Former NFL defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth took to Instagram on Wednesday and shared some disturbing news that his kidney has failed and he is in desperate need of a kidney transplant.
Haynesworth shared a photo of himself in a hospital bed at Williamson Medical Center and he did not look good.
“It’s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season in retirement that my body has taken another major blow.”
He also shared that he almost lost his life to a brain anuerism three years after retiring from the NFL. He talked about in 2016 to a Nashville radio station:
“Nobody really knows: I almost died,” he said. “I had two brain aneurysms that were nearly rupturing. I went and talked to my doctor in Florida, and he was like, ‘Man, your blood pressure is through the roof. I’m going to admit you.’ They did a lot of tests and found the aneurysm that was rupturing at that point.”
In 90 games (74 starts), Haynesworth totaled 274 combined tackles, 24 sacks, 60 tackles for loss and 42 QB Hits as a member of the Tennessee Titans. He would go on to sign a huge seven-year, $100 million deal with the Washington Redskins in 2009.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.