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The Carolina Panthers reportedly placed tight end Greg Olsen on injured reserve after he suffered a foot injury during Sunday's 9-3 victory over the Buffalo Bills. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news Tuesday. This comes after Olsen confirmed he broke his foot following the game, per Jourdan Rodrigue of the Charlotte Observer. Schefter shared a...

Kansas City Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder said Sunday that running back Spencer Ware has a torn PCL, according to BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com and Terez A. Paylor of the Kansas City Star. "You can play with that, but [he] also has damage to LCL [and the] staff thinks he [probably] needs season-ending surgery," Paylor reported. This...

The Miami Dolphins' running game has taken a big leap forward in recent seasons, but their depth may be tested, as running back Kenyan Drake potentially suffered a head injury during Monday's practice. Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald shared word of the injury, noting Drake took a "flush, helmet-to-helmet hit from corner Torry McTyer during team...

As the Carolina Panthers prepare to open training camp on July 25, head coach Ron Rivera is not expecting quarterback Cam Newton to be 100 percent recovered from offseason shoulder surgery right away. Speaking to The MMQB's Albert Breer, Rivera had this to say when asked about Newton being back to full strength when camp opens: “I wouldn’t say...

At first, the condition feels like fatigue. "It's like a regular tired feeling," according to Jerraud Powers, who played defensive back for eight NFL seasons with it. If the player tries to power through, as football players so often do, the symptoms rapidly get worse. "There's constant cramping," said former Ravens receiver Devard Darling, who...

The NFL has issued a statement regarding New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and comments made by his wife, Gisele Bundchen, about him suffering a concussion last season. In the statement, released by NFL.com, the NFL notes there are no records to indicate Brady suffered a concussion during the 2016 season: "We have reviewed all reports...

Star Ifeacho, a sophomore at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, Kentucky, died at the age of 15 on Wednesday. Fayette County Schools spokeswoman Lisa Deffendall said in a press release Ifeacho collapsed in the locker room during an open-gym session in front of coaches and trainers, per Valarie Honeycutt Spears of the Lexington...

Bleacher ReportSports Illustrated

 •  November 23, 2016

When the first female NFL head coach dons her headset on the sideline in 10 years, it will be remarkable because of how unremarkable women on the sideline will be by then. She will be a trailblazer, of course. But she will not be alone. There will be a female coordinator here, a female head athletic trainer there, female position coaches, scouts,...

Bleacher ReportSports Illustrated

 •  November 2, 2016

Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday's clash with the Jacksonville Jaguars after Alex Smith was ruled out Wednesday. BJ Kissel of the Chiefs' official website passed along the news. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports noted the Chiefs confirmed Smith will be inactive for the Week 9 contest. Smith's status has...

Bleacher ReportSports Illustrated

 •  February 1, 2016

Los Angeles Lakers power forward Larry Nance Jr. is going to miss some time due to a knee injury. Continue for updates. Nance Could Return Mid-February Monday, Feb. 1 The Lakers announced on Monday that they will shut down forward Larry Nance Jr. until after the All-Star break due to a sore right knee. The rookie has appeared in 40 games this...