 the support, and Go Packers!"

On Tuesday afternoon, @JermichaelF88 tweeted: "The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. - Vince Lombardi" With the quote, Finley posted a 15-second video of him walking down the hallway at the hospital.