Kirby Wilson has started physical rehabilitation

Steelers running backs coach Kirby Wilson has a long period of rehabilitation ahead of him after suffering serious injuries in a house fire, but he is beginning the road to recovery.

The Steelers released a statement today updating his condition.

Mr. Wilson remains in serious condition in the Trauma Burn Center at UPMC Mercy in Pittsburgh,” the statement said. “His status is stable, and he has started his physical rehabilitation. The Wilson family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support.”

Wilson suffered burns on 45 percent of his body and also suffered from smoke inhalation after his house caught fire while he was sleeping on January 6.