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From the Field to the Frontlines: Former NFL Player Fights COVID-19 as a Doctor

Myron Rolle — former NFL defensive back for the Tennessee Titians — is a physician fighting on the frontlines in the battle against the coronavirus. As a third-year neurosurgeon resident at Massachusetts General Hospital, Rolle is among the doctors and healthcare providers doing their best to save the lives of patients suffering from COVID-19. According to People , Rolle was selected in the sixth round by the Tennesse Titians in the 2010 NFL draft, but after three seasons, he left football to go to medical school. Hospitals around the country are operating at capacity and Massachusetts General Hospital is no different. “Our neurosurgical floor has been transformed into a floor just full of COVID-19 patients,” Rolle told ESPN. “It is hectic, that’s for sure.” Rolle has been documenting what it’s like to be a doctor during the pandemic via Instagram. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Myron Rolle, MD MSc (@myronlrolle) He explains how the Massachusetts General Hospital may...

Apr 2, 2020