Phillip Lindsay, Denver’s Pro Bowl running back, sustained a serious wrist injury during his Week 16 game against the Oakland Raiders. He was placed on IR with what was reported to be a scaphoid fracture as well as a scapho-lunate ligament injury.
Derrius Guice, Washington’s rookie running back, tore his ACL during the preseason. Over 90 percent of NFL athletes who tear their ACL are able to return to their previous level of play. In fact, these days, it’s almost assumed that will happen without fail. When that doesn’t occur in
Alex Smith, Washington’s starting quarterback, suffered a broken tibia (shin bone) and fibula (small foreleg bone) during a Week 11 sack by the Texans. What does it mean for his future?
Marcus Mariota, the Titans’ starting quarterback, left Week 11’s game following an injury. Initial reports stated that he re-injured his throwing elbow, which had already suffered an ulnar nerve injury earlier this season. That initial injury made it difficult for him to grip and throw the football for
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Jeffrey Budoff provides injury analysis for Albert Wilson. Wilson, a Miami Dolphins wide receiver, suffered a right hip subluxation Week 7. It was later reported that he also had a ‘significant injury’ to his hip’s labrum. So what does that mean?
Jason Peters, Philadelphia’s left tackle, tore his biceps tendon Week 6 on Thursday night football. Upon announcement of this injury, the obvious question was asked: Is this a season-ending injury? The answer: It depends on whether he tore the biceps tendon at the elbow or at the shoulder.
Ezekiel Elliott, star running back for Dallas, got banged up in Weeek 4 and is now dealing with bursitis in his knee and an ankle injury. During the game, Elliott was spotted limping several times on the sidelines. Nonetheless, he still had an excellent game and is currently the NFL’s leading
Injury insight from our orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Budoff. Anthony Miller, Chicago’s rookie wide receiver, dislocated his left shoulder twice Week 3, as confirmed by head coach Matt Nagy.
Fantasy football injury insight from our orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeffrey Budoff.
Doug Baldwin, Seattle’s No. 1 wide receiver, was sidelined this preseason with what was probably an arthritic left knee condition. He said he was only at 80-85 percent, which has been seized upon by fantasy pundits, many of which lowered him significantly in their rankings beyond the usual “injury discount.”