"Today is a day of mixed emotions," Olsen wrote on Instagram. "A day we have prayed for has arrived. We were alerted last night that there was a donor match for T.J. to receive his heart transplant. "Walking our little boy, with tears of hope and fear in our eyes, was one of the toughest moments of our lives. We ask for everyone's prayers for T.J. and his amazing team of doctors and nurses."
TJ was born with a rare congenital heart condition known as hypoplastic left heart syndrome. A birth defect that affects normal blood flow due to the heart not forming correctly. Most infants with the condition die within the first two weeks of life, with an average age at death of 4.5 days.
Former Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen called it a career after 14 seasons in the NFL on Sunday. The three-time pro bowler told the world he would step away from playing and enter the broadcast booth as an analyst for FOX Sports' NFL coverage starting next season.