NFL Injuries

Dr. Morse’s top NFL injuries by position

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Top Injuries By Position

QBs

Andrew Luck – recovering from labral repair + (what else?). VERY CONCERNED. Avoid unless steal.

Cam Newton – recovering from rotator cuff repair, shorter passes, helps Olsen & McCaffrey

Joe Flacco – back issue (disk herniation?), expected to return for Week 1

Ryan Tannehill – torn ACL, Cutler vs. Moore. Should be good next yr w/out limitations

 

RBs

Devonta Freeman – in concussion protocol, likely being extra careful w/ him, still top 5

Leonard Fournette – foot?, hx of foot/ankle injuries, concerned about team around him

Thomas Rawls (SEA RB) – coming off fractured ankle, if returns to form, he’s a steal

Ezekiel Elliott (suspension) – Does he come back & become a top 10 RB ROS? AVOID.

Le’Veon Bell – announced on Twitter last night he would arrive at camp 9/1/17.

                         

Impact: DRAFT AWAY!

Jay Ajayi – completed concussion protocol, still top 10 RB

Mike Gillislee (NE RB) – hamstring injury but returned to practice, goal-line back in NE

Latavius Murray (MIN RB) – recovering from ankle surgery, Dalvin Cook time to shine?

Kenyan Drake (MIA RB) – released from concussion protocol

Ty Montgomery (GB) – banged up, top 20 RB upside w/ potent GB offense, potential steal

 

WRs

Odell Beckham Jr. – High-ankle sprain

Amari Cooper – quad injury, top 10 guy

Jordan Matthews – chip fracture of sternum, Eagles -> Bills, new #1

John Brown (ARI) – quad injury, Sickle Cell Trait

Brandon Marshall – Xrays on shoulder negative

Doug Baldwin – foot?, top 15 guy

Julio Jones – history of Jones fractures with screw placement, Falcons being careful w/ him

Sammy Watkins (now on Rams) – foot injury

Marqise Lee (JAC) – high-ankle sprain, 4-6 weeks

Brehsad Perriman (BAL) – grade-2 hamstring, their WR3 (Maclin, Wallace)

Markus Wheaton (CHI) – broken finger, s/p appendectomy

Anquan Boldin (BUF) – Retiring or just changing teams?

 

TEs

Rob Gronkowski – back (3rd disckectomy), still #1 TE w/ risk

Jordan Reed – sprained toe injury, returned to practice, orthotics in shoe helping. RISKY.

Travis Kelce – recovering from shoulder surgery (shoulder clean out). BUY BUY BUY.

Eric Ebron – hamstring injuries, already 2nd time this preseason. HIGH RISK/REWARD.

 

Other Important Injuries

Ryan Kelly (Colts C) – foot injury, limited details

Cairo Santos (KC kicker) – groin injury, concerning, avoid drafting

 

Done for year: Kenneth Dixon, Quincy Enunwa, Bishop Sankey

 

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