Injuries during the preseason are pointless and can derail playoff aspirations for teams around the National Football League. This is one of the primary reasons that there has been a lot of talk about shortening this somewhat meaningless exhibition season to just two games.
These injures have seemed to become commonplace around the league, and 2012 is not different. There are multiple running backs who appear to be questionable for the start of the regular year.
While Adrian Peterson is on the verge of returning to action, Ryan Mathews suffered another injury in what has already been a disastrous early career in that aspect.
Wide receivers have gone down, important offensive linemen have seen their seasons lost, and even the occasional quarterback finds himself on the injury list.
Let's take a look at who's hurting the most after two weeks of the 2012 NFL preseason.