New York Giants Daniel Fells has eighth surgery

Tight end Daniel Fells of the New York Giants has been battling an MRSA staph infection in his right foot and had yet another surgery on Wednesday, his eighth of the year.  Fells is due to have another surgery and then likely will have plastic surgery after that to repair some of the damage that has been done as a result of all of the surgeries that he has had to endure. At one...
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Fells’ kids warm hearts, Giants’ fans care

Daniel Fells, the New York Giants’ tight end, received the warmest welcome from his children when he returned from his three-week hospital stay. As reported on, this video from Fells’ Instagram warms Giants’ fans hearts. Daniel Fells was released from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon after battling an aggressive MRSA infection that feared to require a foot amputation...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Fells comes home to joyous greeting from children

Giants tight end Daniel Fells won’t be playing this season, but he got to experience the feeling of playing in front of an enthusiastic home crowd. Fells’ children were thrilled to see their dad coming home from the hospital. They screamed in delight as he came up the stairs on crutches, and Fells posted the video on Instagram. Fells was placed on injured reserve after the...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

MRSA and the NFL: Time to start preventative measures

MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus): caused by a particular type of staph bacteria that becomes resistant to many of the antibacterial medications used to treat regular staph infections. CA-MRSA (community assisted MRSA) affects a healthy population in the community such as child-care workers, those who live in crowded areas, and athletes. The CDC states that just...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Doctors optimistic about condition of Giants player fighting MRSA infection

Sunday night, things were going well for the New York Giants, as they came back in the final seconds to beat the San Francisco 49ers. Off the field and after the game, the thoughts and prayers of the team were with tight end Daniel Fells, who has been hospitalized while dealing with a MRSA infection. Tuesday, a bit of positive news came out about his condition: Doctors treating...
Via Gamedayr
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Doctors ‘optimistic’ Daniel Fells won’t lose foot to MRSA

Doctors attending to New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells as he deals with a MRSA infection are feeling more confident that the effectiveness of the most recent treatments may mean he won’t need his foot amputated, a potentially dire outcome feared as a possibility as recently as a few days ago to thwart the spread of the infection and potentially save his life. ESPN reported...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants TE had portion of foot removed, will not return

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells will reportedly never play football again, and it sounds as though he is fortunate to be alive. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Fells has already had five procedures on his foot in an attempt to fight off a MRSA infection. One of the surgeries involved removing a portion of the 32-year-old’s foot, which has put an end to his...
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October 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Giants TE in danger of losing foot to MRSA infection

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells is reportedly at risk of losing his foot because of a staph infection. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Fells has been hospitalized for over a week and undergone five surgeries. The 32-year-old has been battling MRSA and was placed in the intensive care unit on Friday. Fells is expected to have more surgeries, and doctors were reportedly...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants’ Daniel Fells Battling MRSA Infection, Reportedly Could Lose Foot

Daniel Fells’ NFL career — and long-term health — could be in serious jeopardy as a result of a dangerous infection. The New York Giants tight end has been battling methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a highly contagious staph infection he reportedly contracted earlier this month after he received a cortisone shot to treat an ankle injury. Fells’ wife...
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Daniel Fells getting reps at TE with New York Giants’ first-team offense

To the surprise of many, Daniel Fells has been seeing most of the first-team reps at tight end through two days of practice. TE Daniel Fells gets first snap of 11 on 11 for second straight day. Very interesting #giants — Jordan Raanan (@JordanRaanan) July 23, 2014 The New York Giants are currently holding a position battle between a handful of players for the team’s starting...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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