Found January 03, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
Usually, if you've found your way into the NFL playoffs, you've either been lucky in the injury department or you've been good enough to overcome any injuries you've encountered. But that doesn't mean bumps and bruises and broken bones won't play a role this weekend and throughout January and February. Here's a look at the key injuries surrounding the opening weekend of the NFL playoffs.  Bengals vs. Texans: Benjarvus Green-Ellis Green-Ellis had hit the 100-yard mark in four of his previous six games before straining his quad while warming up to play the Ravens in Week 17. He sat that one out but was able to practice on a limited basis to start the week on Wednesday. It looks as though he'll play Saturday in Houston, but the Law Firm certainly could have used that extra day to continue to recover. Considering how well Green-Ellis was playing, it's quite the drop-off from him to Brian Leonard and/or Cedric Peerman. The Bengals have the mome...
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