Players Concerned More About Knee Injuries


We’ve heard many defensive players talk about the increased risk of knee and leg injuries that they believe will be a result of the league’s crackdown on hits to the head and a survey of current players done by USA Today finds that current players are more concerned about those injuries than they are about head injuries.

The survey of 290 players who were on rosters in December found that 46 percent were most concerned about a knee or leg injury compared to 24 percent who were most worried by the prospect of head or neck injuries.

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