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Today, before the first NFL game of the day on CBS, the network aired a special on former Cleveland Browns running back Jerome Harrison during its pre-game show.
Harrison, who was Cleveland’s fifth round pick in 2005 and famously rushed for 286 and three touchdowns yards in a game back in 2009, later ended up as a member of the Detroit Lions. He was set to be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in October 2011, but during the ensuing physical examination, it was shockingly discovered that he had a brain tumor.
The trade was called off and, ever since, the now-29-year-old Harrison has been on Detroit’s reserve non-football illness list. The Washington State product and his wife Michelle sat down with the CBS crew for the tale of this horrifying news, the scary surgery and his recovery over the past 13 months.
We’ll post the video here once we see a link online. We all have much to be thankful for on Thanksgiving, and this was a very emotional story to start off the day.
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(Courtesy of SB Nation)
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Don’t be late (even though they should have handed these things out two months ago).
This message, as always, has been brought...
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