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DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Lions kept teammate Jerome Harrison in their thoughts Sunday after the running back left the team because of a brain tumor.Cornerback Chris Houston confirmed after Detroit's 23-16 loss to the Atlanta Falcons that Harrison has had surgery for a brain tumor.Houston says he hopes to ...
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Before he was sent to the Eagles as part of the voided trade that might have saved his life, Lions running back Jerome Harrison experienced headaches bad enough that he wore sunglasses to practice, several teammates said Friday.
Doctors who performed brain surgery on Detroit Lions running back Jerome Harrison last Friday reportedly believe they were able to remove the entire tumor.The growth was discovered during a physical after Harrison had been
traded from Detroit to Philadelphia earlier this week for Ronnie Brown.
The trade was rescinded.
The Detroit Free Press reported that Harrison had been experiencing...
Everyone in the league is still talking about how Lions RB Jerome Harrisons life was saved when the team traded him to Philadelphia for Ronnie Brown. Harrison had complained of headaches, and Philadelphias medical checkup revealed a brain tumor. Complete physicals always are conducted before any trade can be finalized. Source: FOX Sports Attached Thumbnails
DETROIT - Doctors poke and prod almost every inch of a player's body during preseason and postseason physical exams,...
Harrison complained of headaches to the Eagles doctor during Wednesday's physical after Philadelphia agreed to trade Ronnie Brown to Detroit for Harrison and a draft pick. The doctor ordered an MRI that revealed the tumor.
An NFL player may owe his life to a trade that never went through.
The Detroit Lions tried to trade running back Jerome Harrison to the Philadelphia Eagles, but the trade was scuttled when a physical exam - necessary for any trade - revealed Harrison had a brain tumor. The journeyman running back, who has also played for the Cleveland Browns, had surgery to remove it Friday.
Jerome Harrison's surgery Friday to remove a brain tumor went well and doctors believe they removed all of the tumor, a source told ESPN senior NFL analyst Chris Mortensen. A condition known as arteriovenous malformation, which is an abnormal connection between veins and arteries that often goes undetected, may have been a contributing factor to the tumor. Harrison was placed...
He was traded to Detroit from Philadelphia last week, but the deal was nixed when it was discovered Lions RB Jerome Harrison had a brain tumor. "I'm just glad that he found out his situation," Brown said.