On Wednesday, Los Angeles Chargers general manager Tom Telesco told reporters that veteran offensive tackle Russell Okung has been dealing with a “pretty serious medical issue” since early June.
He didn’t offer much more, though Okung was placed on the non-football injury list.
On Thursday morning, Okung offered some scary details.
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Los Angeles Chargers tackle Russell Okung revealed that he is recovering from a pulmonary embolism in June.
A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in one of the pulmonary arteries in the lungs.
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