1. 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 3 days ago 21,889 reads 3 comments

  2. 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 5 days ago 17,123 reads 12 comments

  3. 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 days ago 2,982 reads 1 comments

  4. 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 12 days ago 18,154 reads 5 comments

  5. 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 17 days ago 16,804 reads 23 comments

  6. 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 21 days ago 4,808 reads 4 comments

  7. 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 24 days ago 5,755 reads 9 comments

  8. 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 29 days ago 3,932 reads 2 comments

  9. 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 8,856 reads 34 comments

  10. 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 6,352 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 3,219 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 9,289 reads 14 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 1 month ago 8,591 reads 11 comments

  14. 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 11,259 reads 7 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 15,395 reads 19 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 87,725 reads 42 comments

  17. 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 47,768 reads 75 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 8,828 reads 8 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 29,073 reads 116 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 9,773 reads 11 comments

  21. 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 5,069 reads 0 comments

  22. Should Texans Worry About Jadeveon Clowney's Health Heading into Training Camp?

    Earlier this month, Houston Texans fans received a bit of a scare when star defender and No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney underwent sports hernia surgery...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 11,905 reads 33 comments

  23. Does the NFL Need to Do More to Limit Injury Risks in Offseason Workouts?

    During the 2013 offseason, an NFL player went down with a serious injury almost daily—or at least it seemed like it. An ACL here. An Achilles there. Day after day, seasons ended before they began...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 8,887 reads 13 comments

  24. The Biggest NFL Injury Concerns Emerging This Offseason, Part 1

    Every year, some injuries end NFL seasons before they begin. Others can put a player's ability to start Week 1 in serious doubt. 2014 is, unfortunately, following suit...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 24,283 reads 41 comments

  25. Sean Weatherspoon's Injury: What to Expect Following His Achilles Tendon Rupture

    The unfortunate reality of NFL offseason workouts is that injuries—such as Atlanta Falcons linebacker Sean Weatherspoon 's ruptured Achilles tendon—will continue to pop up from time to time...

    Dave Siebert, M.D. Written by Dave Siebert, M.D. about 3 months ago 8,177 reads 6 comments