1. Ryan Fitzpatrick's Broken Leg Leaves Texans Scrambling at Quarterback Position

    The 7-7 Houston Texans will need to finish the season without starting quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick . According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport , Fitzpatrick suffered a broken leg on Sunday, and the injury will end his season...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 5,970 reads 26 comments

  2. NFL Week 15 Injury Notebook

    A different type of injury left the entire NFL community holding its breath during the early portions of Week 15. Early Tuesday afternoon, a car accident hospitalized Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 7,932 reads 4 comments

  3. Why Zach Mettenberger Can't Play Through Latest Shoulder Injury

    Zach Mettenberger is no stranger to injury. The Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback tore his ACL late last year, ending his college career, and reports of a back issue ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 2,743 reads 17 comments

  4. NFL Week 14 Injury Notebook

    Week 14 kicked off Thursday night, and it saw the NFL 's third internal organ injury in less than a week. In other words, it's not always bones, joints and tendons...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 4,885 reads 2 comments

  5. Jadeveon Clowney Struggling with Complicated, Less Common Knee Injury

    Like clockwork, six weeks to the day after Houston Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney underwent an arthroscopic knee procedure that reportedly carried a recovery time of four to six weeks, toes started to tap ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 17,379 reads 39 comments

  6. NFL Week 13 Injury Notebook

    Whether your Thanksgiving saw you warm up your rotator cuff in order to play quarterback for the family football game or doze off to sleep after a large meal—though please keep ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 7,561 reads 2 comments

  7. Tashaun Gipson's Knee Injury a Major Blow to Browns Secondary

    A last-second Billy Cundiff field goal snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, but safety Tashaun Gipson 's knee injury marred his team's otherwise strong road trip...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 6,937 reads 8 comments

  8. NFL Week 12 Injury Notebook

    The NFL continues to push on into Week 12, just as injuries continue to mount. At this point in the year, the possibility of health beating talent starts to become a reality...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 6,145 reads 0 comments

  9. Best-Case, Worst-Case Injury Scenarios for Julius Thomas' Ankle Sprain

    The Denver Broncos ' trip to St. Louis went from bad to worse on Sunday when tight end Julius Thomas went down with an ankle injury, a sprain that could seriously change the face of Peyton Manning 's dynamic offense...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 18,983 reads 15 comments

  10. NFL Week 11 Injury Notebook

    Sometimes, appearances can be deceiving when it comes to NFL injuries, and the days leading up to Week 11's matchups proved to be no exception...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 4 months ago 7,637 reads 3 comments

  11. Carson Palmer's Freak ACL Tear Latest Knee Injury to Rock NFC West Landscape

    A knee injury sent shockwaves through the NFC West once again when Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer suffered a torn ACL on Sunday following a seemingly innocuous plant of his left leg...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 2,544 reads 0 comments

  12. NFL Week 10 Injury Notebook

    In the NFL , players run the risk of suffering a serious injury on every single play, whether it's during Week 10, conference championship week or the preseason...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 6,498 reads 0 comments

  13. What's Next for Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles After Foles' Broken Clavicle?

    The injury bug bit the Philadelphia Eagles Week 9, as starting quarterback Nick Foles went down with a clavicle fracture during the second quarter of the team's matchup against the Houston Texans ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 7,586 reads 15 comments

  14. NFL Week 9 Injury Notebook

    With the conclusion of Week 9's games, the 2014 NFL season will pass its halfway point. The ever-lengthening list of injured players throughout the league certainly reflects the toll of a long first two months...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 9,756 reads 2 comments

  15. Jake Long's Torn ACL a Major, Unlucky Blow to the Rams Offensive Line

    For the St. Louis Rams , injury made an already-awful late-October Sunday take a turn for the worse when veteran left tackle Jake Long 's season likely ended due to a torn ACL...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 4,151 reads 6 comments

  16. NFL Week 8 Injury Notebook

    Jadeveon Clowney 's NFL career started off on the wrong foot due to injury, but the rookie himself told The Houston Chronicle 's John McClain that he would "be surprised" if he doesn't suit up Week 8...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 9,088 reads 0 comments

  17. Buffalo Bills Backfield Hurting After Spiller, Jackson Suffer Serious Injuries

    Disaster struck the Buffalo Bills on Sunday when almost incomprehensibly bad luck sent running backs Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller to the locker room within minutes of each other due to serious injuries...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 4,585 reads 0 comments

  18. NFL Week 7 Injury Notebook

    The NFL world stood still for roughly 30 seconds last week during Sunday Night Football when New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz sobbed as he left the field on a cart...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 5 months ago 11,116 reads 2 comments

  19. Breaking Down Dee Milliner's Achilles Tendon Tear, Mechanism of Injury

    New York Jets cornerback Dee Milliner 's injury-plagued 2014 NFL season likely came to a close on Sunday due to an Achilles tendon tear...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 6 months ago 4,755 reads 23 comments

  20. NFL Week 6 Injury Notebook

    While Week 4 offered the NFL a relative break from injuries in terms of both quantity and severity, Week 5 regrettably picked up right where the league left off earlier in September...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 6 months ago 12,506 reads 11 comments

  21. Inside the 2014 Numbers of Each MLB Team's Regular-Season Injury Impact

    For the past 10 years, I've been keeping track of injuries in baseball. Using a proprietary database, the difference in how teams manage injuries has often led to insights. Some teams are good at keeping their players healthy; some aren't...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 8,447 reads 2 comments

  22. NFL Week 5 Injury Notebook

    After a rough start to the season, Week 4 seemingly gave the NFL a relative break on the injury front. Elsewhere, bye weeks are continuing to offer hurting players an extra week of rest and recovery...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 6 months ago 10,647 reads 3 comments

  23. College Football Lacks Concussion Policy, Could Lead to Tragedy

    The video is tough to watch. Shane Morris staggers after taking a direct hit to his helmet. He collapses, reaching for his teammate to keep him upright. Immediately, his teammates begin waving to the sidelines...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 6 months ago 11,144 reads 20 comments

  24. Best-Case, Worst-Case Injury Scenarios for Derek Carr's High-Ankle, MCL Sprains

    Nothing went right for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, and quarterback Derek Carr's ankle and knee injuries added insult to injury—or injury to insult, as the case may be. Midway through his team's 38-14 loss , Carr went down awkwardly...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 6 months ago 12,262 reads 19 comments

  25. NFL Week 4 Injury Notebook

    Talk of an injury epidemic in the NFL continues, and Week 3 certainly did not help stall the conversation...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 6 months ago 10,205 reads 4 comments