Found August 23, 2013 on
NFL Injury Report:
When Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller went down with
his grisly knee injury, you could almost immediately tell that it would be
significant. While the ailment was basically a worst-case scenario for Keller
and the Dolphins, there was some good news to be had in a report yesterday.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that, while Keller tore the ACL, PCL and MCL in
his knee, he didn’t suffer any nerve or cartilage damage.
ThoughDustin Keller tore ACL, PCL and MCL, he did not suffer nerve nor cartilage damage in his knee. Can try to mount comeback.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 22, 2013
In the absence of nerve and cartilage damage, Schefter notes
that Keller can now attempt a comeback to the NFL.
The lack of nerve and cartilage damage doesn’t guarantee
Keller will be able to return to his previous form, if at all, but it will make
the process a lot more doable and increase his chances overall. Nerve damage is
a major concern, because there isn’t much in the way of treatment for that. Likewise,
tendons and ligaments can be replaced, but the process of repairing cartilage damage
tends to be a different story.
Even with the good news, the road ahead of Keller is still
to be determined. The tight end signed a one-year deal with the Dolphins this
offseason, so he’ll be a free agent after the 2013 campaign. It’s unclear if he’ll
be ready to return next season.
Looking for fantasy football advice?
BEST OF MAXIM
According to Rotoworld.com, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on NFL Insiders that Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller didn’t suffer any nerve damage after tearing his ACL, MCL, and PCL as well as dislocating his knee.
Per Schefter, Keller’s knee “cartilage and nerves are intact,” and “doctors believe he will have a chance to resume his NFL career.” The catastrophic knee...
Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes came to South Florida with a chip on his shoulder, ‘all I do is make plays’ the defensive back said upon arriving. All offseason he continued to show the confidence of a shutdown corner and in training camp he kept his reputation for deflecting just about every pass that comes his way. Some of the struggles newly acquired receiver Mike...
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama honored the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins in a ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C. Unfortunately, ESPN's coverage of the ceremony honoring the Super Bowl VII Champions somehow included a misspelling of the President's name.
Note to ESPN: It's spelled Barack, not Barak. Wonder who's going to get blamed for this...
Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito was involved in a little skirmish just before training camp, reported ESPN’s Adam Schefter. PFT obtained the police report of the incident: “The incident took place when Incognito and his friends were attempting to get close to the stage during a performance at a club in the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami.
Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito is back in the news after allegedly being involved in an altercation that led to a trespass warning back in June.
Sgt. Bobby Hernandez with the Miami Beach police told NFL.com and NFL Network that Incognito wasn't arrested or booked into jail after being accused of having involvement in a fight at Club Liv.
According to the Miami Beach...
Dion Jordan continues rebab work on that troublesome right shoulder and as the regular season draws closer sources within the team tell me there is a growing concern the rookie first-round pick may not be ready to play in the regular-season opener.
Jordan will miss Saturday's preseason home-opener against Tampa Bay which is the most important game of the preseason for the Dolphins...
After sitting out most of practice for a second consecutive week, Miami Dolphins first-round pick Dion Jordan says Thursday he might not be ready for the start of the regular season.
Asked whether he'd be surprised if he can't go on Sept. 8 at Cleveland, the first defensive player taken in the draft says, ''It wouldn't be a surprise at all.''
Back in the day, before the time of Dan Marino and David Woodley was trying to take the Dolphins to the promised land, names like Joe Rose, Jim Jensen and Bruce Hardy were commonplace.Those players, along with the likes of Duriel Harris, Nat Moore and others did not strike fear in the opposing secondary.Thank goodness the Dolphins had an outstanding defense under Bill Arnsparger...
G Jeff Braun, G Chandler Burden, DT Chris Burnette, LB Alonzo Highsmith & WR Kenny Stafford.
The post Roster Cuts: Running List appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
SDSN: San Diego Sporting News - San Diego,CA(SDSN)- The San Diego Chargers have signed free-agent CB Richard Marshall to a one-year contract. As first reported by Pro Football Talk. CB Richard...The post Chargers sign CB Richard Marshall to 1-year contract appeared first on SDSN: San Diego Sporting News.
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez is furious over the potentially career-ending knee injury that was dealt to Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller.
Houston Texans rookie safety D.J. Swearinger delivered a punishing low blow that dislocated Keller’s right knee and tore his MCL, ACL and PCL.
The future Hall of Famer said that Swearinger was out of line.
Week 3 of the preseason is here.
Click here to watch the game live. Don't download anything. Those are just advertisements. You don't need to download anything to watch.