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Nfl Injuries

A Triangle of Triceps Tears

Abby Sims | Posted 10.21.2012 | Sports
Abby Sims

One of the significant NFL injuries this month is a torn triceps. Eugene Amano of the Tennessee Titans had the unfortunate distinction of giving Levi Brown and Jason Hunter a preview by tearing his right triceps in practice on August 2.

Sex Is Bad

Evan Shapiro | Posted 07.01.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Welcome to TV in America, where violence, no matter how malicious or senseless, is just fine but sex is decried, maligned and verboten in all but the most secure corners of the schedule. TV's ban on sexuality not only covers scenes of nudity or sexual acts, but our very language itself.

The Fallout From Gregg Williams' NFL Bounties Program

Danny Groner | Posted 05.04.2012 | Sports
Danny Groner

NFL fans and commentators are up in arms amid revelations that acclaimed coach Gregg Williams encouraged his defenders to injure opponents, for which they'd collect bounties. Here's a rundown of what some commentators are saying about the scandal.

Bears Place Injured Stars On IR

AP | By ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 12.27.2011 | Sports

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears have placed quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte on injured reserve, meaning they will miss the s...

How Bad Is Adrian Peterson's Knee Injury?

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 02.23.2012 | Sports

LANDOVER, Md. — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tore a ligament in his left knee Saturday after taking a direct hit in a 33-26 wi...

Bears WR Needs Surgery After Serious Back Injury

AP | By ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

CHICAGO -- Bears receiver Johnny Knox will have surgery to stabilize a vetebra in his lower to mid back after being taken from the field on a cart in ...

Bears Player Carried Off Field Following Frightening Back Injury

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.18.2011 | Sports

Early in the first quarter of the Bears' game with the Seahawks at Soldier Field, Chicago wide receiver Johnny Knox suffered a frightening back injury...

OUCH: Big Ben Suffers Scary Injury Against Brown

AP | Posted 12.09.2011 | Sports

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returned to start the second half against Cleveland on Thursday night ...

Colts Running Back A "Long Shot" To Play

AP | Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts running back Joseph Addai says he's a "long shot" to play Sunday at Cincinnati because of a strained hamstring. Addai was hurt ...

Jamaal Charles Season In Jeopardy After Knee Injury

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.18.2011 | Sports

Jamaal Charles could be out awhile for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Dallas Cowboys are thankful Tony Romo came back quickly. The Chiefs' All-Pro runni...

Bills WR Returns To Practice

AP | Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Buffalo Bills receiver Stevie Johnson returned to practice on Friday, and is expected to play on Sunday against the Oakland Raid...

75 Former NFL Players Sue League

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Sports

LOS ANGELES -- Seventy-five former players are suing the National Football League, claiming the league concealed information about the danger of concu...

NFLPA: Injuries Up In 2010

AP | BARRY WILNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

NEW YORK — The NFL players union says the average number of injuries has risen during the 2010 season. In a report released Friday called "Dang...

Longer Season Means More Injuries For NFL Players

AP | TIM DAHLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Listen to the players and their labor dispute with the NFL comes down to something no rational union in a thriving industry would accept: Work longer ...

Can Brain Trauma in NFL Players Be Rehabilitated?

Daniel G. Amen, M.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Daniel G. Amen, M.D

Does playing professional football put players at risk for long-term damage to the brain?