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 That trade could now be rescinded.