Posts Tagged 'fantasy football'

How Will Dennis Pitta’s Hip Dislocation Affect His Season?

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PittaBaltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta reportedly dislocated his hip during practice Saturday after a collision with safety James Ihedigbo. According to the AP report, Coach John Harbaugh said Pitta is expected to remain sidelined throughout the preseason and for the Sept. 5 regular season opener against Denver. If Pitta truly dislocated his hip, this may be an overly optimistic predication for his ...

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What will Roethlisberger’s injury mean for the Steelers?

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Pittsburg Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger sustained a sternoclavicular joint sprain on his throwing shoulder in their game Monday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.  He was driven to the ground by defenders and his right elbow hit the ground first, injuring his right shoulder.  Some of you may remember that this is the same injury that Brett Farve had that ...

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Fantasy Football Injury Analysis: Ryan Matthews’ Clavicle Fracture

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Here is a pre-season stat line that makes fantasy owners sick:

RB Ryan Matthews: 1 carry, 5 yards, 1 broken clavicle

Matthews was projected to have a huge fantasy season, so how much will this affect his production?  Matthews had surgery to fix the clavicle right away, and the team released a statement saying that he should return in 4-6 weeks.  Let’s examine the medical facts and see if this makes ...

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