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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

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

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.


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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