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Donte' Stallworth OK'd after hot-air balloon accident

Donte' Stallworth is back in business.'s Ian Rapoport reported on Friday that the veteran wide receiver has been cleared to resume football activities on the heels of his March hot-air balloon accident.

Stallworth and his girlfriend suffered burns when the balloon they were riding over Miami collided with power lines. Stallworth suffered no permanent damage, but the incident shook him.

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"In that moment, I thought my eyes would close and I'd never wake up again," Stallworth said in April.

Stallworth hopes to resume his career, but whether or not he'll draw interest from an NFL team is another story. At 32, he's played for six different clubs since 2006 and has just 84 catches over the past four seasons.

One logical landing spot might be with the New England Patriots, where Stallworth had a cup of coffee in 2012. The wideout signed with the Patriots in December and caught one pass for a 63-yard touchdown against the Houston Texans before being placed on injured reserve one day later with a high ankle sprain.

In short, it's been a weird few months for Stallworth.

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