By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
In the social media post, it says that Haynesworth’s kidney failed him on July 7.
“It’s hard to believe from being a professional athlete to only 8 season[s] in retirement that my body has taken another major blow,” the social media post said. “First, with the brain aneurysm, 3 seasons out of the NFL to now my kidneys failing me. But the bright side of the latest ordeal [is] 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”
The 38-year-old Hartsville, South Carolina native was the 15th overall pick in the 2002 NFL Draft. In his NFL career, he played for the Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins, New England Patriots, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Seven years of his career were spent with the Titans. In his career there, he made 90 appearances, including 74 starts. He had 271 tackles, including 60 tackles for a loss, and 42 quarterback hits.
Haynesworth also had 24.0 sacks, six forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries, and 20 pass deflections.
In his career, he has appeared in 123 games, including 92 starts. He had 347 tackles, including 74 tackles for a loss, and 65 quarterback hits.
He also had 30.5 sacks, six forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, and six pass deflections.