Solution to meaningless NFL preseason games with meaningful injuries: Dual practices

Solution to meaningless NFL preseason games with meaningful injuries: Dual practices

By Indiana Sports Radio

Dan Wetzel, Yahoo! Sports:

On the sixth of his just 11 plays Saturday, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford was tackled at his twice surgically repaired knees. Two snaps later, Bradford was slammed again, leaving him slow to rise and with a bloody lip.

Bradford’s knees survived the first shot. His brain the second. And with that Philly, and the NFL as a whole, dodged the disaster of seeing the Eagles lose their starting quarterback and perhaps postseason hopes.

They were fortunate, not a concept shared in Green Bay (blown knee for Jordy Nelson), Pittsburgh (broken ankle for Maurkice Pouncey) or Washington (concussion to …read more

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