Prayers of healing are going out to Houston Texans player John Metchie III, who just announced that he has been diagnosed with a form of leukemia.

The team released news via Twitter about the wide receiver, who was drafted this year during the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.


“Recently I was diagnosed with APL (Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia), the most curable form of Leukemia,” Metchie said in a statement. “I am currently receiving great medical care, am in good spirits and I expect to make a recovery at a later point in time. As a result of this diagnosis, I will likely not be playing football this season. My main focus will be on my health and recovery. Thank you in advance for your support and well-wishes. I cannot wait to come back stronger than ever. God bless.”

Wishing him all the best.

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