1. Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Clay Matthews' Groin Injury

    An already tough Sunday for the Green Bay Packers took a turn for the worse when linebacker Clay Matthews left his team's matchup against the Detroit Lions with a groin injury...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 8 months ago 9,411 reads 9 comments

  2. NFL Week 3 Injury Notebook

    As the NFL heads into Week 3, player health is starting to take its toll. Last Sunday offered a bona fide onslaught of serious injuries, shaking up teams across the country. Team injury reports seem to be growing by the day...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 8 months ago 12,820 reads 4 comments

  3. Jamaal Charles' Injury, Fantasy Outlooks Following His Week 2 Ankle Sprain

    Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles could not avoid Week 2's nasty, injury-filled Sunday, going down with an ankle sprain early during his team's matchup with the Denver Broncos ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 8 months ago 24,403 reads 3 comments

  4. NFL Week 2 Injury Notebook

    The first week of the 2014 NFL season officially came to a close Monday night. The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos picked up where they left off, representing the class of the NFC and AFC, respectively...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 9 months ago 17,575 reads 12 comments

  5. How Giancarlo Stanton's Horrific HBP Will Impact the Star Slugger's Future

    There are few things in sports more scary than watching a player, especially a star like Giancarlo Stanton , fall to the ground...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 110,200 reads 91 comments

  6. Achilles Tendon Tears Plaguing NFL Teams After Week 1

    Over the course of less than 24 hours, the NFL saw three of its players go down with Achilles tendon tears, the third such injury belonging to Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis ...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 9 months ago 3,954 reads 1 comments

  7. NFL Week 1 Injury Notebook

    With a Seattle Seahawks 36-16 victory over the Green Bay Packers, the 2014 NFL season kicked off Thursday night. Pete Carroll's team reminded the football world why it won Super Bowl XLVIII, and both teams now look forward to Week 2...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 9 months ago 18,378 reads 5 comments

  8. Outlook for Packers OT Bryan Bulaga Following Latest Knee Injury

    Worries about the durability of the right side of the Green Bay Packers offensive lines were answered quickly in Week 1, but not positively. Bryan Bulaga left in the first half with a knee injury...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 9 months ago 8,074 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 17,211 reads 23 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 5,576 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 8,449 reads 13 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 6,482 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 4,293 reads 2 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 8,956 reads 34 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 4,869 reads 5 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 6,178 reads 6 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 7,800 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 3,463 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 9,524 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 9,210 reads 1 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 8,802 reads 10 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 176,053 reads 283 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 14,187 reads 6 comments

  24. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Tulowitzki, Tanaka, Harvey and More

    The trade deadline is always an exciting time around baseball, but if you look closely, team health feeds the deadline. Teams are replacing players they expected to have...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 10 months ago 4,135 reads 0 comments

  25. Best-Case, Worst-Case Injury Scenarios for David Wilson Following Neck 'Burner'

    Earlier this year, New York Giants running back David Wilson underwent spinal fusion surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 10 months ago 15,954 reads 19 comments