Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Update on ex-Cowboys star Rayfield Wright
By Dan Graziano
We told you earlier today that Hall of Famer Rayfield Wright was home recovering from a heart attack he suffered last Wednesday night. I talked to him via phone a few minutes ago and he's feeling much better after doctors installed a stent in the lower right side of his heart.
"I was getting ready for bed and I felt like a 1,000-pound weight was on my chest," said Wright. "Then I laid down and felt like there was a 1,000-pound weight on my back. I knew something wasn't right, so I jumped in my car and drove to the hospital. Obviously, I should've dialed 911."
Wright said doctors told him he should make a full recovery and he's vowed to take it easy for a few weeks.
"I'd been working too hard," he said. "I have to learn how to take care of myself."
Wright was one of the most dominant offensive lineman in the history of the game and he spent most of his career making sure Roger Staubach stayed on his feet. He travels the country making motivational speeches and working with young people.