The NFL is stepping up to help out Kendrick Norton after he was in a car accident last week.
The 22-year-old Dolphins defensive lineman had his left arm amputated after a car crash on July 4. With Norton's football career over, his agent Malki Kawa told ESPN on Tuesday that the league is going to cover all of his medical bills.
According to ESPN, Norton has endured three surgeries since the accident and is slated to undergo two more on his left arm. One of the operations was scheduled for Tuesday.
Because of further financial uncertainty the former University of Miami player faces, a GoFundMe page was also set up to assist, with the goal of raising $150,000.
Early Monday, Norton posted an Instagram story thanking the public for supporting him.
Kendrick Norton on his Instagram story this morning ? pic.twitter.com/HmOUhQ0FdJ
Kawa also told ESPN that Norton's "spirits are up considering the traumatic accident that he suffered and he's thankful for the support."
Norton was drafted in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL draft by the Carolina Panthers. He was signed by the Dolphins off the practice squad in December.
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