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The Williams situation is the latest evidence of the mismanaged medical staff, but nothing will change. rogerdodger99 says: What in hell does it matter that they get a first round pick for him when they potentially could have killed him due to their gross negligence?! If Williams reported this issue to the team staff five years ago, and they didn’t follow up on it then they are at fault. 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 was out of the NFL but Dr. Lurie believed he EARNED it for his 11 years of service to the team. They might as well just start Haskins for the rest of the season and commit to the tank. 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. Nobody stopped him from going to a doctor on his own to have it checked out. Back in 2006, they CORRECTLY diagnosed that Drew Brees’ shoulder would be okay. Doctors said it was weeks from moving to his brain when they removed the growth. No one would doubt the team’s doctors are either minimally competent (probably got the gig like all other “official” team sponsors, by paying the fee demanded by the team for such a title) and/or not specialists in this particular area and thus should have referred him to appropriate specialists (that’s what my, and probably your, doctors do). He’s got tens of millions of dollars, he should have sought a second opinion. I don’t exactly blame him. The initial report I read back around the beginning of August said it was benign. It's a very rare soft tissue cancer. Not a member? A lot of people are running around with cancer. Was first discovered 6 years ago but doctors told him it was minor. Once it was clear Williams wasn’t going to budge, Washington traded Williams to the San Francisco 49ers in April. October 31, 2019 at 4:30 pm He reported to the team at Tuesday's trade deadline, but did not participate in practice on Wednesday. The toughest challenge 49ers left tackle Trent Williams has faced in his NFL career hasn’t been holding off a Pro Bowl pass rusher. Browns offense clicking despite loss to Ravens, Jackson plays hero as Ravens win thriller on MNF. 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 … All over the organization are glaring signs of mismanagement and nothing ever changes! Dont switch it up now. Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams told reporters Thursday that he had a cancerous growth removed from his head this year that had gone undiagnosed for roughly six years. He added that the medical mishap was "not [Snyder's] fault.". Keep that same energy yall had earlier when you thought he was full of it. 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 guess nobody really took the time to realize what was going on," Williams said of the cancer, which he said was a rare tissue cancer DSFP. Learn how your comment data is processed. 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. Best wishes to Mr. Williams, and I hope he winds up with a competent franchise soon. By no means am I defending the Redskins organization, it’s just an interesting distinction. 3: How much time do you have for me to explain? 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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. Does Henry deserve more love for NFL MVP race? Everyone’s missing the operative thing here: it was misdiagnosed for SIX YEARS! He accused the team’s medical staff of downplaying the severity of the growth on his skull in October. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Trent Williams: Doctors downplayed for more than five years tumor that was cancerous. He also said he still loves football, although it appears to be anybody’s guess when Williams might be playing it again. Sports doctors are not dermatologists or oncologists. Register now! 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. 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 will find that the helmet of another team will fit quite nicely with no discomfort. He said the doctors told him it was a minor condition at the time and he accepted that diagnosis while continuing to play. Football players are no better or worse than the rest of the population. That is a lot of time in between for him to bring it up again or go see a different doctor. 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. That's how I looked at it.". It remains to be seen what will happen next in this ongoing saga with Williams and the team. I had a tumor removed. 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. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. "I went to go get the cyst extracted, and when they did it, they found out it wasn't a cyst," he said. he’s still able to play 5 years later, what’s the beef? During the holdout, Williams stated that there was "no communication" between himself and the front office. You don’t need to have a great relationship with everybody to play left tackle and do your thing. Maybe that was wrong, who knows. Williams also spoke about his relationship with his teammates, saying that none visited him for the two weeks he was in the hospital, according to NBC Sports Washington's JP Finlay. The diagnosis that they gave me in the beginning, they kind of underestimated it.". At the same time, a team Dr. isn’t an oncologist. Williams returned to the Redskins after a holdout on Tuesday, only to then fail his physical due to discomfort with his helmet. Williams missed all of last season in part because of Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, which is a cancerous growth that developed on his skull. Are there 1000 of you who are or knows a police officer? In the discussion, Williams opened up about his life over the past year, confirming that the growth that he had removed from his scalp earlier in 2019 was cancerous, and it had been slowly growing for six years. Look no further than John Dorenbos and the Saints for an example of how important a good medical staff performs. Washington offensive lineman Trent Williams revealed Thursday he was diagnosed with cancer this offseason, approximately six years after a growth was discovered. 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. Williams said “we’ll see how this helmet thing turns out,” but there are other issues as well. So…if I had a growth on my head and 40 million dollars in the bank to pay medical bills, I’m pretty sure I’d find a few days to get a second opinion from an outside dr. I KNOW the Saints have an EXCELLENT medical staff for the team. 38 responses to “ Trent Williams: Doctors downplayed for more than five years tumor that was cancerous ” 12brichandfamous says: ... and now they ignored Trent’s cancerous growth. Not that I’d buy what Bruce Allen is selling, but just saying, If you have a growth on your skin, you see a dermatologist not a ‘team doctor.’ Second of all you need to realize there’s a reason he’s not called the “players doctor.’. That was when he learned he had Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, which is a rare, soft-tissue cancer. 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. 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. They misdiagnose a cancerous growth putting their player in peril. It’s about their liability and keeping the ‘product’ on the field. Williams, who ended his holdout Tuesday, spoke … If there was one organization I wouldn’t trust handling my potential cancer diagnoses…. Their best player understandably wants no part of the organization. Bruce Allen’s 60-91-1 record is evidence of football mismanagement, but nothing will change. The world and the people in it are not perfect. "[They] told me it was DSFP. Williams … His former teammate DeAngelo Hall did visit him. If he wants out he should just say so, plainly. The drama, the unmitigated drama of the new improved NFL. They should have traded him as soon as this mess hit the fan, but the Bruce Allen-Danny Snyder duo continues to outdo itself. This is what we know about the Redskins and their medical staff: they green lighted an injured RGIII back on the field with an obviously compromised knee, ending his career; Alex Smith nearly had his leg amputated following shoddy medical care; they attempted to rush Colt McCoy back on the field with an aggressive surgical procedure which further damaged his leg and resulting in additional surgies; they botched Derrius Guice’s ACL surgery, giving rise to three additional surgurical procedures, and now they ignored Trent’s cancerous growth. And the head coach’s response is — hey, let’s find a new helmet for Trent. I went and had my skin cancer check today and they biopsied a bump on my head. Regularly. Redskins Respond To Trent Williams Revealing He Had Cancerous Growth Removed When asked if he wanted to play football, Williams said he loved football. I’m a retired detective from a major city. Leading the league in IR isn’t injury “luck” when it happens year after year after year. 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. He said he went to team docs 5 years ago. After no trade, neither Redskins or Trent are winners, Everything that needs to be known in Trent debacle. ————————————————— That's what the cancer is called. Now it’s possible that he is 100% correct in his version – and it’s possible that he is also leaving out critical details. He clearly reported to the team just to collect another year and high tail out of there as soon as possible. • T Trent Williams: It’s easy to forget that Williams missed the 2019 season after dealing with a cancerous growth on his head. If I'm getting told by various people who I put my career in the hands of telling me that I'm fine, then I'm fine. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! You hear all the time that someone went in for a checkup and the doctor told them they only have 6 weeks to live. He admits that it was a rare form of cancer. Something to think about. The left tackle spoke about how scared he was prior to the operation, and the impact it had on his young daughters. I’m glad it has been diagnosed and treated, finally. This was one of the few teams where it sounded like everyone was unusually depressed during training camp interviews in July and early August. No one making a complaint is ever going to admit to any wrong doing on their part. I was told some scary things by the doctor,” Williams said, via Kareem Copeland of the Washington Post. Trent Williams reveals he had cancer from growth that started six years ago; Redskins release statement Williams opens up about why he was away from the Redskins for the last few months "Football has done everything for me," he said. 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 … I do not blame him one bit. 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. You don’t disnmiss a bump or sore spot. Their medical staff engages in gross malpractice. The Washington Redskins have elected not to pay Trent Williams the remaining $5.1 million balance on his 2019 base salary, ... and claims the team misdiagnosed a cancerous growth on his head. He’s not playing for the Redskins again because they played around with his health. Williams, 32, a seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle during nine seasons in Washington, sees an-even-better player when he turns on the recent video from his … October 31, 2019 @ 8:09pm » Andrew McCarty. Not after the past few weeks. #sarcasm. A few months ago, the relationship between Trent Williams and the Washington Football Team seemed irreparable. "I … The growth continued to grow, however, and he sought other outside opinions earlier this year. Trent Williams walks off the field during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 26, 2015 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Trent Williams was diagnosed with Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP), a rare form of cancer. I know it has had my attention. If it wasn’t for a failed 2 point conversion in Miami, this team would probably go 0-16. The Skins screw up everything they touch, no doubt, but Williams needs to assume some responsibility on this one. I hate them, passionately. A torn ACL is not a career ender; lack of football instincts makes for a real low ceiling. That's when he found out how serious this situation was. Does he think the doctors purposely withheld this information from him for five years? He first noticed the growth late in the 2013 season and said he asked the doctors about it then and at ... where he was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor. Most people’s lawyers would be on line one! He should be thankful that he found the right doctor and he’s ok. Worth noting that both Alex Smith and Colt McCoy got staph infections following their surgeries. 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. Then, when you get the other side – it might change. He did speak with his teammates throughout the entire process, however. "Football was more important, and to me, it was more important, too. 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’s GROSS medical malpractice! Everything about this organization is third rate. 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. "I was lucky," he told reporters. It got pretty serious for a second. I don’t have a dog in this fight. Odds of that should be incredibly slim but with the Redskins, it’s just the norm. he did say his relationship with team owner Dan Snyder is good. And, due to privacy laws – that can’t happen without Williams’ permission or a lawsuit is filed compelling them to respond. How Hurts turned Eagles' offense around vs. Saints, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. Trent Williams believes he has picked up this season where he left off after an 18-month absence from football. That would be “lock each doctor in a room with the patient and see who comes out alive” territory. Williams comes across as fairly lackadaisical about matters. With his current team set to play his old team Sunday, San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams isn't looking to settle any scores against the Washington Football Team. " Sounds strange how this been going on over 5 years, and then he drops in the comment it’d be crazy to play for this team without guaranteed money….All of a sudden I feel unsure about TW’s credibility in this story. You’d think that would be enough to work things out and get him on the field. Check that. Sorry, But I believe team employed medical staff are responsible ethically and contractually for a players overall health – especially since (I believe,could be wrong) players are contractually obligated to us the teams medical staff as a primary provider. Maybe they’d never seen it before. And just recently they made LIFE SAVING diagnoses of potentially fatal heart conditions pertaining to Nick Fairley and Jon Dorenbos. You must be logged in to leave a comment. He also remains upset over how long he said it took them to take care of a cancerous growth on his scalp. "The lump continued to grow over the years, and it was concerning," Williams continued. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. In my world is was ‘In the field’. The medical staff is yet another mismanaged part of a team that has nothing but mismanaged parts. I can understand Williams being upset. If he wanted out he should have consulted with AB who has shown to be an expert at helmet issues and getting traded.. "But there was no pain involved. While the left tackle did not publicly speak during his holdout, multiple reports have surfaced that Williams was unpleased with the Redskins organization and vowed to never play for the organization as well. 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. Classic Redskins. They do have a lot more money than most of us, and should be able to afford whatever medical tests they want. Who will the Patriots’ quarterback be in 2021? Get checked. He’s not playing for the Redskins again because they played around with his health. Williams suggested it would be crazy for him to play without having any guaranteed money on his contract. It was kind of shocking to be honest. Trent Williams Says Redskins Docs Misdiagnosed His Cancer, ... he approached team doctors about a growth on his head ... Trent Williams said it was a cancerous tumor on his head. Could the decline of America’s Team result in major changes? “I had cancer. The post Washington Redskins OT Trent Williams Claims He Had a Cancerous Growth Removed appeared first on NFL Gridiron Gab. I was told it was something minor, so I didn't really question it. Ask them how they feel about Department Doctors. I will tell you, from doing years of workplace investigations – when someone comes to you with a complaint first thoughts are always how horrible. 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 (born July 19, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). What did the Redskins do–hire the old Mets medical staff? Williams traveled to Chicago to get his most recent surgery done. Shameful that the Redskins didn’t settle this thing with him and trade him! I do not blame him one bit. That won’t be known until the Redskins provide their version. Then he just skipped ahead to this offseason. Williams held out and refused to play for the team after it misdiagnosed a cancerous growth on Williams’ head. The growth, he said, was cancerous. This is what we know about the Redskins and their medical staff: they green lighted an injured RGIII back on the field with an obviously compromised knee, ending his career. Kind of shocking to have no trust with the organization and then in the same breath say his relationship with Dan Snyder is good. 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. Hold up a sec. They aren’t oncologists. 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