Physical For Trade Reveals Brain Tumor For Jerome Harrison

Just simply amazing.

Your life changes everyday; rather you had something different to eat for breakfast, you bought a new car, you got a new job, whatever, your life changes in at least one way each day. For running back Jerome Harrison of the Detroit Lions formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles, life changed too.

Approaching the trade deadline Harrison was traded from the Lions to the Eagles in exchange for running back Ronnie Brown as well as an undisclosed draft pick. The Lions made the trade due to a concussion that running back Jahvid Best suffered on Sunday.

However the trade wasn’t official just yet as like every trade, it was pending a physical. Though the physical part is usually the easiest part of the trade as everyone always passes it and there are usually no worries, however this time there was.

After getting a physical on Wednesday the trade would be voided due to “health issues” to Harrison that wouldn’t allow the trade to process. Though, those “health issues” would later be diagnosed as a brain tumor.

According to ESPN, doctors discovered Harrison had a brain tumor during his physical Wednesday, voiding the Detroit Lions’ deadline deal with the Philadelphia Eagles for running back Ronnie Brown and sending Harrison back to Detroit.

Amazing…simply amazing as well as very lucky, because if running back Jahvid Best never suffered a concussion on Sunday then the Lions would’ve never made a trade for Ronnie Brown. This would’ve meant that Harrison wouldn’t have been involved in a trade meaning he wouldn’t have had a physical done, which would’ve meant that doctors would’ve never discovered the brain tumor and if the tumor was never discovered, who knows what may have happened then.

The Lions have yet to comment on or confirm that Harrison’s tumor is being treated.

As for the rest of the Lions organization, Maurice Morris will likely be the starter for this weeks game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday as Best looks very doubtful. There have been other reports as well that have said that Best was ask to consider sitting out the rest of the year due to this being his second concussion within three months.

As for the Eagles, Ronnie Brown will return to his backup role behind LeSean McCoy and their undisclosed draft pick will be theirs again.

Its crazy how life has its twists and turns and where it may lead you, but for Jerome Harrison life has hit a dead end for him as of right now, however luckily for him, he’ll be able to turn around.

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A Handshake Says A Lot In A Man: Jim Harbaugh Vs. Jim Schwartz

It was just a handshake...

Mathew Stafford completed a pass on 4th and 10 to Calvin Johnson who then lateraled the ball to Titus Young who then dropped it; it was game over, 49ers, 25, Lions, 19. This marked a huge win for the 49ers and marked a tough loss for the Lions as their undefeated season would come to an end. But that wasn’t the story Sunday afternoon, what was, was what happened after the game.

As the last second ticked off the scoreboard and the players cleared the sidelines to head for the locker rooms 49ers head coach, Jim Harbaugh and Lions head coach, Jim Schwartz did the occasionally hand shake; except it didn’t go so smooth.

Instead what happened was Harbaugh ran to mid field, lifting his shirt to expose his belly extended his right hand to Schwartz for a shake and slapped him on the back with his left hand.

Schwartz didn’t like the encounter so he charged after Harbaugh in efforts to fight him. While yelling and screaming Schwartz would be separated by players, coaches, and referees before eventually being taken off the field. There would be no punches thrown or any bloodshed.

However the Harbaugh, Schwartz wasn’t over just yet as round two was the press conference. Harbaugh struck first by saying, “That’s totally on me…I shook his hand too hard,” said Harbaugh. “I mean I really went in…and it was a strong…kind of a slap, grab handshake…that was on me. It was a little too hard of a handshake.”

Schwartz would respond back with, “I went to congratulate coach Harbaugh and got shoved out of the way,” Schwartz said. “I didn’t expect an obscenity at that point. Obviously, when you win a game like that, you are excited, but there is a protocol that goes with this league.”

Well like every close fight that doesn’t end in a knockout you have to review the fight and pick a winner; so let’s do it.

By very tough decision…Harbaugh wins, not only if they really did fight, but he wins in this dispute and let’s be honest if they really did fight, we wouldn’t have to make a decision has it probably would’ve ended in a knockout; a knockout given by Harbaugh that would leave Schwartz lying on the ground clueless. Though for Schwartz’s sake and everyone else’s, that didn’t happen.

However in conclusion to that the reason why Harbaugh wins is because it was just a handshake. So what if was “too hard” grow up. Didn’t Schwartz ever hear of, “a man is determined by their handshake”? Well I take he didn’t because his was awful and if we determined him by the shake on Sunday well then he’s a young four year old boy; because that was weak. Too hard?! Come on man.

Though that wasn’t all as Schwartz would go onto add that it wasn’t good “protocol” are you kidding me, protocol? Really? Well I can tell him what protocol isn’t and that’s yelling on the sidelines at opposing teams players, yelling at referees and chasing after another coach; that’s not “protocol”.

So Harbaugh…Schwartz, let’s end this with a handshake. Harbaugh let’s even do a chest bump and Schwartz…well let’s just stick to a light high five because you should be able to handle that.

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