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Jeremy Shockey Taken To Hospital, Possible Seizure

by Robert Littal | Posted on Thursday, May 27th, 2010
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Pretty scary situation, and not the first time it has happened to Shockey.  Last year, he was taken to a hospital in Vegas after he collapsed. Here are the details from Profootballtalk.com:

Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey has been hospitalized in New Orleans, according to ABC26 and NewOrleans.com.

Per the report, Shockey experienced seizure-like symptoms in the team’s weight room. He was able to walk to an ambulance.

The development comes one year and three days after Shockey was taken to a hospital in Las Vegas. He was suffering from dehydration.

It was good he was able to walk to the ambulance under his own power.  Hopefully it isn’t anything serious, but I am sure they will do a battery of tests before letting him back on the field.

*UPDATE*

Here are a few more details from the people who were at the scene:

“It was a little scary; it looked like maybe a mild seizure or a full body cramp or something,” the player said. “There were a decent amount of guys in the weight room at the time. At first nobody really knew what was going on, but the trainers took control of the situation after a while.

“He was shaking and everything, and he was basically out of it for probably a minute or so, but it seemed longer. After he started coming back everything was pretty much all right. He seemed aware and everything seemed OK after a while. He got up and was walking around.”

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