1. 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 3 days ago 11,072 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 9,584 reads 4 comments

  3. 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 10 days ago 10,884 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 12 days ago 12,377 reads 4 comments

  5. 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 17 days ago 24,123 reads 3 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 17,225 reads 12 comments

  7. 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 23 days ago 3,360 reads 1 comments

  8. 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 26 days ago 18,213 reads 5 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 1 month ago 17,024 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 1 month ago 5,113 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 5,880 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 3,984 reads 2 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 8,887 reads 34 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 6,704 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 3,262 reads 7 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 9,344 reads 14 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 8,617 reads 11 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 11,855 reads 7 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 15,434 reads 19 comments

  20. Rounding Up Latest Injury Reports from Training Camp

    NFL training camps are underway, and as the season inches closer, injury reports are becoming clearer with the help of the physically unable to perform (PUP) lists...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 87,754 reads 42 comments

  21. Highlighting the Most Damaging Injuries of the NFL Offseason so Far

    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...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 2 months ago 47,809 reads 75 comments

  22. Closer Look at Jon Beason's Foot Injury, Sesamoid Fracture

    Last month, New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason went down with a foot injury—specifically, a sesamoid bone fracture and a torn ligament in his foot...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 8,870 reads 8 comments

  23. Should Anyone Take the Risk on Free-Agent TE Jermichael Finley?

    Last October, a terrifying collision left tight end Jermichael Finley briefly paralyzed on the turf of Lambeau Field. Much to everyone's relief, Finley recovered quite well...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 29,150 reads 116 comments

  24. Injury Updates on the NFL's Biggest Names Heading into Training Camp

    The NFL 's down months continue to wear on, but as the 2014 preseason closes in, ongoing injury concerns will start to draw more and more attention. Elsewhere, new injuries may—and almost certainly will—surface in the weeks to come...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 9,788 reads 11 comments

  25. What's Next for Kiko Alonso Following His Knee Injury and ACL Tear?

    According to NFL .com's Gregg Rosenthal , the Buffalo Bills announced that up-and-coming linebacker Kiko Alonso went down this week with a torn left ACL. Rosenthal adds that the injury occurred during a workout in Oregon...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 5,107 reads 0 comments