Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Jesse Williams announced on Monday that he has cancer and will undergo treatment.
"Although disappointing, I am a fighter and will handle this," Williams said in a statement, per the Seahawks official website."I am going to focus on my health and fighting this battle with a return to football as my ultimate goal. Thank you for your thoughts and support. Go Hawks!"
On Friday, Williams posted a picture of himself on Instagram post-surgery.