Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/7/11
New York Giants offensive tackle Stacy Andrews attended a team meeting last Saturday night fully intending to play the following day against the Green Bay Packers. While at Giants headquarters, Andrews knew there was something seriously wrong with him. During our Tuesday night show on Sirius XM NFL Radio, left tackle David Diehl said Andrews began feeling ill and coughing up blood. Andrews was taken to a local hospital and diagnosed with blood clots in his lungs. Diehl said that Andrews had experienced discomfort during the week but thought the pain in his rib area stemmed from a football hit he had taken. Doctors believe that blood clots in Andrews' calves moved into his lungs, causing pulmonary embolisms. Andrews, 30, was released from the hospital Monday but isn't expected to play again this season. Andrews was projected to serve as a blocking tight end against the Packers, a role instead filled by reserve lineman Jim Cordle. The Giants were hit with another surprise pregame...
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