“I am in dire want of a kidney,” the previous NFL All-Professional stated Wednesday in an Instagram put up that reveals him in a hospital mattress.
Haynesworth, 38, stated he has been battling kidney illness for a number of years. His kidneys failed him on Sunday, Haynesworth stated within the social media put up.
“It is laborious to consider from being knowledgeable athlete to solely eight season(s) in retirement that my physique has taken one other main blow. First with the mind aneurism three seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me,” he wrote.
Haynesworth performed 10 seasons within the NFL, with Tennessee, Washington, New England and Tampa Bay, retiring after the 2011 season. He made it to the Professional Bowl when he was with the Titans, in 2007 and 2008. He additionally was named a first-team All-Professional in 2007 and 2008. He performed in school on the College of Tennessee and was a first-round decide (15th general) by the Titans within the 2002 NFL draft.
“If you’re thinking about giving this treasured present please name Vanderbilt at 615-936-0695 and hit choice 2,” Haynesworth wrote. “GOD BLESS thanks to your prayers and thanks for sharing this message.”