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Quessenberry visits minicamp, tells Texans he’ll “kick cancer’s butt”

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Last week Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry revealed that he was diagnosed with lymphoma. But today Quessenberry attended minicamp to visit with his teammates.

Quessenberry thanked the team for support and told his teammates that he was going to “kick cancer’s butt,” according to CSNHouston.com.

There’s been no word on how soon Quessenberry will be able to get back on the field, but he has expressed confident that he’ll return to the Texans. Coach Bill O’Brien made clear that he still considers Quessenberry part of the team.

“It was great to see him out there,” O’Brien said. “I think he was able to come to practice today, the doctors let him come to practice. He was able to say a few words to the team and I know it meant a lot to the team and I know it meant a lot to him.”

The 23-year-old Quessenberry, a sixth-round pick last year, had a very strong performance in training camp and the preseason but missed his entire rookie season when he suffered a broken foot in practice just days before the Week One opener. Quessenberry still hasn’t played in a regular-season game. Here’s hoping he makes it back on the field.

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14 Responses to “Quessenberry visits minicamp, tells Texans he’ll “kick cancer’s butt””
  1. thebiblestudent says: Jun 19, 2014 6:44 PM

    Is he related to former MLB pitcher Dan Quessenberry?

  2. youpeopleareallthesame says: Jun 19, 2014 6:53 PM

    Best luck man. I hope you do kick cancers butt

  3. motown81 says: Jun 19, 2014 6:58 PM

    The Biblestudent,

    The baseball player is Dan Quisenberry. no relation.

  4. cowboysnation34 says: Jun 19, 2014 7:07 PM

    Good luck to this kid…I hope he recovers fully and gets back to doing what he loves.

  5. bordner says: Jun 19, 2014 7:12 PM

    I have absolutely no idea who this guy is… but I’m supporting him in this battle 1,000%. Best of luck.

  6. casurferho says: Jun 19, 2014 7:19 PM

    Good luck brother!!!! Prayers

  7. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Jun 19, 2014 7:26 PM

    Thought he was an excellent looking lineman coming out of college. Hate to hear he has cancer. A high character guy who will fight through this challenge.

  8. psly2124 says: Jun 19, 2014 7:57 PM

    Just got diagnosed myself. Good luck . Stay positive

  9. orangeisthenewblue says: Jun 19, 2014 8:07 PM

    The fans support you buddy. Best of luck

  10. loubearkane says: Jun 19, 2014 8:49 PM

    Best wishes to you & PSLY2124

  11. nouhoh64 says: Jun 19, 2014 9:50 PM

    Very positive way for the young man to be thinking..get up and fight that monster every day brother!!

  12. scoobies05 says: Jun 19, 2014 10:37 PM

    best of luck to both of you!

  13. wyrdawg says: Jun 20, 2014 12:18 AM

    Best wishes, sir. Here’s hoping for a speedy exit from that stuff.

  14. whodat5150 says: Jun 20, 2014 1:53 AM

    God speed and prayers in this cancer battle!

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