1. Cam Newton's Week 1 Medical, Fantasy Football Risk Due to Rib, Ankle Injuries

    Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continues to deal with two offseason and preseason medical issues—first, surgery for a lingering ankle injury and later a broken ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 11 hours ago 4,662 reads 10 comments

  2. Making Sense of the Recent Neck and Spine Injuries Throughout the NFL

    The fact that the NFL remains an inherently violent league comes as a surprise to no one, but the recent apparent spike in neck and cervical spine injuries is hard to ignore...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 days ago 4,071 reads 4 comments

  3. Masahiro Tanaka's Elbow Presents Unique Risk Regardless of 2014 or 2015 Return

    "Shut him down!" With each pitch that Masahiro Tanaka throws, the cries from fans echo fainter. When it would have been simpler to let their ace wait and watch as Derek Jeter's ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 7 days ago 7,671 reads 13 comments

  4. Sam Bradford's Injury: Clarifying Confusion Leading Up to His Torn ACL Diagnosis

    On Saturday night, a nightmarish scene unfolded for St. Louis Rams fans when quarterback Sam Bradford went to the turf with an apparent knee injury, one that eventually received the dreaded torn ACL diagnosis...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 8 days ago 5,257 reads 9 comments

  5. Examining Darnell Dockett's Torn ACL and the Non-Contact Injury 'Perfect Storm'

    The injury bug bit the Arizona Cardinals on Monday when defensive end Darnell Dockett went down during practice with a torn ACL. According to NFL ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 13 days ago 3,520 reads 2 comments

  6. What's Next for Falcons Tackle Sam Baker After a 2nd Patellar Tendon Injury?

    After battling a left patellar tendon injury last year, Atlanta Falcons left tackle Sam Baker suffered a right-side tear on Saturday during a preseason game against the Houston Texans ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 15 days ago 8,587 reads 34 comments

  7. How Troy Tulowitzki's Hip Problems Compare to Those That Derailed A-Rod

    According to Patrick Saunders of The Denver Post , Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have hip surgery on Friday, ending his 2014 season...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 18 days ago 3,674 reads 5 comments

  8. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Machado, Verlander, DeGrom and More

    There are a lot of debates in baseball. It's what drives the sport, I think. It's the same for injuries. How much comes down to luck and how much is preventable? How much is workload ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 19 days ago 5,893 reads 6 comments

  9. Marvin Jones' Foot Injury: What to Know About His Broken 5th Metatarsal

    According to Cincinnati Bengals writer Geoff Hobson , Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton will start the season without one of his prime targets, wide receiver Marvin Jones , who is recovering from a foot injury...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 20 days ago 4,871 reads 1 comments

  10. Analyzing Dee Milliner's Injury Prognosis as He Recovers from High Ankle Sprain

    The injury bug bit the New York Jets secondary over the weekend when cornerbacks Dee Milliner and Dexter McDougle went down with ankle and knee injuries, respectively. According to Jets editor-in-chief Randy Lange , McDougle suffered a torn ACL.

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 21 days ago 3,114 reads 7 comments

  11. Should Broncos Fans, Fantasy Owners Worry About Montee Ball's Appendectomy?

    According to ESPN's Adam Schefter , Denver Broncos running back Montee Ball underwent an appendectomy on Monday. Schefter 's source added the Broncos expect Ball to recover in time for the regular-season opener...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 25 days ago 9,113 reads 14 comments

  12. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on McCutchen, Tanaka, Lee and More

    A.J. Preller is the new general manager of the San Diego Padres. He's a great pick in my opinion. He's the consummate scout with the ability to find and manage international signings in the new limited environment, as well as a snappy dresser ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 25 days ago 9,043 reads 1 comments

  13. Examining Glenn Dorsey's Biceps Tear as Injury-Plagued 49ers Preseason Continues

    As if the San Francisco 49ers needed another serious injury, defensive tackle Glenn Dorsey suffered a torn biceps over the weekend, an injury that might end his 2014 season before it begins...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 28 days ago 8,503 reads 11 comments

  14. What Paul George Will Face on His Road to Recovery

    Paul George suffered a gruesome injury on Friday, fracturing both the tibia and fibula of his right leg. George's leg collided with the stanchion below the basket and snapped the bones, necessitating immediate surgery to correct the issue...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 1 month ago 174,118 reads 284 comments

  15. Closer Look at LaMichael James' Injury, Recovery from a Dislocated Elbow

    The beginning of training camp did not prove kind to San Francisco 49ers running backs LaMichael James and Kendall Hunter, both of whom went down with injuries on back-to-back days earlier this week...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 1 month ago 10,180 reads 7 comments