When we realized that the NFL lockout was coming to an end this offseason, the questions began to be raised about the potential impact.
One of the most common concerns was how the lack of a proper offseason conditioning and training camp would impact the players. There were expectations that injuries could play a huge role in the way the season plays out.
So far, we have seen some major injuries take place during the preseason and the first three weeks of the season.
While not all of the injuries have been season-ending, they are significant enough to impact the outcome of games early in the season.
Here are five injuries that have had a huge impact on their respective teams.