He says, doctors told him it was time to reach out to his family, friends and fans as he is in dire need of a kidney. Haynesworth posted a picture on Instagram from his hospital bed saying his kidneys have failed and he needs a donor to step in.
The Tennessee Defensive Lineman was a first-round draft pick by the Tennessee Titans and played 10 years in the NFL. Haynesworth is only 38-year-old.
Anyone who can help is asked to call the Vanderbilt Medical Center at (615) 936-0695.
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Well this hard for me to say but my doctors said I should reach out to my family, friends and fans Some of you may know I’ve been battling kidney disease for a few years now the time has come family, friends and fans I’m in dire need of a kidney mine have finally failed me on July 7 2019. It’s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season in retirement that my body has taken another major blow. First with the brain aneurism 3 seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me. But the bright side of this latest ordeal I can ask for help by asking for someone to generously donate a kidney. If you are interested in giving this precious gift please call Vanderbilt at 615-936-0695 and hit option 2. GOD BLESS thank you for your prayers and thanks for sharing this message. #VFL #TITANUP