1. 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 2 hours ago 20 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 days ago 2,933 reads 6 comments

  3. 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 7 days ago 8,832 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 12 days ago 4,069 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 14 days ago 10,960 reads 2 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 4,563 reads 23 comments

  7. 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 21 days ago 12,314 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 28 days ago 10,488 reads 3 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 12,005 reads 19 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 9,980 reads 4 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 11,265 reads 9 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 12,647 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 24,258 reads 3 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 17,384 reads 12 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 3,597 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 18,275 reads 5 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 17,089 reads 23 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 5,228 reads 4 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 6,143 reads 9 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 4,077 reads 2 comments

  21. 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 3 months ago 8,960 reads 34 comments

  22. 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 3 months ago 7,145 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 3 months ago 3,324 reads 7 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 9,421 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 3 months ago 8,697 reads 11 comments