The NFL is masking all medical bills for Miami Dolphins defensive address Kendrick Norton after a necessary car crash resulted in his left arm being amputated. League sources educated ESPN and NBC Sports on Tuesday that the league will pay for Norton’s medical prices as he continues to get correctly from the accident. Before the NFL stepped in, Norton’s agent, Malki Kawa, had created a GoFundMe internet web page, which had raised $6,090 of its $150,000 purpose as of Tuesday afternoon. According to Kawa, Norton will bear one totally different surgical course on Tuesday. He requires two additional procedures prior to he can proceed in course of getting a prosthetic.
Norton has undergone three surgical procedures over the sooner week. He stays all through the hospital, nonetheless, his medical standing has been upgraded to common and his accidents aren’t thought of life-threatening. Police stated Norton was one among two of us injured in a rollover crash, which occurred early Thursday morning on the Dolphin Expressway at State Road 826 in South Florida.
The Carolina Panthers chose Norton, 22, all through the seventh spherical of the 2018 NFL Draft. The 6-foot-3, the 309-pound defensive lineman was waived in September prior to ending up on the Panthers’ observe squad. The Dolphins signed Norton in December. He didn’t play in a regular-season recreation.