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Titans TE Delanie Walker Says He Nearly Died from an IV

On the debut episode of “Bussin’ With the Boys,” the podcast hosted by Taylor Lewan and Will Compton, guest Delanie Walker was part of a lengthy conversation about pain meds and IVs that are a regular part of NFL Sundays, Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com reports.

Both Walker and Lewan spoke of issues or apparent issues with IVs, which are commonly taken at halftime or before games to prevent or deal with dehydration.

“If you get a certain amount of CCs of air in your blood system… like 100 CCs will kill you,” Lewan said. “If you get enough, it will make your heart dilate in a certain way…” [Unlocked]

“Yeah,” said Walker. “I got fluid in my lungs and damn near died almost in the game… The guy just wasn’t paying attention and the fluid was out so air seeped into my…”

He seemed to be talking about a preseason game against the Raiders in Oakland in 2016.


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