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Chiefs' BJ Thompson out of the hospital after medical episode, agent says

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Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman B.J. Thompson was released from the hospital on Monday following a cardiac arrest and seizure at workouts last week, his agent said.

Thompson suffered the medical scare on Thursday morning but was making progress by Friday.

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Kansas City Chiefs defensive end BJ Thompson, #53, looks on during the first half against the Los Angeles Chargers at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California, on Jan. 7, 2024. (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)

"The family thanks everyone for their prayers and wants to especially thank the Chiefs medical and training staff for their rapid response and professionalism throughout this situation," Chris Turnage, of United Athlete Sports Agency, said in a statement to the NFL Network.

Thompson was immediately attended to by medical staff on site and reportedly taken away in an ambulance. Harrison Butker was said to have been one of the first people to attend to Thompson.

HARRISON BUTKER PLAYED VITAL ROLE IN SAVING BJ THOMPSON DURING SEIZURE AND CARDIAC ARREST, CHIEFS STAFFER SAYS

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Easton Stick, #2, gets away from the pressure of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker B.J. Thompson, #53, in the fourth quarter at SoFi Stadium. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

According to ESPN, the Chiefs canceled Thursday’s practice session and rescheduled it for the following day. 

"I was able to be right there, I jumped in there just from my office, so I came down and popped in. Now, I’m not much help, they had it under control, but that’s tough, that’s a tough situation," Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said

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