John Metchie III, Texans rookie and former Alabama standout, reveals leukemia diagnosis

Jul 25, 2022

Houston Texans wide receiver John Metchie III announced Sunday he was diagnosed with leukemia and will likely miss the 2022 season while he fights it.

Metchie made his announcement through the Texans. He was about to enter his first season in the NFL.

"Recently, I was diagnosed with APL (Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia), the most curable form of leukemia. I am currently receiving great medical care, am in good spirits and I expect to make a recovery at a later point in time," he said.

Source: Fox Sports