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Giants tight end Daniel Fells returns home from battle with MRSA to hero’s welcome

Wrote Fells on Instagram: 'Back where I'm supposed to be.'


Josh Katzowitz


Published Oct 21, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 6:42 pm CDT

Even with his life in danger because of a MRSA infection, New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells sent inspirational Instagrams and tweets to his teammates while he was laying in a hospital bed and trying to fight off the nasty bacteria.

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Even as he battled for his life and to keep his foot, Fells has been a study in the power of positivity, and on Wednesday, he was released from the hospital—his life and all of his limbs intact. And this is the reception he received from his children.

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And now he’s returned home—to his family and his best friend.

Photo via Daniel Fells/Instagram

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*First Published: Oct 21, 2015, 8:48 pm CDT