Selmon remains critical, showing signs of improvement

Lee Roy Selmon has made progress in a Tampa hospital as he fights for his life following a stroke on Friday.

Joey Johnston of the Tampa Tribune reports that Dewey Selmon says his brother is making progress and showing signs of improvement and responsiveness.

He's stable and we all have great hope,'' Dewey Selmon told Johnston. "He's a fighter. Keep the prayers going.''

Selmon, the former defensive end for the Buccaneers, remains in critical condition. The hope is a more clear outlook will be known by the end of the weekend.

"Lee Roy knows that a lot of people care about him and are praying for him,'' Dewey Selmon said. "He knows that.''

Former Bucs linebacker David Lewis visited Selmon in the hospital Friday night and said he was able to recognize family members and squeeze hands. According to Lewis, Selmon is breathing on his own.

Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs

Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune

Upcoming Games

Oct 26th, 8:15 PM

Chicago +6 -110

LA Rams -6 -110

@

Oct 29th, 8:20 PM

Atlanta +3 +100

Carolina -3 +100

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

Pittsburgh +4.5 -110

Baltimore -4.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

Minnesota +6.5 -110

Green Bay -6.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

NY Jets +19.5 -110

Kansas City -19.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

Indianapolis -2.5 +100

Detroit +2.5 +100

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

Tennessee -5.5 -110

Cincinnati +5.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

Las Vegas +3 -110

Cleveland -3 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

New England +3.5 -110

Buffalo -3.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 1:00 PM

LA Rams -3.5 -110

Miami +3.5 -110

@

Nov 1st, 4:05 PM

LA Chargers -2.5 +100

Denver +2.5 +100

@

Nov 1st, 4:25 PM

San Francisco +3 -110

Seattle -3 -110

@

Nov 1st, 4:25 PM

New Orleans -2.5 +110

Chicago +2.5 +110

@

Nov 1st, 8:20 PM

Dallas +7.5 +100

Philadelphia -7.5 +100

@

Nov 2nd, 8:15 PM

Tampa Bay -10.5 -110

NY Giants +10.5 -110

@