Texans offensive tackle David Quessenberry has been diagnosed with lymphoma and has been placed on the NFL’s Non-Football Illness List.
According to a release from the Texans, Quessenberry experienced fatigue and persistent coughing over the past week and sought a medical evaluation to find the cause. The sixth-round pick was diagnosed and is being treated through M.D. Anderson Hospital.
"I'm gonna kick the crap outta this thing and come back even stronger! I will win this fight," Quessenberry told CSN Houston. "Just know I'll be back out there killing it before you know it."
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I have been diagnosed with cancer. My fight has just begun. As long as I have breath in my lungs I will fight this disease, and I will win.— David Quessenberry (@DavidQberry) June 10, 2014
Can't even begin to express my gratitude to the amazing outpouring of Love and Prayers for me and my family. The support has been incredible— David Quessenberry (@DavidQberry) June 10, 2014