Found August 18, 2013 on Football Extra Points:
​After the NFL lockout, the CBA has shortened the lengths of mini-camps, OTA’s, training camp, and overall practices that coaches and players are allowed to participate in together.  However, it also seems that every year more and more players are getting seriously injured in camp, as well as the preseason.  Since the start of OTA’s, a total of 115 players have been injured and have missed time due to injury, and 13 of those players will miss the entire season.  While the league and the NFLPA continue to propose and implement rules to protect players, more and more players get hurt in the preseason, and have had increasingly serious injuries.  Now that the league and NFLPA are working on altering the amount of preseason and regular season games, it’s time to look into what the actual problem is. ​The initial reason for the reform of training caps and the preseason was because of the death of Korey Stringer.  Stringer was an offensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings for...
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