Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/25/12
There's no such thing as good timing with an injury, especially in fantasy football. However, severe injuries that occur in the final weeks of the season can often effect two seasons as rehab and recovery can carry over through the offseason and into the following year. Several notable players suffered injuries in Week 16 that could affect their draft position in 2013. Heath Miller The Steelers will finish out the year without Miller who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee. The Pro Bowl tight end also sprained his medical collateral ligament (MCL) and likely his posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) as well. The ACL and PCL are located within the joint and are orientated in a crossing pattern similar to the letter X. Together they prevent forward and backward movement of the lower leg bones on the upper leg bone. Often when one is significantly sprained so is the other and both are repaired together during surgery. The MCL and lateral collateral ligamen...
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