During Week 11,1 D’Onta Foreman, the Texans promising rookie running back, tore his Achilles tendon. Many were expecting Foreman to greatly cut into Lamar Miller’s workload in 2018, possibly even supplanting him as the lead running back in the Houston backfield. The question then arises: how will this injury affect
Those of you who listen to Tod Burros’ Run to Daylight Podcast have heard me talk about Andrew Luck’s shoulder ad nauseum.
Carson Palmer suffered what was reported to be an ulna “nightstick” fracture of his left/non-throwing forearm during Week 7.
J.J. Watt, Houston’s star defensive lineman, suffered a lateral tibial plateau fracture on the first drive of Week 5. The tibial plateau involves the knee joint at the top of the shin bone and is a very significant injury.
David Johnson, the player I paid the most for in all of my auction drafts Arizona’s star running back, suffered a wrist injury this past Sunday. It was initially reported that X-rays were negative and he had suffered a wrist sprain. Then it was reported that he dislocated his wrist.
On July 26th, it was reported that Joe Flacco, the Ravens QB, injured his back while weightlifting. He was expected to miss “a week or two” of practice. He’s now missed the entire preseason and has still not been medically cleared to practice.
Yesterday in training camp, Texans wide receiver Will Fuller and Giants receiver Sterling Shepard suffered injuries. Dr. Jeffrey Budoff, M.D. is here to provide an injury outlook for the two second-year wideouts.
Cam Newton, Carolina’s star quarter back, injured his throwing shoulder’s rotator cuff on December 11, 2016, Week 14 against the then-San Diego Chargers. He played the last two games of the season with this injury, and performed relatively poorly.
Eddy Lacy, the Seahawks new running back, injured his right ankle during Week 6 of last season, and was placed on injured reserve. In October he underwent surgical repair of his fracture and deltoid ligament injury, requiring “wires, 2 screws and a plate.”
Le’veon Bell suffered a sports hernia injury during the 2016 playoffs. He tried to treat his injury non-operatively, but finally realized that he needed to have it repaired; surgery was performed on March 13, 2017. He was given a six week timetable for recovery.