NFL camps open this week and since 2005, when Aaron Schatz convinced me that covering football injuries would be "fun," I've done double duty. It was that whole Bo Jackson pitch he made. I'll be doing the same at Bleacher Report, though you've already seen me cover basketball, MMA, pro wrestling and soccer here, so adding in the NFL season will hardly phase anyone.
I mention this because the baseball injuries don't stop just because the NFL season starts. It's always bothered me how many people, especially in the fantasy industry, shift away about this time. I get that the big money in that market is football based, but if you can't finish, why start?
UTK won't change. It will be here every week, all the way through baseball season. I'll still cover the big injuries with the same kind of in-depth coverage I have all season. In other words, football season just makes me work harder, not differently.
There's a ton of injuries impacting teams around MLB right now and I'm sure they've had an effect on your fantasy teams as well. Powered by commitment to you, let's take a look around the leagues: