David Price gets some positive news

Red Sox nation breathed a sigh of relief when news broke Friday afternoon that David Price would not be undergoing surgery on his left (throwing) elbow. Concern about Price’s elbow began on Wednesday. He had pitched a simulated 2-inning game on Tuesday and developed increasing soreness in the elbow that was more than his usual…

Dependability is more important than ability

  Dependability may just be the trait most highly regarded by the Patriots organization. Bill Belichick has gone on record many times saying that “dependability is more important than ability,” a statement that defines the Patriot Way. Dependability has many meanings – players need to be dependable in the classroom (studying plays and film), dependable…

Ryan Tannehill ACL/MCL Injury Update

Today there were some updates on Tannehill’s knee injury. I decided to make a video because I’ve had enough typing for the day…   Follow me on Twitter @jessdeede for more injury updates!

Patriots Reduce Injury Rates in 2016

Midway through the 2016 season, Bill Belichick was happy with the health of his team. On a conference call with the press, he spoke about a new problem the team had developed – with so many healthy players on the roster, who should they put on the field? I looked at the injury rates midseason and, while…

AFC Championship week edition of Injury Report

(Photo credit to Mike Giardi ) New England Patriots Danny Amendola (WR) was limited in practice yesterday with a high ankle sprain after being a full participant last week. He played a limited number of snaps last weekend in the Divisional round. I don’t think this is a major setback for a high ankle injury that…

Week 17 Injuries: Patriots-Dolphins

Injuries to New England’s offense on the mend. Miami’s defense takes a major injury hit while their starting QB attempts to battle his way back in time for the playoffs. New England Patriots 1. Danny Amendola (WR) – Amendola suffered what looked like a high ankle sprain 3 1/2 weeks ago fielding a punt against the Rams. He…

Mariota & Carr – a tale of two ankles

Christmas eve was unfortunately a big day for injuries. As I was wrangling an over-sugared and under-rested 2 year old at a crowded church service my phone was silently buzzing away in my pocket. Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota and Oakland Raiders QB Derek Carr both went down with similar ankle injuries that will sadly…

Injuries impacting the Patriots’ offense and special teams

1. Danny Amendola was returning a punt against the Rams 2 weeks ago game against the Rams when he injured his right ankle. In the last couple seconds of the video below you can see his right foot get stuck against the turf as the ankle inverts (collapses in) and rotates. This is a classic mechanism…