Former Eagles offensive lineman Stacy Andrews, now with the Giants, was hospitalized Saturday night with with pulmonary embolisms in both lungs, the Giants said. The blood clots are thought to have originated in his legs, broken up and traveled to his lungs.
Ronnie Barnes, the Giants’ senior vice president of medical services, said Andrews is receiving treatment and resting at Hackensack Medical Center, and will most likely be released tomorrow.
Andrews' younger brother, Shawn, the former Eagle and Giant wrote on Twitter today that his brother is "doing alright" and "will be fine."
"Truly Appreciate The Outporing Love & "Shawncerns" For My Bro Stacy. Better Me Than Him But He Is Fine!!!! I Love U Bro!!!"
Stacy Andrews, 30, was signed to a large free agent contract with the Eagles before the 2009 season, despite coming off ACL surgery. He played in 10 games with two starts for the Birds, before he was traded to Seattle before the start of the 2010 season. He started 12 games for Seattle and is in his first season with the Giants. He played in nine of the first 11 games and started three of them as an extra lineman/eligible receiver. Andrews did not play in the victories over Miami on Oct. 30 and New England on Nov. 6 because of a back injury.