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New head coach Dennis Allen said Saturday that Orleans Saints tight end Foster Moreau could be allowed to participate in organized team activities that will take place within two weeks despite his Was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Allen added that, according to ESPN’s Katherine Terrell, he will listen to team doctors for a final decision on Moreau’s status: “That’s not our area of expertise, so we rely on Doctors there to make the right decisions. [Saints team physician John Amoss] was very, very positive not only about his treatment plan, but also about his recovery and his ability to participate afterwards. So I don’t really think It’s going to be a challenge that we’re going to have to deal with. Obviously it’s a serious medical condition, so you never want to take it lightly.” Morrow signed a three-year, $12 million contract with the Saints earlier this week. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, the deal includes an $8 million guarantee and an additional $3 million in incentives. After spending the first four years of his career with the Las Vegas Raiders, the 26-year-old Become a free agent during the offseason. Morrow announced in March that he would be on a free-agent visit when a routine check by Saints medical staff revealed he was Have symptoms of Hodgkin lymphoma, a cancer that attacks the immune system. Appearing on the ABC show Good Morning America
Last month, Moreau said he was diagnosed with has stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphoma, adding that doctors are confident they can “get rid of all of this”. Moreau added that he’s attacking his “life-changing” predictions in the same way he’s attacking NFL games. “There’s no other way to look at it, right?” Moreau said. “So, I’m prepping for my opponent, right? Hodgkin’s lymphoma, chemotherapy, I’m prepping for six, seven, eight hour IVs.” “…your time on this earth is limited. For me, I will make it worthwhile. And now, making it worthwhile is A blow to cancer”
ESPN’s Adam Schefter, reporting on Moreau’s contract, noted that the veteran tight end has been cleared , expected to play in 2023. The Raiders selected LSU in the fourth round of the 2019 draft. Moreau. In 61 games over four seasons, he completed 91 passes for 1,107 yards and 12 touchdowns. Morrow has a solid 2022 with 33 catches for 420 yards and two touchdowns in 15 games. He now joins a tight room that includes Juwan Johnson, Lucas Krull, Miller Forristall, Joel Wilson and Swiss Army knife Taysom Hill. The Saints kick off the 2023 season on Sept. 10 against the Tennessee Titans.