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Arizona Cardinals' JJ Watt tweets that he's playing 4 days after atrial fibrillation

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

NFL star J.J. Watt said he'll play Sunday, just two days after having his heart “shocked” back into sync.
“I went into A-Fib on Wednesday, had my heart shocked back into rhythm on Thursday and I'm playing today,” the Arizona Cardinals pass rusher tweeted Sunday afternoon, shortly before his team was slated to take the field against the Carolina Panthers in Charlotte, NC.
According to his tweet, Watt made the announcement to get ahead of a media report about his medical procedure.
The 33-year-old defensive standout missed practice Wednesday and Thursday for what his team listed as a leg...
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NFL's J.J. Watt 'went into AFib,' had heart shocked

NFL's J.J. Watt 'went into AFib,' had heart shocked

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Despite experiencing atrial fibrillation just a few days ago, and having his "heart shocked back into rhythm," Arizona Cardinals defensive end J.J. Watt says he'll be playing in Sunday afternoon's game against the Carolina Panthers.
In a Sunday morning tweet , the Wisconsin native said, "I went into A-Fib on Wednesday, had my heart shocked back into rhythm on Thursday and I'm playing today. That's it."
He noted that he had learned someone "leaked some personal information about me" and that the information was going to be reported Sunday.
Atrial fibrillation, otherwise known as AFib, is a...
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