Former DT Haynesworth needs kidney transplant

Former Tennessee Titans star defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth announced Wednesday on Instagram he is “in dire need” of a kidney transplant and is looking for a donor.Haynesworth, 38, posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed with a long message reading, “Well, this is hard for me to say, but my doctors said I should reach out to my family, friends and fans.”Some of you may know I’ve been battling kidney disease for a few years… now the time has come family, friends and fans, I’m in dire need of a kidney… mine have finally failed me on July 7 2019. It’s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season(s) in retirement that my body has taken another major blow.”First with the brain aneurysm 3 seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me. But the bright side of this latest ordeal I can ask for help by asking for someone to generously donate a kidney. If you are interested in giving this precious gift please call Vanderbilt at 615-936-0695 and hit option 2. GOD BLESS thank you for your prayers and thanks for sharing this message.”Haynesworth revealed in a 2016 Nashville radio appearance that he’d had a brain aneurysm two years earlier.

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