Posted by Josh Katzowitz
Marcus Cannon, a bubble first-round pick and a former OT from TCU, has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Pro Football Talk reports.
Cannon, who is listed as the No. 31 selection for Pittsburgh according to Chad Reuter’s mock draft (Rob Rang doesn’t have Cannon going in the first round), had been aware for years of a benign mass in his stomach/pelvic area.
But he underwent a biopsy recently, with the results sent to all 32 teams, and the test came back positive for the cancer – which, PFT explains, is treatable.
Doctors are recommending chemotherapy, which would last about 12 weeks and presumably would then allow him to try to continue his football career.
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