He revealed that he learned of the diagnosis during a routine physical with the New Orleans Saints’ medical staff.
Hodgkin’s lymphoma is a type of cancer that starts in white blood cells called lymphocytes, which are part of the body’s immune system.
It causes swollen lymph nodes and growths.
Moreau was a fourth-round selection of the Raiders in the 2019 NFL Draft and played four seasons with the team, compiling 91 receptions for 1,107 yards and 12 touchdowns in that time.
He had a career-high 33 catches for 420 yards and two touchdowns last season before hitting free agency.
In his statement on social media, Moreau said he was grateful for the support and thankful for people who have stood firm with him. He vowed to beat cancer “and get back to doing what I love!” .