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this is a discussion within the Saints Community Forum; Former New Orleans Saints and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel is undergoing treatment for a potentially debilitating disease called Guillain Barre Syndrome. Desire Street Ministries, a nonprofit, faith-based organization with which Wuerffel works, said in a statement Wednesday that the ...

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Former New Orleans Saints and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Danny Wuerffel is undergoing treatment for a potentially debilitating disease called Guillain Barre Syndrome.
Desire Street Ministries, a nonprofit, faith-based organization with which Wuerffel works, said in a statement Wednesday that the former quarterback contracted the disorder from a stomach virus.
Spokeswoman Sara Pace said Wuerffel initially was hospitalized in Montgomery, Ala., and later transferred to Birmingham, but is now receiving outpatient treatment at a location that the family would like to remain private. He expects to make a full recovery.
The syndrome occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks parts of the nervous system.
Wuerffel played for Florida from 1993-96, then spent six season in the NFL with New Orleans, Green Bay, Chicago and Washington.

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Old 06-16-2011, 12:30 PM   #2
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Get well Danny, keep doing great work!
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Though not a great QB for us, he is an excellent human being. Get well soon Danny.
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One of the great class acts the SEC has been blessed...God Speed your Recovery Danny!
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