Detroit Lions Trade Voided Due To Discovery Of A Brain Tumor In Jerome Harrison


An unanticipated NFL trade can certainly be a source of stress for the average jock. In a trade between the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles for RB Jerome Harrison, it was life saving.

The RB was sent to be traded to the Eagles for Ronnie Brown. As is customary, teams give the players a full physical. During Jerome’s physical, a brain tumor was discovered.

The trade might have 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.

Harrison could not be reached for comment.

Harrison is not expected to play again this season, but his long-term prognosis both for life and his football career appear to be good, sources said. He is visiting with more doctors Thursday.

The good news is that the tumor was discovered and he’s now receiving treatment. You never know where you’ll find your blessings.