Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I hate them, passionately. The initial report I read back around the beginning of August said it was benign. I’m a retired detective from a major city. Credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images / Getty Images Pro Bowl tackle Trent Williams, who ended his holdout with the Washington Redskins earlier this week, says he had a cancerous growth on his scalp and his team didn't do anything about it. I’m just saying if Trent didn’t keep bringing it up to team docs or go find somebody else until 5 years later, he need to start the blaming in front of a mirror. That won’t be known until the Redskins provide their version. Washington Redskins offensive lineman Trent Williams is still feeling the after-effects of the surgery he had in the offseason to remove a cancerous growth from his head.. Williams had the growth removed in April, which turned out to be cancerous. "I was lucky," he told reporters. At the same time, a team Dr. isn’t an oncologist. I do not blame him one bit. It was kind of shocking to be honest. The bombshell news was the latest twist in what's been a drawn-out battle between the team and Williams, who has been holding out since the start of training camp. Williams traveled to Chicago to get his most recent surgery done. They aren’t oncologists. Having 20% home fans at each home game is evidence of business mismanagement, but nothing will change. Nobody stopped him from going to a doctor on his own to have it checked out. Williams, who is signed through next season, laughed when asked if he wanted to be traded in the offseason and said he has no trust for the organization, although he did say his relationship with team owner Dan Snyder is good. If it wasn’t for a failed 2 point conversion in Miami, this team would probably go 0-16. I KNOW the Saints have an EXCELLENT medical staff for the team. Contrary to the article, Williams did not say “he has no trust for the organization”, he strongly implied he has no trust in Bruce Allen. This past offseason, Williams went to go get what he thought was a cyst removed. Washington offensive lineman Trent Williams revealed Thursday he was diagnosed with cancer this offseason, approximately six years after a growth was discovered. Williams returned to the Redskins after a holdout on Tuesday, only to then fail his physical due to discomfort with his helmet. The drama, the unmitigated drama of the new improved NFL. "Football was more important, and to me, it was more important, too. That was when he learned he had Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, which is a rare, soft-tissue cancer. It’s about their liability and keeping the ‘product’ on the field. Washington Redskins Lineman Trent Williams ended his hold out on Tuesday and did not mince words on the ... Trent Williams Says Redskins Knew of Cancerous Growth … He also said he still loves football, although it appears to be anybody’s guess when Williams might be playing it again. If I had a tumor growing on my head, I’d be getting a 2nd opinion a heck of a lot quicker than 5 years…just saying’. Trent Williams said it was a cancerous tumor on his head. For the first time in months, Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams spoke with the media on Thursday afternoon. Williams said he went to team doctors almost six years ago about the growth on his head that he wound up having removed this offseason. he did say his relationship with team owner Dan Snyder is good. The left tackle spoke about how scared he was prior to the operation, and the impact it had on his young daughters. Most people’s lawyers would be on line one! He also remains upset over how long he said it took them to take care of a cancerous growth on his scalp. October 31, 2019 @ 8:09pm » Andrew McCarty. He said he went to team docs 5 years ago. When asked if he wanted to play football, Williams said he loved football. "Football has done everything for me," he said. He admits that it was a rare form of cancer. Sports doctors are not dermatologists or oncologists. The Williams situation is the latest evidence of the mismanaged medical staff, but nothing will change. This still reads like an excuse to me. And I’d like to give the Eagles MAJOR props for giving Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring when they won the Lombardi in 2017. He added that the medical mishap was "not [Snyder's] fault.". They should have traded him as soon as this mess hit the fan, but the Bruce Allen-Danny Snyder duo continues to outdo itself. "The lump continued to grow over the years, and it was concerning," Williams continued. Browns offense clicking despite loss to Ravens, Jackson plays hero as Ravens win thriller on MNF. Back in 2006, they CORRECTLY diagnosed that Drew Brees’ shoulder would be okay. "But there was no pain involved. Williams was unhappy about how the team’s medical staff handled a cancerous growth on his head as well and also was at odds with the team over his … Washington left tackle Trent Williams met with reporters on Thursday for the first time since returning to the team this week and provided details about the medical condition that played a major role in his decision to stay away from the team until Tuesday. A lot of people are running around with cancer. Everyone’s missing the operative thing here: it was misdiagnosed for SIX YEARS! Trent Williams had a cancerous growth for six years that's seriousness was underestimated by team doctors, he told reporters a day after failing his physical because it was too uncomfortable to put on his helmet. You hear all the time that someone went in for a checkup and the doctor told them they only have 6 weeks to live. Everything about this organization is third rate. Having said that, I also don’t know anyone who, if a condition lasts for an extended period, would not arrange to see their own doctor for assessment. Leading the league in IR isn’t injury “luck” when it happens year after year after year. Regularly. Just when the Bengals emerge as the most dysfunctional team in professional sports the Redskins say holdback my beer. They do have a lot more money than most of us, and should be able to afford whatever medical tests they want. I can understand Williams being upset. I do not blame him one bit. Something to think about. Keep that same energy yall had earlier when you thought he was full of it. I went and had my skin cancer check today and they biopsied a bump on my head. October 31, 2019 at 4:30 pm The diagnosis that they gave me in the beginning, they kind of underestimated it.". Williams did not pass his physical because he felt discomfort when he tried on his helmet on Wednesday and head coach Bill Callahan said on Thursday that the team is looking for a way to customize the helmet to fit Williams comfortably. Their best player understandably wants no part of the organization. Left tackle Trent Williams called his COVID-19 battle last month “the toughest thing I ever had to do in my career.” For perspective, Williams did not play last season after undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous growth from his scalp. Redskins Respond To Trent Williams Revealing He Had Cancerous Growth Removed How Hurts turned Eagles' offense around vs. Saints, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. Williams thanked the Redskins organization, particularly owner Dan Snyder, for everything they've given him over the past decade. Williams, who ended his holdout Tuesday, spoke … "[They] told me it was DSFP. That's what the cancer is called. 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