Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, PES, LAT). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.
April 14, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Looking to Next Season
Athletic trainer and RotoWire's resident injury expert, Jeff Stotts looks at some of the year's biggest injury issues and offers insight into their impact for next season.
April 8, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Strain vs. Sprain
Yasiel Puig's thumb injury inspired Jeff Stotts' annual lecture on the difference between a sprain and a strain.
April 7, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled T-Wolves
Jeff Stotts breaks down the injuries to key players on the Timberwolves, David Lee, and others.
April 2, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Teres Major Heartache
Dodgers fans and fantasy owners alike are wincing with the news that Clayton Kershaw is suffering from a teres major injury. Jeff Stotts goes into more detail about the nature of the injury this week.
March 31, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Stars
There are some big-name players dealing with injuries at the worst time for the fantasy playoffs. Jeff Stotts breaks down whether you should hold or punt these players.
March 25, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Vertigo
RotoWire's resident athletic trainer, Jeff Stotts, breaks down what vertigo and several other injuries in the NBA are while giving a proper understanding of when players will return.
Diamond Cuts: The Rangers' Rough Weekend
Jurickson Profar is out 10-to-12 weeks, as is Geovany Soto, and Yu Darvish is also hurting. Jeff Stotts breaks them down, as well as a few other top injuries around the league.
March 19, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Elbowed Out
Jarrod Parker highlights a string of pitchers going down with elbow injuries this spring. Jeff Stotts breaks them all down for you in this week's Diamond Cuts.
March 17, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Biceps and Necks
Kyrie Irving and Andre Drummond left games this weekend with open-ended injuries. Jeff Stotts breaks down what he saw and how long he expects each player to be out.
March 11, 2014
Diamond Cuts: Atlanta Burns
It's been a miserable spring for the Braves' starting rotation, with Kris Medlen suffering the most serious injury. Jeff Stotts breaks down his status in his first article of the spring.
March 10, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Bledsoe's Return
Jeff Stotts breaks down the expected return of Eric Bledsoe this week and injuries to other big-name players.
March 3, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Big Names Return
Breaking down the injuries to Jamal Crawford and Thabo Sefolosha, as well as the returns of Tony Parker, Kawhi Leonard, Kevin Martin and Nikola Pekovic
February 24, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Big-Name Injuries
Breaking down the injuries to the Trail Blazers' frontcourt, Andrew Bogut, Tony Parker, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant
February 17, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Facial Injuries and Drop Foot
Breaking down the facial injuries to Larry Sanders, J.R. Smith, and what exactly Dwyane Wade's drop foot is.
February 10, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: All-Scar Team
Jeff Stotts returns for the third year with his All-Scar Team selections.
February 3, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Conley And The Lakers Backcourt
Breaking down Mike Conley's injury and the Lakers' backcourt health.
January 27, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Kings
With Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins sidelined, Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Thornton have helped pick up the slack.
January 23, 2014
MLB Draft Kit: Injury Risk Players to Avoid
Matt Kemp tops Jeff Stotts' list of players that he won't be drafting this year because of the incumbent injury risks.
January 20, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Knees, Hips, and Hands
With Kemba Walker out for about two weeks, who will step up in his absence?
January 13, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: Removed, Not Repaired
Jrue Holiday is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his tibia. With Eric Bledsoe having the injured part of his meniscus removed instead of repaired, he could return in 4-6 weeks.
January 6, 2014
NBA Injury Analysis: The More You Know
Chris Paul is scheduled to miss six weeks, but could he return early? Will Kyrie Irving return soon or be out longer than expected?
December 29, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled New Year
Russell Westbrook and Al Horford went down with major injuries, but what do their injuries mean going forward?
December 26, 2013
Injury Analysis: Will Romo Play this week?
Cowboys may face a crucial game against Philly with Kyle Orton behind center.
December 23, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Candy Cane Crutches
Candy cane crutches might help deflect some of the sadness that accompanies injuries during the holidays, but there's no getting around the reality of some of the NBA's best players being sidelined.
December 18, 2013
Injury Analysis: Larry Fitzgerald and the Concussion Protocol
Arizona's star receiver will be a game-time decision this Sunday
December 16, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Bruised Bears
Mike Conley suffered a thigh contusion Sunday, and though the injury doesn't sound serious, it could keep him out for a couple games.
December 10, 2013
Injury Analysis: Peterson Likely to Miss Week 15
Vikings could be down to their third-string RB after losing Peterson and Gerhart to injury.
December 9, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's Forecast
Kobe Bryant made his season debut Sunday, but will he be able to stay healthy and productive all season?
December 2, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Talk to the Hand
Anthony Davis is going to be sidelined, but for how long? J.J. Redick suffered multiple injuries, leaving the Clippers without their starting shooting guard.
November 26, 2013
Injury Analysis: Bears Offense Getting Healthy
Matt Forte should return this week, with Jay Cutler to follow soon.
November 25, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Weekend
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts takes an in-depth look at the major injuries from an eventful NBA weekend.
November 19, 2013
Injury Analysis: Packers will be Cautious with Rodgers
Green Bay will give Rodgers' broken collarbone one more week - at least - to heal.
November 18, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Team Triage
The Bucks and Nets are riddled with injuries, and key players are missing time.
November 15, 2013
Seattle Mariners Have Best Medical Staff: The 2013 Martin-Monahan Award
The Seattle Mariners win the award for best medical staff presented annually by RotoWire along with Bleacher Report's Will Carroll.
November 12, 2013
Injury Analysis: Cutler's Brief Return
The Bears QB returned sooner-than-expected, but an ankle injury will sideline him for another month.
November 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Week for Centers
How long will Tyson Chandler and JaVale McGee be out, and who steps up in their places.
November 5, 2013
Injury Analysis: Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster
Two more big names lost to injury this week - when will they return?
November 4, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Westbrook Returns
Russell Westbrook has returned, but there are a number of other injury issues to keep an eye on and consider when setting your lineups.
October 29, 2013
Injury Analysis: What's Wrong with Tom Brady?
Two straight sub-par games have rumors flying. Is Brady hiding a hand injury?
October 28, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: What Injuries Mean
What common injuries mean and how it affects your fantasy lineup.
October 22, 2013
Injury Analysis: Busy Week for NFL Medical Staffs
Bradford and Wayne are done for the season, but Cutler might miss just three games.
October 21, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 3
Back spasms, broken jaws and Achilles issues are just a few of the injuries infecting NBA rosters in the preseason. Jeff Stotts breaks down the fantasy implications with fantasy medical explanations.
October 15, 2013
Injury Analysis: Green Bay's WR Corps is Looking a Bit Thin
Both Randall Cobb and James Jones could be sidelined for some time.
October 14, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 2
Which preseason injuries are worth worrying about?
October 8, 2013
Injury Analysis: A Bad Week for Hamstrings
Michael Vick is among the top players dealing with an injured hamstring as Week 6 approaches.
October 7, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 1
Kobe took off to Germany; CJ McCollum can't catch a break outside of his bones; but the return of Derrick Rose gives us a positive note to digest.
October 1, 2013
Injury Analysis: A Tough Week for Running Backs
The Raiders down to third-stringer Rashad Jennings after McFadden, Reece injuries
September 24, 2013
Injury Analysis: Will Ray Rice Play This Week?
Ravens are optimistic about their star RB's return to the lineup.
Diamond Cuts: Fallen Jays
Edwin Encarnacion and Colby Rasmus are the latest Blue Jays to be shut down for the season.
Team Previews: Dallas Mavericks 2013-14
The Mavericks revamped their roster again. Nine new players are in town, but they're familiar faces and should produce familiar returns.
September 17, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Oblique Issues
Jeff Stotts discusses Felix Hernandez's injury among other topics this week.
Injury Analysis: Amendola Could Have Sports Hernia
Tom Brady's top WR could be sidelined for a month or more.
September 11, 2013
Injury Analysis: How badly is Romo hurt?
Jeff Stotts discusses Tony Romo's latest rib injury and his status for Week 2. Plus: Dez Bryant, Shane Vereen
September 10, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Ellsbury's Foot Injury
Jeff Stotts gives us the details on Jacoby Ellsbury's foot injury, Carlos Gonzalez's hand and King Felix's back.
September 3, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Miggy's Nagging Injury
Owners of Miguel Cabrera in weekly leagues are in a tough spot on whether or not to start him.
August 27, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Braves In a Bind
Jason Heyward's broken jaw is particularly ill-timed for the Braves. Jeff Stotts talks about him and more this week.
Injury Analysis: Green Returns to Action
Fantasy owners can rest easy as A.J. Green is back in action for the Bengals, four weeks removed from his knee injury.
Draft Kit: Offseason Injury Analysis
Athletic trainer Jeff Stotts breaks down the biggest injury stories of the offseason to make sure you know all the important details before you spend a pick on a player returning from a significant injury.
August 20, 2013
Injury Analysis: Bell Gets Dinged Again
Le'Veon Bell continues to display an inability to stay healthy, and his latest injury should have fantasy owners treading lightly.
August 19, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Eyes on the Prize
Dan Uggla recently had LASIX laser eye surgery in the hopes of improving his batting eye.
August 13, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Busy NL Contenders
Jeff Stotts has a lot of info dealing with the Dodgers and Cardinals, including the latest on Matt Kemp's rehab.
Injury Analysis: RG3 Makes Quick Recovery
Robert Griffin III aggressively attacked his rehab from last year's knee injury and could begin full practices soon for the Redskins.
August 7, 2013
Injury Analysis: Downgrade Rodgers?
Aaron Rodgers is healthy, but his teammates sure aren't. Is it time to downgrade the Green Bay quarterback in light of injuries to the offensive line and receivers?
August 6, 2013
Diamond Cuts: The Latest Dodgers Injury
Hanley Ramirez's tumble into the stands has Dodgers fans concerned about his injured shoulder.
July 30, 2013
Diamond Cuts: El Hombre Down
The Angels are shutting down Albert Pujols due to his ongoing foot issues. Jeff Stotts details what Pujols will go through in his rehab.
Injury Analysis: Red Flags for MJD
There was a sense of relief in Jacksonville as Maurice Jones-Drew was recently medically cleared to return to the field, but that doesn't mean he's out of the woods just yet.
July 23, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Injured Outfielders
Matt Holliday and Yoenis Cespedes top the list this week in Jeff Stotts' weekly injury column.
July 17, 2013
Diamond Cuts: The All-Scar Team
Giancarlo Stanton was one of three big-time NL outfielders to make Jeff Stotts' list.
July 8, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Matt Kemp, Ryan Howard, and Yadier Molina
A number of knee injuries highlight this week's list, along with Matt Kemp's ongoing shoulder issues.
July 2, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Longo's Foot
Evan Longoria is dealing with a case of plantar fasciitis. Jeff Stotts talks about him among this week's injuries.
June 24, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Conflicting Reports
Bryce Harper's return date isn't set in stone. Jeff Stotts talks about Harper, Carlos Gomez and a number of injured Yankees this week.
June 20, 2013
Draft Kit: The Durable and the Fragile
Jeff Stotts, certified athletic trainer, highlights the league's safest and riskiest players
June 18, 2013
Diamond Cuts: The Return of Reyes
Jose Reyes is starting his rehab assignment ahead of schedule. Jeff Stotts talks about him and a lot more this week.
June 11, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Scar Tissue
Jeff Stotts explains the setbacks suffered by Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez and expresses some doubt about Giancarlo Stanton.
June 4, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Kemp's Hamstring
Jeff Stotts breaks down the latest breakdown of Matt Kemp and his Dodgers teammates.
May 27, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Pessimistic Outlook For Ryan Howard
Jeff Stotts is decidedly pessimistic about Ryan Howard's knee injury, in no small part because of Howard's previous Achilles injury.
May 21, 2013
Diamond Cuts: A Pain in the Foot
Brett Anderson's crummy injury luck has continued this season. Read the latest on his status from Jeff Stotts.
May 13, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Doc's Results From the Doc
Roy Halladay didn't get good news from his shoulder exam and will go under the knife. Jeff Stotts breaks down what to expect and more in this week's article.
May 7, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Hamstrung
Hanley Ramirez's sore hamstring is vexing his owners right now.
April 29, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Tulo Time
Troy Tulowitzki's shoulder injury has his fantasy owners justifiably concerned. Jeff Stotts tells you what to expect for the oft-injured star.
April 22, 2013
Diamond Cuts: The Captain's Setback
The Yankees and Dodgers feature prominently in Jeff Stotts' weekly feature, including a discussion about Derek Jeter's setback.
April 16, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Pitcher Injuries in LA
Jered Weaver and Zack Greinke headline this week's very busy list of injuries.
April 15, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: What's Next for Kobe, Rose and Bynum?
Will we ever see the Black Mamba at full strength again?
April 8, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Big Break for the Big Three
With the number one seed locked up, Miami's superstars are getting a breather
Diamond Cuts: Blister vs. Abrasion
Jeff Stotts discusses Yu Darvish's specific injury - does he have a blister on his pitching index finger, or an abrasion? And what are the implications for each injury?
April 2, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Unchartered Territory
Johan Santana underwent his second capsulorrhaphy in 31 months and will be out for the season. Jeff Stotts discusses Santana's likelihood of returning in this week's article.
April 1, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Another Week, Another Laker Sidelined
What's left of the Lakers' roster fights for a playoff berth
March 26, 2013
Diamond Cuts: Third Base Carnage
Chase Headley and Hanley Ramirez headline the list of players discussed by Jeff Stotts this week.
March 25, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Gasol Sidelined?
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down Marc Gasol's abdominal injury and more
March 18, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's Controversial Ankle Injury
Plus: Can you count on 'Melo for the rest of this season?
Diamond Cuts: Yankees' Mounting Injuries
Jeff Stotts breaks down all of the breaking down Yankees among others banged up this spring.
March 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rose and Irving, STAT and 'Melo
Recent injuries raise more questions than answers
March 4, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: The King Escapes Injury
An awkward fall during Sunday's win didn't slow LeBron James much.
February 26, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Bogus Bogut
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) gives us an in-depth understanding of the injuries plaguing NBA fantasy players.
February 11, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: The All-Scar Team
The most notable injuries of the first half, from @RotowireATC
February 4, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Rose in Bloom
Chicago's superstar point will be back soon - but will he have any healthy teammates?
February 1, 2013
How Long Is He Out?: Knowing Medical Terms Can Give You the Advantage
A crash course in medical terms that will help you gain an advantage in your league. Jeff Stotts also examines some players looking to bounce back after suffering injuries in 2012.
January 28, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo
CP3 should be back soon, Rondo done for the year
January 21, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Stephen Curry Sidelined Again
He's back, but Curry's right ankle will never be 100%
January 14, 2013
NBA Injury Analysis: Varejao Out, Howard Back
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) explains the latest injuries to two top rebounders
December 31, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Missing Knicks
New York tries to get by without 'Melo, Stoudemire and Felton
December 25, 2012
Injury Analysis: Injury Now, Impact Later
Injuries like the one Heath Miller suffered Sunday likely will impact next year's drafts.
December 24, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Mo Williams, 'Sheed and Ty Lawson
Plus: Eric Gordon could be back in uniform soon
December 18, 2012
Injury Analysis: Gronk Ahead of Schedule
The Pats' all-world TE could be active this weekend
December 11, 2012
Injury Analysis: RGIII's Knee and a Huge Sigh of Relief
Rotowire's injury guru explains what really happened to Griffin's knee on Sunday
December 10, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Nash, Wall, Nowitzki, Stoudemire
A quarter of the season gone, and several stars have yet to appear...
December 4, 2012
Injury Analysis: No Luck for the Jacksonville Backfield
Montell Owens is the last man standing
December 3, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Rubio's Return
Minnesota gains a PG while the Knicks lose two
November 27, 2012
Injury Analysis: Cowboys, Eagles Lose Key Skill Guys
Dallas and Philly could be seriously short-handed this week
November 26, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Brow on the Bench
Anthony Davis' Ankle Becoming a Concern for the Hornets
November 19, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Bynum's Philly Debut Still on Hold
Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) discusses Andrew Bynum's latest setback, Brandon Roy's surgery
November 13, 2012
Injury Analysis: The Concussion Protocol
Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) on what's next for Cutler, Vick and Smith
November 6, 2012
Injury Analysis: All About Ankles
McFadden and Goodson, Nelson and Harvin
November 2, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Veterans
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Steve Nash, Manu Ginobili and other banged up players.
October 30, 2012
Injury Analysis: Jennings Likely Out to Week 14
Greg Jennings will have surgery on his ailing groing and likely won't be ready until the fantasy playoffs.
October 26, 2012
Dick Martin Award 2012: Cincinnati Reds Have Best Medical Staff
RotoWire is proud to sponsor the eighth annual award for the best MLB medical staff.
NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Kobe Bryant, Dirk Nowitzki, and other banged up players.
October 23, 2012
Injury Analysis: Jacksonville's Empty Backfield
Gabbert and MJD Both Hurting
October 19, 2012
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Kevin Love's injury and other hobbled players.
October 18, 2012
Team Previews: Dallas Mavericks 2012-13
October 12, 2012
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Dirk Nowitzki's injury and other hobbled players.
October 9, 2012
Injury Analysis: RG3 and Matt Cassel
Two starting QBs and the NFL's concussion protocol
October 5, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Training Camp Notes
Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down the big injuries to key players as training camp opens.
October 1, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Looking Ahead
Jose Bautista will be one of the players who Jeff Stotts will be tracking this offseason.
September 25, 2012
Injury Analysis: Week 4 Injury Breakdown
Reggie Bush a question mark; Revis done for the year
September 23, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Tex Mess
RotoWire's Jeff Stotts suggests to not count on Mark Teixeira to do much this week.
September 18, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Tragic Hip
Expect the worst with Clayton Kershaw for the remainder of this season.
September 11, 2012
Injury Analysis: Week One Injury Updates
Fred Jackson likely out three weeks.
September 10, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Headfirst Into Trouble
Mark Teixeira's headfirst slide at first wasn't just a game-ender - it might have ended Teixeira's regular season.
September 4, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Votto's Return
Joey Votto is due back from his knee injury this week.
Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates
Could Peterson play in Week 1? Our expert isn't convinced...
August 29, 2012
The guys our expert won't touch with a ten-foot pole...
August 27, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Ribs and Wrists
Brett Lawrie's oblique injury leads off this week's version of Diamond Cuts.
August 22, 2012
Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Gives His Prognosis
Tony Romo's team is falling apart this preseason
August 19, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Progress, Finally
Jose Bautista is making strides in his efforts to rehab his injury and return.
August 15, 2012
Injury Analysis: Can You Count on McFadden?
Raiders' RB banged-up again
August 12, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Setbacks Everywhere
The three stars that hit the DL on the same day - Joey Votto, Jose Bautista, and David Ortiz - all remain on the DL with return dates later than initially expected.
August 8, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Waiting Game
Joey Votto is one of the injured stars still on the DL that we're still waiting for a return.
Injury Analysis: WRs on the sidelines
Why we're downgrading Miles Austin
August 1, 2012
Injury Analysis: The Preseason PUP List
Who's starting camp on the sidelines?
July 30, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Good News and Bad News
There's good news regarding Giancarlo Stanton and bad news about his teammate Logan Morrison.
July 24, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Big Names on the DL
Joey Votto is one of the many big names that hit the DL in the last week.
July 15, 2012
Diamond Cuts: The Doc Is In
You might want to temper your initial expectations for Doc Halladay upon his return.
July 9, 2012
Jeff Stotts takes a look at those who have broken our heart this season.
July 2, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Feeling the Heat
Stephen Strasburg departed early from his last start due to a heat illness.
June 27, 2012
NFL Preseason Injury Outlook: Assessing Injury Risk
June 25, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Carpenter Progressing
Chris Carpenter has started to face hitters in his rehab. Is he worth a pickup?
June 18, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Two Rehabbing Phillies
Jeff Stotts is pessimistic about Ryan Howard's short-term chances of recovery. He also talks about Troy Tulowitzki and Carl Crawford.
June 11, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Red Lights in Texas
Neftali Feliz and Derek Holland are on the DL, and Alexi Ogando might not be too far behind.
June 4, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Big Names, Big Injuries
Jeff Stotts has the latest on Matt Kemp, Troy Tulowitzki and other big names.
May 28, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Three Injured Indians
Asdrubal Cabrera is among the three Indians position players sidelined right now.
May 21, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Taking the Conservative Approach
The Dodgers made sure that their MVP candidate didn't aggravate his hamstring injury by having him try to play through it.
May 13, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Brett Gardner's Setback
Jeff Stotts talks about Brett Gardner's setback and more.
May 7, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Sad Panda
Pablo Sandoval is out with a broken hamate bone.
April 30, 2012
Diamond Cuts: A National Problem
Ryan Zimmerman's shoulder has landed him on the DL, and that move started a chain that prompted the Nationals to call up Bryce Harper.
April 23, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Bloody Saturday
Cliff Lee was one of four pitchers to hit the DL on Saturday.
April 20, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Wait Until Next Year
How this year's big injuries will affect next year's fantasy drafts
April 15, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Ellsbury's Sublexed Shoulder
Jeff Stotts goes into detail about Jacoby Ellsbury's shoulder injury.
April 13, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Love Done for the Season?
Concussion could end Kevin Love's season prematurely
April 8, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Mister Fister
Doug Fister's side injury, no matter how it's characterized, will be a real pain for his fantasy owners to deal with.
April 6, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates
D-Wade, Rose, Nene
April 1, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Starting On the Wrong Foot
B.J. Upton is among the injured starters beginning the year on the DL.
March 30, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Time to Drop STAT
Stoudemire's back problem is probably a season-ender
March 24, 2012
Diamond Cuts: Who Is the Injury Guy Avoiding?
Grady Sizemore was once among the elite, but Jeff Stotts won't be touching him this year.
March 23, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The Nuggets Can't Catch a Break
Danilo Gallinari's Thumb, Rudy Fernandez' Back and Andre Miller's Shoulder
March 16, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Rockets' Backcourt Woes
Kyle Lowry out, Kevin Martin hurting
March 4, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's All-Star Injury a Test for New Protocols
Broken Nose, Concussion Scare for NBA's Top Scorer
February 24, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: The NBA All-Scar Teams
This season's compressed schedule is extra-tough on players dealing with injuries.
February 17, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: More Injury Woes for the Hornets
Gordon, Okafor, Jack all banged up - can this team put five healthy bodies on the floor?
February 15, 2012
Fantasy 101: Understanding Injuries: Understanding Injuries
February 10, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Who needs 'Melo when you've got... Jeremy Lin?!?
Lin-sanity has helped the Knicks overcome Anthony's injury, Stoudemire's absence
February 3, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Nets Lose Another Guard
MarShon Brooks Out Indefinitely. Plus: Jason Kidd, Gilbert Arenas and More
January 31, 2012
Diamond Cuts: 2012 Injury Outlook
Ryan Howard's torn Achilles' tendon might have been the result of numerous cortisone shots received to address pain in his ankle.
January 27, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Another Setback for Bogut
Oft-injured Milwaukee Center Fractures Ankle
January 20, 2012
NBA Injury Analysis: Another FOOSH has Rondo Hurting
Celtics' guard is day-to-day after another nasty fall.
January 13, 2012
Horford's Pectoral Tear Could End His Season
January 6, 2012
Manu, Z-Bo, and Nene
December 30, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Players Around the League
December 27, 2011
Injury Analysis: Timing is Everything
Like Tony Romo, Adrian Peterson's injury couldn't have come at a worse time for fantasy owners.
December 22, 2011
Kobe may play through his wrist injury, but Brook Lopez could be sidelined for a long time.
December 20, 2011
Hoping for McFadden's return during the playoffs? You may be disappointed.
December 19, 2011
Dallas Mavericks Preview 2011: Dallas Mavericks Preview 2011
December 16, 2011
Updates on Aldridge's heart condition, 'Melo's injury scare and Nowitzki's illness
December 13, 2011
Big Ben is banged up again, DeMarco Murray looks done for the year.
December 9, 2011
Kobe's knee still an issue; Brandon Roy may retire
December 6, 2011
The Bears could be in big trouble with both Cutler and Forte sidelined
December 2, 2011
The latest on Rudy Gay's shoulder rehab
November 29, 2011
Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates and Analysis
The Texans are going to run out of quarterbacks...
November 22, 2011
The bye week gave Big Ben time to rest his injured thumb; he should be under center this weekend.
November 18, 2011
The 2011 Dick Martin Award: Kansas City Royals Have Best Medical Staff
November 16, 2011
Texans' Shaub, Chiefs' Cassel could be done for the year
November 8, 2011
Eli Manning's top target could be back for Week 10
November 1, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 8 Injury Updates
Andre Johnson and Hakeem Nicks are hamstrung by leg injuries...
October 25, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 7 Injury Updates
Bye week comes at an opportune time for McFadden
October 18, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 6 Injury Updates
Campbell could be sidelined for a long time, but Gates should be back this weekend.
October 11, 2011
Texans lose Mario Williams for the season, still waiting on Andre Johnson
October 4, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 4 Injury Updates
Jeff Stotts has the latest on Roethlisberger, Mendenhall and more.
September 27, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 3 Injury Updates
Britt is done for the season, Vick may play with an injured hand
September 21, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Broken Youk
September 20, 2011
Injury Analysis: Week 2 Injury Updates
Dallas QB is a risky play this week.
September 14, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Whoa, Nelly! Cruz Off DL
September 13, 2011
Steven Jackson, Danny Amendola and Sam Bradford: Week 1 Injury Analysis
The Rams took a beating in their Week 1 loss to Philly
September 7, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Strasburg Sizzles in Return
September 6, 2011
Injury Analysis: The Latest on Peyton Manning
The NFL's Iron Man is Doubtful for Week One
August 31, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Hamstrung Again
Nelson Cruz is on the disabled list with yet another hamstring injury.
August 30, 2011
Injury Analysis: Peyton Manning and Arian Foster Updates
August 24, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Rollins Out Again
August 23, 2011
Injury Analysis: The Giants Defense Has Been Hit Hard This Preseason
Osi Umenyiora (pictured) is but one of several key Giant defenders to go down
August 17, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Taking a Toll
Cole Hamels is the latest young ace to get derailed by shoulder inflammation.
August 16, 2011
Injury Analysis: High-Risk, High-Reward Players
August 10, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Situational Rest
With the Twins falling out of the playoff picture, it's unlikely that they'll take any chances with Scott Baker's arm woes.
August 9, 2011
Injury Analysis: Assessing the Early Training Camp Damage
Injury Analysis: Early Training Camp Injuries
August 3, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Ace On the Mend
Washington's Stephen Strasburg is progressing well in his rehab and could make it back to the Nats' rotation before the end of the season.
August 2, 2011
Injury Analysis: Early Training Camp Injuries to Watch
Andre Johnson dislocated his finger Tuesday
July 27, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Brave New World
Brian McCann's oblique injury is a significant one both because of his position, and because of how unique he is in fantasy terms.
July 26, 2011
Injury Analysis: Back to Work
July 20, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Philling Up The Tank
The Phillies' rotation could get a boost soon from the return of Roy Oswalt.
July 19, 2011
Injury Analysis: Players on the Mend
Assessing Injury Risk: Assessing Injury Risk
July 13, 2011
Diamond Cuts: All-Scar Team
July 6, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Fallen Stars
June 29, 2011
Diamond Cuts: More Back Trouble for Oswalt
Roy Oswalt is suffering from a bulging disc in his back and is unlikely to return before August.
June 22, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Back to Square One
Clay Buchholz's back injury is the latest in a series of maladies that have chipped away at the Red Sox's roster this season.
June 15, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Sliding On By
A's starter Brett Anderson received good news from Dr. James Andrews this week and will avoid Tommy John surgery at this time.
June 8, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Furcal Derailed Again
Rafael Furcal's oblique injury landed him on the disabled list for the sixth time in his six-year stint with the Dodgers.
June 1, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Fish Out of Water
Could Hanley Ramirez's back injury become a chronic issue?
May 25, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Chopped Brave
Is it time for owners in one-year leagues to consider trading away Jason Heyward?
May 18, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Back-End Blues
The Red Sox's rotation has been thinned by injuries with John Lackey and Daisuke Matsuzaka landing on the DL.
May 11, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Down Goes Soto
Cubs catcher Geovany Soto has landed on the DL after suffering a groin strain in Tuesday's game.
May 4, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Several Sluggers on the Shelf
April 27, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Shouldering the Load
Did the extra workload during spring training lead to Neftali Feliz's shoulder woes?
April 20, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Two Elite Catchers Ailing
Are the Twins on the brink of moving Joe Mauer out of the catcher spot in an effort to keep him healthy?
April 13, 2011
Diamond Cuts: MVP Down
Josh Hamilton will miss 6-8 weeks after breaking his arm while sliding at home plate against the Tigers on Tuesday.
April 8, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Final Week Frustrations
Injury Updates to close out the 2010-2011 NBA Season
April 6, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Thumbs Down
Ubaldo Jimenez landed on the disabled list Wednesday with a cut on his right thumb cuticle. How long will he be out?
April 1, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Latest NBA Injuries
Andrei Kirilenko could be done for the year.
March 30, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Closers Head to DL
March 25, 2011
West Done for the Year; Deron Williams in Limbo
March 23, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Spring Injury Update
March 18, 2011
Shutting it Down for the Season...
March 16, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Ailing A
The A's received good news on Andrew Bailey, but can he return to action soon enough to keep his job as the closer in Oakland?
March 11, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Concussions in the NBA
The NFL's most-discussed injury hits Paul, Carter and others
March 9, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Injury-Riddled Phils
Is Chase Utley's knee injury more serious than the Phillies initially suggested?
March 4, 2011
The latest on Durant, Smith, Billups
March 2, 2011
Diamond Cuts: Injury Plagued Cards
After losing Adam Wainwright for the 2011 season due to Tommy John surgery, Chris Carpenter suffered a hamstring strain the next day.
February 25, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Notes
Watch out for Operation Shutdown
February 18, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Injury Updates
Beaubois, Redd Returning
February 11, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Blazers Back
Brandon Roy and Marcus Camby return to action
February 4, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Update
Bruise - more serious than it sounds.
January 28, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: D-Wade's New Shades
Wade's Migraine Problems Could Become a Big Headache for Fantasy Owners
January 21, 2011
Trainers in Cleveland, Portland and Washington are keeping busy
January 20, 2011
Offseason Injury Report: Rehabs to Track This Spring
January 7, 2011
NBA Injury Analysis: Dallas, Cleveland playing short-handed
Caron Butler done for the season and possibly beyond
December 31, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Report
Garnett, Nowitzki sidelined
December 29, 2010
Injury Analysis: Season Finale Injury Updates
Jags' Backfield Could be Missing Garrard and MJD
December 23, 2010
The latest on Brandon Jennings, John Wall and others
December 21, 2010
Concussions Continue to Plague the NFL
December 17, 2010
Noah Out Until February; Yao Done Permanently?
December 14, 2010
Injury Analysis: Week 14 Injury Updates
Packers will be super-cautious after Rodgers' second concussion of the season
December 10, 2010
Yao is hurting. What else is new?
December 7, 2010
Injury Analysis: Week 13 Injury Recap
Ben Roethlisberger should be back this week after breaking his nose Sunday.
December 5, 2010
Joe Johnson to Miss a Month
November 30, 2010
Injury Analysis: Week 12 Injury Report
Peterson's Status Very Much in Question
November 26, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: A Mess in Miami
Miami battles intense scrutiny and injuries with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh hurting and Udonis Haslem likely out for the year.
November 23, 2010
Injury Analysis: Week 11 Injury Analysis
Giants Running Out of Options at WR
November 19, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Analysis
Another lost season for Greg Oden
November 16, 2010
Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Analysis
Favre goes to visit Dr. Andrews
November 12, 2010
Anatomy of the sprained ankle
November 9, 2010
Injury Analysis: Injury Updates
A short week makes things difficult for Roddy White
November 5, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Boozer's Debut Approaching, LeBron's Leg Injury Seems Minor
Carlos Boozer's cast removed; Bulls debut coming soon
November 2, 2010
NFL Injury Analysis: Another Injury for Favre
Favre hurt again, Michael Vick set to return
October 29, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Grizzlies Lose Two Starters
Z-Bo, Marc Gasol Sidelined
October 26, 2010
Week Seven Injury Analysis: Two "Iron Men" Hurt
Tony Romo is out, and Brett Favre could be too.
October 19, 2010
Rash of Head Injuries May Force the NFL's Hand: Week 6 Injury Analysis
Josh Cribbs, DeSean Jackson, Zack Follett, David Garrard and others involved in helmet-to-helmet hits
October 15, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Arenas: Really Hurting This Time
LeBron's sore hammy shouldn't be a problem
October 12, 2010
Week 6 Injury Analysis: Rodgers is the latest to test the NFL's concussion protocols
Green Bay will be playing short-handed with Rodgers, Finley, Lee out
October 5, 2010
Injury Analysis: Recapping the Week 4 Injuries
Kubiak hoping Johnson will play Week 5
October 4, 2010
2010 Dallas Mavericks Preview: 2010 Dallas Mavericks Preview
October 1, 2010
Injury Analysis: Superstars on the Mend
Will Kobe, Yao and CP3 be ready to start the season?
September 29, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Folding Aces
Adam Wainwright has been shut down for the season with the Cards simply playing out the string over the final five days of the regular season.
September 28, 2010
Injury Analysis: Week 3 Injury Analysis
The latest on Steven Jackson, Ray Rice, Andre Johnson and more
September 22, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Resting Franchise
Now that the Twins have clinched the AL Central, Joe Mauer could be rested to limit the wear and tear on his troublesome knee.
September 21, 2010
Injury Analysis: The NFL's new stand on concussions frustrates Witten, fantasy owners
Witten set to return after concussion scare
September 15, 2010
Diamond Cuts: On the Shelf
Shoulder surgery could sideline Mets ace Johan Santana until June.
September 14, 2010
Offseason Injury Report: Paul, Yao, Griffin Ready to Return
NFL Injury Analysis: The League's Focus on Concussions Will be Tested
Goodell's focus on concussions takes center stage
September 8, 2010
Will Josh Johnson's back injury derail him for the rest of the season?
September 7, 2010
Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts on the Key Week 1 Injuries
The latest on Fitzgerald, Wells and more
September 3, 2010
Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Key Injuries
Clinton Portis should be available for Week 1
September 1, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Neau Progress
The Twins continue to limit the activity of Justin Morneau as he's still experiencing concussion-related symptoms.
August 27, 2010
Owen Daniels Returns from a Torn ACL
August 25, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Handle with Care
The Nats will be understandably cautious with young ace Stephen Strasburg.
August 20, 2010
Percy Harvin's migraines are becoming a headache to fantasy owners
August 18, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Back to the DL
Jacoby Ellsbury is back on the DL, and this time it may be for the rest of the 2010 season.
August 13, 2010
Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Preseason's Key Injuries
Can Wes Welker Return at Full Strength?
August 11, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Stung Rays
Tampa Bay's Jeff Niemann and Wade Davis have both landed on the DL with shoulder strains. Can James Shields and company pick up the slack?
August 4, 2010
Diamond Cuts: It's Not Always Sunny In Philadelphia
The Phillies will be without Ryan Howard for at least a couple of weeks after he suffered a sprained ankle over the weekend.
July 28, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Phenom Under the Microscope
Nats rookie Stephen Strasburg was a late scratch from his scheduled start on Tuesday night. Will he be cleared to make his next scheduled start this weekend?
July 21, 2010
Manny Ramirez continues to be hampered by leg injuries, and he's back on the DL for the third time this season.
July 15, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Greinke’s Surprise Scratch
July 7, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Down Goes Yo
How long will the Brewers have to go without ace Yovani Gallardo?
June 30, 2010
Jason Heyward is one of three key players to land on the DL with a thumb injury. Jeff Stotts takes a closer look...
June 23, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Hips Don't Lie
Is the pain in A-Rod's surgically-repaired hip this season related to his 2009 operation?
June 16, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Ready to Cruz Again
Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz is nearing the start of a minor league rehab assignment.
June 9, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Thumbs Down
Aramis Ramirez has finally landed on the DL with his ongoing thumb issues.
June 2, 2010
Diamond Cuts: Latest Injury Analysis
April 9, 2010
NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut, Bosh injuries mar the final weeks of the season
NBA Injury Analysis: In Street Clothes...
April 2, 2010
In Street Clothes...
March 26, 2010
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February 27, 2010
February 20, 2010
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February 5, 2010
January 29, 2010
January 22, 2010
January 15, 2010
January 9, 2010
January 4, 2010
December 29, 2009
Injury Analysis: Injury Update
December 27, 2009
December 18, 2009
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December 4, 2009
November 27, 2009
November 20, 2009
November 14, 2009
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October 30, 2009
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