Tag:Ruvell Martin
Posted on: September 13, 2011 7:16 pm

Report: Marcus Easley has heart ailment

Posted by Josh Katzowitz

The Bills ended receiver Marcus Easley’s season Tuesday by placing him on the Injured Reserve list with what the team is terming an illness. And it sounds serious.

EasleyAccording to a Buffalo News source, Easley has been diagnosed with a heart ailment. We don’t know the exact diagnosis, and we don’t know if his ailment is career threatening.
But we do know that a heart issue is an awfully scary circumstance, and obviously, placing him on IR was the only sane and safe thing to do while doctors determine Easley’s next course of action.

Easley left practice two days before Buffalo’s Week 1 win against the Chiefs with an illness, and free agent receiver Ruvell Martin was signed today to take Easley’s roster spot. On Monday, coach Chan Gailey said he’d rather have Easley -- who missed his entire rookie season last year with a knee injury -- disclose his illness rather than the team.

For more NFL news, rumors and analysis, follow @EyeOnNFL on Twitter and subscribe to our RSS Feed.

The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not reflect the views of CBS Sports or CBSSports.com