NFL long snapper Jon Dorenbos shares story of his emergency open heart surgery

The talented NFL long snapper and musician Jon Dorenbos had a serious health scare last month. After the Eagles traded him to the Saints, Dorenbos had a physical with his new team. Doctors discovered the 37-year-old had an aortic aneurysm.Thursday, Dorenbos shared details of his emergency open heart surgery. “Life is crazy,” Dorenbos wrote. “One min I was a professional athlete, the next min I was fighting for my life… may we all be thankful for the beautiful people and world that surround us every day.”In the caption he expressed gratitude for the medical staff that saved his life. It seems unlikely that Dorenbos will play in the NFL again, but there is certainly a happy ending to this story.

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