Houston Texans rookie WR John Metchie III clinically determined with leukemia - ESPN

Houston Texans rookie large receiver John Metchie III announced Sunday that he has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia and sure will not play this season.

"recently i was clinically determined with APL (Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia), probably the most curable variety of Leukemia," Metchie observed in a statement launched with the aid of the Texans.

"i'm at the moment receiving fantastic scientific care, am in decent spirits and that i predict to make a restoration at a later element in time. as a result of this diagnosis, i will be able to probably no longer be enjoying football this season. My leading focus might be on my health and healing. thanks in boost on your aid and smartly-needs. I can't wait to come lower back more desirable than ever. God bless."

The Texans traded up within the 2d round, sending three picks to the Cleveland Browns, to select Metchie forty fourth ordinary within the 2022 draft.

Metchie had ninety six catches for 1,142 yards and eight touchdowns last season at Alabama earlier than tearing his ACL within the SEC championship game in December. before this diagnosis, he had said he anticipated to be ready for practicing camp.

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