Offseason injury news throughout the NFL often comes in bits and pieces, based more on media reports and press conferences rather than official injury lists. As such, fans might sometimes be left wondering which injuries are troublesome and which aren't.
In other words, a particular player's prognosis might remain a bit of a mystery for quite some time.
Sometimes, though, it's painfully clear—literally. During the early portion of the 2014 offseason, a number of serious or season-ending injuries dotted the NFL landscape.
With training camps opening soon, let's take a look at five of the most damaging injuries that took place this offseason, ranked from least to most concerning based on a rough composite of injury severity and potential impact if the injury on the player's respective NFL squad.