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Schefter: Jerome Harrison’s Physical Revealed a Brain Tumor

Oct 20, 2011, 1:10 PM EDT

We often make light of a trade being nullified and players having to return to their original teams, but the situation regarding Jerome Harrison is both serious and scary. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported that the Eagles found a brain tumor in Harrison while giving him the requisite physical.

We often make light of a trade being nullified and players having to return to their original teams, but the situation regarding Jerome Harrison is both serious and scary. ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported that the Eagles found a brain tumor in Harrison while giving him the requisite physical.

The trade might have actually saved Harrison’s life, the sources said.
Without the deal being made, Harrison would not have undergone a
physical. The tumor is now being treated, according to sources.

Apparently the tumor is treatable, so that’s good news. More as we hear it.