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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. 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. Not after the past few weeks. "Football was more important, and to me, it was more important, too. Any of you all fortunate to work in an environment that has company Doctors, you KNOW. Learn how your comment data is processed. October 31, 2019 at 4:30 pm I will tell you, from doing years of workplace investigations – when someone comes to you with a complaint first thoughts are always how horrible. There are tons of people that can’t even afford proper medical care or who end up very ill or dead. Williams traveled to Chicago to get his most recent surgery done. He reported to the team at Tuesday's trade deadline, but did not participate in practice on Wednesday. Could the decline of America’s Team result in major changes? Trent Williams walks off the field during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 26, 2015 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Worth noting that both Alex Smith and Colt McCoy got staph infections following their surgeries. The initial report I read back around the beginning of August said it was benign. 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. A torn ACL is not a career ender; lack of football instincts makes for a real low ceiling. That's what the cancer is called. Classic Redskins. It remains to be seen what will happen next in this ongoing saga with Williams and the team. Williams suggested it would be crazy for him to play without having any guaranteed money on his contract. Odds of that should be incredibly slim but with the Redskins, it’s just the norm. He said the doctors told him it was a minor condition at the time and he accepted that diagnosis while continuing to play. This was one of the few teams where it sounded like everyone was unusually depressed during training camp interviews in July and early August. 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’. That would be “lock each doctor in a room with the patient and see who comes out alive” territory. The toughest challenge 49ers left tackle Trent Williams has faced in his NFL career hasn’t been holding off a Pro Bowl pass rusher. I can understand Williams being upset. 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 … What did the Redskins do–hire the old Mets medical staff? This past offseason, Williams went to go get what he thought was a cyst removed. Kind of shocking to have no trust with the organization and then in the same breath say his relationship with Dan Snyder is good. Their medical staff engages in gross malpractice. Maybe that was wrong, who knows. I was told it was something minor, so I didn't really question it. Having 20% home fans at each home game is evidence of business mismanagement, but nothing will change. For the first time in months, Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams spoke with the media on Thursday afternoon. Best wishes to Mr. Williams, and I hope he winds up with a competent franchise soon. he’s still able to play 5 years later, what’s the beef? The growth, he said, was cancerous. "I went to go get the cyst extracted, and when they did it, they found out it wasn't a cyst," he said. 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. And I’d like to give the Eagles MAJOR props for giving Dorenbos a Super Bowl ring when they won the Lombardi in 2017. October 31, 2019 @ 8:09pm » Andrew McCarty. Trent Williams (born July 19, 1988) is an American football offensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). 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. I had a tumor removed. Most people’s lawyers would be on line one! "I … Who will the Patriots’ quarterback be in 2021? That won’t be known until the Redskins provide their version. And just recently they made LIFE SAVING diagnoses of potentially fatal heart conditions pertaining to Nick Fairley and Jon Dorenbos. Leading the league in IR isn’t injury “luck” when it happens year after year after year. Everyone’s missing the operative thing here: it was misdiagnosed for SIX YEARS! 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 will find that the helmet of another team will fit quite nicely with no discomfort. 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. I don’t have a dog in this fight. He was out of the NFL but Dr. Lurie believed he EARNED it for his 11 years of service to the team. rogerdodger99 says: 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.’. 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. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It got pretty serious for a second. "I was lucky," he told reporters. 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. Doctors said it was weeks from moving to his brain when they removed the growth. They misdiagnose a cancerous growth putting their player in peril. "Football has done everything for me," he said. Bruce Allen’s 60-91-1 record is evidence of football mismanagement, but nothing will change. Sports doctors are not dermatologists or oncologists. And the head coach’s response is — hey, let’s find a new helmet for Trent. 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. 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 You hear all the time that someone went in for a checkup and the doctor told them they only have 6 weeks to live. Williams returned to the Redskins after a holdout on Tuesday, only to then fail his physical due to discomfort with his helmet. 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 … Back in 2006, they CORRECTLY diagnosed that Drew Brees’ shoulder would be okay. Trent Williams was diagnosed with Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans (DFSP), a rare form of cancer. 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. Football players are no better or worse than the rest of the population. Just when the Bengals emerge as the most dysfunctional team in professional sports the Redskins say holdback my beer. Washington offensive lineman Trent Williams revealed Thursday he was diagnosed with cancer this offseason, approximately six years after a growth was discovered. The world and the people in it are not perfect. Get checked. he did say his relationship with team owner Dan Snyder is good. They do have a lot more money than most of us, and should be able to afford whatever medical tests they want. Look no further than John Dorenbos and the Saints for an example of how important a good medical staff performs. Then he just skipped ahead to this offseason. 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. He also said he still loves football, although it appears to be anybody’s guess when Williams might be playing it again. 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. The Williams situation is the latest evidence of the mismanaged medical staff, but nothing will change. That was when he learned he had Dermatofibrosarcoma Protuberans, which is a rare, soft-tissue cancer. If it wasn’t for a failed 2 point conversion in Miami, this team would probably go 0-16. I KNOW the Saints have an EXCELLENT medical staff for the team. Regularly. Nobody stopped him from going to a doctor on his own to have it checked out. 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 added that the medical mishap was "not [Snyder's] fault.". Williams held out and refused to play for the team after it misdiagnosed a cancerous growth on Williams’ head. 3: How much time do you have for me to explain? He’s not playing for the Redskins again because they played around with his health. I went and had my skin cancer check today and they biopsied a bump on my head. They should have traded him as soon as this mess hit the fan, but the Bruce Allen-Danny Snyder duo continues to outdo itself. Browns offense clicking despite loss to Ravens, Jackson plays hero as Ravens win thriller on MNF. I don’t exactly blame him. Check that. During the holdout, Williams stated that there was "no communication" between himself and the front office. After no trade, neither Redskins or Trent are winners, Everything that needs to be known in Trent debacle. Their best player understandably wants no part of the organization. It’s bad if they missed the diagnosis, beyond horrible if they didn’t and hid it. The Skins screw up everything they touch, no doubt, but Williams needs to assume some responsibility on this one. Redskins Respond To Trent Williams Revealing He Had Cancerous Growth Removed By no means am I defending the Redskins organization, it’s just an interesting distinction. Hold up a sec. The medical staff is yet another mismanaged part of a team that has nothing but mismanaged parts. 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. 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