Retired NFL Players: Do You Have a Healthy Heart?

Come find out the answer to that question, with a free cardiovascular screening in Washington DC, at Howard University Hospital, on Saturday, July 9th.

Dr. Archie Roberts, former NFL quarterback and retired cardiac surgeon has teamed up with the NFL Player Care Foundation in presenting a proven, research based, cardiovascular testing program designed for fellow retired NFL players. 

Since 2003, the LHF has traveled the country in service of retired NFL players. More than 1,500 of the NFL’s best have already joined this crusade for better health. 

Hundreds of our guys have discovered health issues that needed to be addressed. Shouldn’t you join this team now? 

Please contact them to reserve a time slot at 732-842-5584 or Email them at if you have any questions.

Tests Performed:


Blood Pressure Determinations

Extensive Blood Testing

Body Composition Measurements


Carotid Ultrasound Exam

CT Calcium Score of the Heart

Doctor’s exit interview 


About Jeff Nixon

Jeff was a first team consensus All-American from the University of Richmond in 1978. He is 7th in NCAA history with 23 career interceptions. Played for the Buffalo Bills 1979-1984. Led the team with 6 interceptions in Rookie Year. Holds Bills record for 4 takeaways in a single game - 3 interceptions and a fumble recovery. Tied Bills record with four consecutive games with an interception. After 5 knee surgeries Jeff retired from pro football in 1985. He worked for 13 years (1988-2000) as the Youth Bureau Director for Buffalo and Erie County. He has worked for the past 11 years as the Youth Employment Director for Buffalo. Plays guitar and was voted best R&B guitar player by Buffalo Nightlife Magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008.

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