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Much has been made in recent years about the NFL's new policy on helmet to helmet hits.
The league is working to prevent concussions, mainly due to a class action lawsuit against them by former players dealing with brain damage. While the rule has been the subject of much controversy because of what it can take away from the game, the NFL has always stressed that safety was it's number one priority.
That might not completely be the case.
Palm Beach Post:
“I was making a hit playing football,” Swearinger said, via Andrew Abramson of thePalm Beach Post. “In this league you’ve got to go low. If you go high you’re going to get a fine. . . .
“The rules say you can’t hit high so I went low and I’m sorry that happened. I would think you’d rather have more concussions than leg injuries. Leg injury, you can’t come back from that. A concussion, you be back in a couple in a couple of weeks.”
The Miami Dolphins have now lost a key piece of their offense in horrific fashion. Keller t...
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Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller suffered a season-ending blow to his knee that resulted in a torn ACL, PCL and MCL. This is video and a GIF of the injury.
Miami tight end Dustin Keller has sustained what appears to be a serious right leg injury in the second quarter against the Houston Texans.
Keller's leg bent unnaturally when he was tackled on the right knee by D.J. Swearinger on an incomplete pass Saturday night. He immediately grabbed his right knee and was soon carted off the field.
The team didn't provide any official...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller has been placed on injured reserve with a severe right knee injury that will force him to miss the entire season.
The move came Tuesday, three days after Keller was hurt in an exhibition game at Houston in which he tore several knee ligaments.
Miami filled Keller's roster spot by signing linebacker Nathan Williams,...
Although the news of Dustin Keller’s season-ending knee injury is more than two days old, the impact it has on the Miami Dolphins is still being felt today.The free agent signee from the New York Jets was part of the infusion of new talent that was supposed to not only help Ryan Tannehill reach the next level as a quarterback in the NFL, but give the Dolphins another target along...
Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller suffered a knee
injury during last night’s preseason loss to the Houston Texans. The Dolphins’
worst fears were realized today, as Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Keller
was diagnosed with tears to his ACL, PCL, MCL along with a dislocated knee cap.
Dolphins TE Dustin Keller tore his ACL, MCL, PCL and, as if that weren't enough...
Initial tests conducted on Miami Dolphins tight end Dustin Keller indicate he suffered a season-ending knee injury in Saturday night's preseason game against the Houston Texans, a source told FOX Sports.
The good news for Keller is the source said the injury is not believed to be career-threatening and that he could be back to work next spring. Keller will undergo an MRI on...
The Miami Dolphins lost much more than a 24-17 preseason decision to the Houston Texans when tight end Dustin Keller went down with a gruesome knee injury early in the second quarter.
Alex Marvez of Fox Sports confirmed that Keller's injury will force him to miss the entire 2013 season.
Texans safety D.J. Swearinger led with his helmet and hit Keller in the knee in an...
Tough break for the Dolphins and Keller.
Filed to @FOXSports confirming what we thought: @MiamiDolphins TE Dustin Keller (knee) out for season, FOX Sports has learned. Next man up.
— Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) August 18, 2013
Dolphins signed Mike Wallace and Dustin Keller this off-season hoping that both would be able to compliment each other.
Wallace will have to continue on without Keller at this point.
Alex Marvez of Fox Sports is reporting that Keller will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a serious knee injury Saturday night versus the Texans.
Filed to @FOXSports confirming what we...
Not DJ Swearinger, But Better
This weekend, Dolphins TE Dustin Keller more ore less suffered a career-ending injury when Texans S D.J. Swearinger (and is anyone else having a "Deadwood" flashback when they read that name?) came up in coverage and made a clean, but low hit. The shoulder caught Keller with awful perfection on the knee breaking both ligaments and dislocating...
Broncos second-year DE Derek Wolfe was taken off the field in an ambulance during Saturday’s preseason game against the Seahawks.
Wolfe has reportedly passed a “battery of tests” including an MRI, X-rays, CT scan and all have come back negative. (Mike Klis)
HC John Fox mentioned that the ”…CT scan was positive and right now we’re waiting on an MRI so...