Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs heart surgery

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans Saints long snapper Jon Dorenbos needs open heart surgery, Head Coach Sean Payton confirmed Friday.

Payton said team doctors discovered an aorta aneurysm in a follow up physical.

Dorenbos will be placed on the NFI list. This is a pre-existing condition according to Payton.

The Saints acquired Dorenbos in a trade with Philadelphia. That trade could now be rescinded.

Copyright 2017 WVUE. All rights reserved.