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Jeff Stotts works as a Certified Athletic Trainer (MAT, ATC, PES, CES). He won the 2011 Best Fantasy Football Article in Print from the Fantasy Sports Trade Association.

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NBA Injury Analysis: Players Returning from Injury

Kobe Bryant and Derrick Rose are just two of the key players who were sidelined by significant injuries last season. Jeff Stotts breaks down the risk involved with drafting each player.

Diamond Cuts: Protecting McCutchen

Jeff Stotts talks about the measures that the Pirates will take to protect Andrew McCutchen as he returns from his rib injury.

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts' Column on Player Health

Robert Griffin looks completely healthy, but he'll have to be more careful if he wants to stay that way.

Diamond Cuts: Rocky Mountain Low

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are on the DL ... again. The Rockies are going through a losing season ... again. Jeff Stotts has the latest on both injured stars.

Injury Analysis: Wide Receivers on the Shelf

Marvin Jones could be sidelined for some time, but Jordy Nelson's injury is less serious.

Injury Analysis: Ball's Appendectomy

But David Wilson's NFL career is effectively over

Diamond Cuts: An Aversion To Avulsions

Jeff Stotts details what the recent clarification of Andrew McCutchen's rib injury means.

Injury Analysis: Risks and Rewards at WR

AJ Green should be one of the safer picks in this year's drafts. Megatron? Not so much.

Diamond Cuts: Tulo-git To Quit

Troy Tulowitzki finally hit the DL on Tuesday for the first time this season with his thigh injury.

Diamond Cuts: All-Scar Team

In the year of the Tommy John Surgery, Jose Fernandez's injury has been the most impactful. Jeff Stotts reveals the rest of his annual All-Scar team in this week's article.

Injury Analysis: Running Back Risks and Rewards

Montee Ball should be one of the safer RB picks in this year's drafts

Injury Analysis: Risk and Reward when Drafting QBs

Even at 36, Tom Brady is a very safe pick

Diamond Cuts: Pop Goes the Quad

Edwin Encarnacion's quad injury headlines Jeff Stotts' weekly injury article.

Diamond Cuts: Evan Gattis's Back Injury

RotoWire's Jeff Stotts says that the location of Evan Gattis's bulging disc in his back is troublesome.

Injury Analysis: Tracking Offseason Recoveries

Jeff Stotts updates us on Julio Jones and Tony Romo, among others.

Diamond Cuts: Dat Dude's Heel

Though the Reds are at Wrigley Field this week, we didn't get to see Brandon Phillips strike this pose Monday because of his heel injury.

NFL Draft Kit: Positioning Yourself Against Injury Risk

History shows injuries regularly occur to even the most highly drafted players. By examining previous trends and following a few specific guidelines, we can mitigate some of this risk and learn to better protect our biggest investments.

Diamond Cuts: Cramping Conundrum

Cramps have been the injury du jour in the sports world of late, and Jeff Stotts breaks down the setback, particularly the one that is bothering Detroit's Torii Hunter.

Diamond Cuts: Rocky Mountain Low

Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer suffered significant setbacks in the last week. Jeff Stotts gives you the lowdown on their respective procedures.

Diamond Cuts: Get a Grip

Jeff Stotts talks about the importance of a hitter being able to maintain his grip after coming back from a hand, thumb or wrist injury, such as the one suffered by the Angels' Josh Hamilton.

Diamond Cuts: Sore Thumbs

Jeff Stotts discusses Josh Hamilton's latest setback with his thumb injury, and gives the latest on the Rangers' injuries.

Diamond Cuts: Abreu's Ankle

Early season sensation Jose Abreu is now on the DL with an ankle injury. RotoWire's Jeff Stotts gives us the full information on the injury, and tells you why an early July estimate for CC Sabathia's return might even be optimistic.

Diamond Cuts: Why Can't We Have Nice Things?

Jose Fernandez has become the latest treasure of the game to go down with a UCL tear. Jeff Stotts leads off with him in this week's edition of Diamond Cuts.

Diamond Cuts: They Call Me Bruce

Jeff Stotts isn't ranting about Rick Springfield's song, but rather about the reporting on Jay Bruce's meniscus injury and the subsequent procedure done on it in this week's edition.

Diamond Cuts: UCL Forces the DL

Bryce Harper's thumb injury has not only forced him to the DL, but also to the surgeon's table. He headlines this week's column by Jeff Stotts.

Diamond Cuts: Can CarGo Go?

Jeff Stotts opens this week's column talking about the knee tendinitis troubling the Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez.

Diamond Cuts: Two For the Thumb

Ryan Zimmerman and Josh Hamilton went down with significant thumb injuries in the last week. Jeff Stotts describes the difference between the two injuries and subsequent consequences in this week's article.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Strain vs. Sprain

Yasiel Puig's thumb injury inspired Jeff Stotts' annual lecture on the difference between a sprain and a strain.

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled T-Wolves

Jeff Stotts breaks down the injuries to key players on the Timberwolves, David Lee, and others.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

NBA Injury Analysis: Big-Name Injuries

Breaking down the injuries to the Trail Blazers' frontcourt, Andrew Bogut, Tony Parker, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: All-Scar Team

Jeff Stotts returns for the third year with his All-Scar Team selections.

NBA Injury Analysis: Conley And The Lakers Backcourt

Breaking down Mike Conley's injury and the Lakers' backcourt health.

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled Kings

With Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins sidelined, Isaiah Thomas and Marcus Thornton have helped pick up the slack.

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Ankles, Knees, Hips, and Hands

With Kemba Walker out for about two weeks, who will step up in his absence?

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.

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?

NBA Injury Analysis: Hobbled New Year

Russell Westbrook and Al Horford went down with major injuries, but what do their injuries mean going forward?

Injury Analysis: Will Romo Play this week?

Cowboys may face a crucial game against Philly with Kyle Orton behind center.

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.

Injury Analysis: Larry Fitzgerald and the Concussion Protocol

Arizona's star receiver will be a game-time decision this Sunday

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.

Injury Analysis: Peterson Likely to Miss Week 15

Vikings could be down to their third-string RB after losing Peterson and Gerhart to injury.

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?

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.

Injury Analysis: Bears Offense Getting Healthy

Matt Forte should return this week, with Jay Cutler to follow soon.

NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Weekend

RotoWire's Jeff Stotts takes an in-depth look at the major injuries from an eventful NBA weekend.

Injury Analysis: Packers will be Cautious with Rodgers

Green Bay will give Rodgers' broken collarbone one more week - at least - to heal.

NBA Injury Analysis: Team Triage

The Bucks and Nets are riddled with injuries, and key players are missing time.

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.

Injury Analysis: Cutler's Brief Return

The Bears QB returned sooner-than-expected, but an ankle injury will sideline him for another month.

NBA Injury Analysis: Rough Week for Centers

How long will Tyson Chandler and JaVale McGee be out, and who steps up in their places.

Injury Analysis: Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster

Two more big names lost to injury this week - when will they return?

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.

Injury Analysis: What's Wrong with Tom Brady?

Two straight sub-par games have rumors flying. Is Brady hiding a hand injury?

NBA Injury Analysis: What Injuries Mean

What common injuries mean and how it affects your fantasy lineup.

Injury Analysis: Busy Week for NFL Medical Staffs

Bradford and Wayne are done for the season, but Cutler might miss just three games.

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.

Injury Analysis: Green Bay's WR Corps is Looking a Bit Thin

Both Randall Cobb and James Jones could be sidelined for some time.

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Checkup 2

Which preseason injuries are worth worrying about?

Injury Analysis: A Bad Week for Hamstrings

Michael Vick is among the top players dealing with an injured hamstring as Week 6 approaches.

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.

Injury Analysis: A Tough Week for Running Backs

The Raiders down to third-stringer Rashad Jennings after McFadden, Reece injuries

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

NBA 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.

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.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Eyes on the Prize

Dan Uggla recently had LASIX laser eye surgery in the hopes of improving his batting eye.

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.

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?

Diamond Cuts: The Latest Dodgers Injury

Hanley Ramirez's tumble into the stands has Dodgers fans concerned about his injured shoulder.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Injured Outfielders

Matt Holliday and Yoenis Cespedes top the list this week in Jeff Stotts' weekly injury column.

Diamond Cuts: The All-Scar Team

Giancarlo Stanton was one of three big-time NL outfielders to make Jeff Stotts' list.

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.

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.

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.

Draft Kit: The Durable and the Fragile

Jeff Stotts, certified athletic trainer, highlights the league's safest and riskiest players

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.

Diamond Cuts: Scar Tissue

Jeff Stotts explains the setbacks suffered by Matt Kemp and Hanley Ramirez and expresses some doubt about Giancarlo Stanton.

Diamond Cuts: Kemp's Hamstring

Jeff Stotts breaks down the latest breakdown of Matt Kemp and his Dodgers teammates.

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.

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.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Hamstrung

Hanley Ramirez's sore hamstring is vexing his owners right now.

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.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Pitcher Injuries in LA

Jered Weaver and Zack Greinke headline this week's very busy list of injuries.

NBA Injury Analysis: What's Next for Kobe, Rose and Bynum?

Will we ever see the Black Mamba at full strength again?

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?

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: 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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Another Week, Another Laker Sidelined

What's left of the Lakers' roster fights for a playoff berth

Diamond Cuts: Third Base Carnage

Chase Headley and Hanley Ramirez headline the list of players discussed by Jeff Stotts this week.

NBA Injury Analysis: Gasol Sidelined?

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down Marc Gasol's abdominal injury and more

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Rose and Irving, STAT and 'Melo

Recent injuries raise more questions than answers

NBA Injury Analysis: The King Escapes Injury

An awkward fall during Sunday's win didn't slow LeBron James much.

NBA Injury Analysis: Bogus Bogut

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) gives us an in-depth understanding of the injuries plaguing NBA fantasy players.

NBA Injury Analysis: The All-Scar Team

The most notable injuries of the first half, from @RotowireATC

NBA Injury Analysis: Rose in Bloom

Chicago's superstar point will be back soon - but will he have any healthy teammates?

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo

CP3 should be back soon, Rondo done for the year

NBA Injury Analysis: Stephen Curry Sidelined Again

He's back, but Curry's right ankle will never be 100%

NBA Injury Analysis: Varejao Out, Howard Back

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) explains the latest injuries to two top rebounders

NBA Injury Analysis: The Missing Knicks

New York tries to get by without 'Melo, Stoudemire and Felton

Injury Analysis: Injury Now, Impact Later

Injuries like the one Heath Miller suffered Sunday likely will impact next year's drafts.

NBA Injury Analysis: Mo Williams, 'Sheed and Ty Lawson

Plus: Eric Gordon could be back in uniform soon

Injury Analysis: Gronk Ahead of Schedule

The Pats' all-world TE could be active this weekend

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

NBA Injury Analysis: Nash, Wall, Nowitzki, Stoudemire

A quarter of the season gone, and several stars have yet to appear...

Injury Analysis: No Luck for the Jacksonville Backfield

Montell Owens is the last man standing

NBA Injury Analysis: Rubio's Return

Minnesota gains a PG while the Knicks lose two

Injury Analysis: Cowboys, Eagles Lose Key Skill Guys

Dallas and Philly could be seriously short-handed this week

NBA Injury Analysis: The Brow on the Bench

Anthony Davis' Ankle Becoming a Concern for the Hornets

NBA Injury Analysis: Bynum's Philly Debut Still on Hold

Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) discusses Andrew Bynum's latest setback, Brandon Roy's surgery

Injury Analysis: The Concussion Protocol

Jeff Stotts (@rotowireATC) on what's next for Cutler, Vick and Smith

Injury Analysis: All About Ankles

McFadden and Goodson, Nelson and Harvin

NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Veterans

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at injuries to Steve Nash, Manu Ginobili and other banged up players.

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.

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.

Injury Analysis: Jacksonville's Empty Backfield

Gabbert and MJD Both Hurting

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Kevin Love's injury and other hobbled players.

Team Previews: Dallas Mavericks 2012-13

NBA Injury Analysis: Preseason Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) takes a look at Dirk Nowitzki's injury and other hobbled players.

Injury Analysis: RG3 and Matt Cassel

Two starting QBs and the NFL's concussion protocol

NBA Injury Analysis: Training Camp Notes

Jeff Stotts (@RotoWireATC) breaks down the big injuries to key players as training camp opens.

Diamond Cuts: Looking Ahead

Jose Bautista will be one of the players who Jeff Stotts will be tracking this offseason.

Injury Analysis: Week 4 Injury Breakdown

Reggie Bush a question mark; Revis done for the year

Diamond Cuts: Tex Mess

RotoWire's Jeff Stotts suggests to not count on Mark Teixeira to do much this week.

Diamond Cuts: Tragic Hip

Expect the worst with Clayton Kershaw for the remainder of this season.

Injury Analysis: Week One Injury Updates

Fred Jackson likely out three weeks.

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.

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Could Peterson play in Week 1? Our expert isn't convinced...

Diamond Cuts: Votto's Return

Joey Votto is due back from his knee injury this week.

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

The guys our expert won't touch with a ten-foot pole...

Diamond Cuts: Ribs and Wrists

Brett Lawrie's oblique injury leads off this week's version of Diamond Cuts.

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Gives His Prognosis

Tony Romo's team is falling apart this preseason

Diamond Cuts: Progress, Finally

Jose Bautista is making strides in his efforts to rehab his injury and return.

Injury Analysis: Can You Count on McFadden?

Raiders' RB banged-up again

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.

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

Injury Analysis: The Preseason PUP List

Who's starting camp on the sidelines?

Diamond Cuts: Good News and Bad News

There's good news regarding Giancarlo Stanton and bad news about his teammate Logan Morrison.

Diamond Cuts: Big Names on the DL

Joey Votto is one of the many big names that hit the DL in the last week.

Diamond Cuts: The Doc Is In

You might want to temper your initial expectations for Doc Halladay upon his return.

Diamond Cuts: The All-Scar Team

Jeff Stotts takes a look at those who have broken our heart this season.

Diamond Cuts: Feeling the Heat

Stephen Strasburg departed early from his last start due to a heat illness.

NFL Preseason Injury Outlook: Assessing Injury Risk

Diamond Cuts: Carpenter Progressing

Chris Carpenter has started to face hitters in his rehab. Is he worth a pickup?

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.

Diamond Cuts: Red Lights in Texas

Neftali Feliz and Derek Holland are on the DL, and Alexi Ogando might not be too far behind.

Diamond Cuts: Big Names, Big Injuries

Jeff Stotts has the latest on Matt Kemp, Troy Tulowitzki and other big names.

Diamond Cuts: Three Injured Indians

Asdrubal Cabrera is among the three Indians position players sidelined right now.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Brett Gardner's Setback

Jeff Stotts talks about Brett Gardner's setback and more.

Diamond Cuts: Sad Panda

Pablo Sandoval is out with a broken hamate bone.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Bloody Saturday

Cliff Lee was one of four pitchers to hit the DL on Saturday.

NBA Injury Analysis: Wait Until Next Year

How this year's big injuries will affect next year's fantasy drafts

Diamond Cuts: Ellsbury's Sublexed Shoulder

Jeff Stotts goes into detail about Jacoby Ellsbury's shoulder injury.

NBA Injury Analysis: Love Done for the Season?

Concussion could end Kevin Love's season prematurely

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

D-Wade, Rose, Nene

Diamond Cuts: Starting On the Wrong Foot

B.J. Upton is among the injured starters beginning the year on the DL.

NBA Injury Analysis: Time to Drop STAT

Stoudemire's back problem is probably a season-ender

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: The Nuggets Can't Catch a Break

Danilo Gallinari's Thumb, Rudy Fernandez' Back and Andre Miller's Shoulder

NBA Injury Analysis: Rockets' Backcourt Woes

Kyle Lowry out, Kevin Martin hurting

NBA Injury Analysis: Kobe's All-Star Injury a Test for New Protocols

Broken Nose, Concussion Scare for NBA's Top Scorer

NBA Injury Analysis: The NBA All-Scar Teams

This season's compressed schedule is extra-tough on players dealing with injuries.

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?

Fantasy 101: Understanding Injuries: Understanding Injuries

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

NBA Injury Analysis: Nets Lose Another Guard

MarShon Brooks Out Indefinitely. Plus: Jason Kidd, Gilbert Arenas and More

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Another Setback for Bogut

Oft-injured Milwaukee Center Fractures Ankle

NBA Injury Analysis: Another FOOSH has Rondo Hurting

Celtics' guard is day-to-day after another nasty fall.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Horford's Pectoral Tear Could End His Season

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Manu, Z-Bo, and Nene

NBA Injury Analysis: Ailing Players Around the League

Injury Analysis: Timing is Everything

Like Tony Romo, Adrian Peterson's injury couldn't have come at a worse time for fantasy owners.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Kobe may play through his wrist injury, but Brook Lopez could be sidelined for a long time.

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Hoping for McFadden's return during the playoffs? You may be disappointed.

Dallas Mavericks Preview 2011: Dallas Mavericks Preview 2011

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Updates on Aldridge's heart condition, 'Melo's injury scare and Nowitzki's illness

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Big Ben is banged up again, DeMarco Murray looks done for the year.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Kobe's knee still an issue; Brandon Roy may retire

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

The Bears could be in big trouble with both Cutler and Forte sidelined

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Rudy Gay's shoulder rehab

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates and Analysis

The Texans are going to run out of quarterbacks...

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

The bye week gave Big Ben time to rest his injured thumb; he should be under center this weekend.

The 2011 Dick Martin Award: Kansas City Royals Have Best Medical Staff

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Texans' Shaub, Chiefs' Cassel could be done for the year

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Eli Manning's top target could be back for Week 10

Injury Analysis: Week 8 Injury Updates

Andre Johnson and Hakeem Nicks are hamstrung by leg injuries...

Injury Analysis: Week 7 Injury Updates

Bye week comes at an opportune time for McFadden

Injury Analysis: Week 6 Injury Updates

Campbell could be sidelined for a long time, but Gates should be back this weekend.

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Texans lose Mario Williams for the season, still waiting on Andre Johnson

Injury Analysis: Week 4 Injury Updates

Jeff Stotts has the latest on Roethlisberger, Mendenhall and more.

Injury Analysis: Week 3 Injury Updates

Britt is done for the season, Vick may play with an injured hand

Diamond Cuts: Broken Youk

Injury Analysis: Week 2 Injury Updates

Dallas QB is a risky play this week.

Diamond Cuts: Whoa, Nelly! Cruz Off DL

Steven Jackson, Danny Amendola and Sam Bradford: Week 1 Injury Analysis

The Rams took a beating in their Week 1 loss to Philly

Diamond Cuts: Strasburg Sizzles in Return

Injury Analysis: The Latest on Peyton Manning

The NFL's Iron Man is Doubtful for Week One

Diamond Cuts: Hamstrung Again

Nelson Cruz is on the disabled list with yet another hamstring injury.

Injury Analysis: Peyton Manning and Arian Foster Updates

Diamond Cuts: Rollins Out Again

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

Diamond Cuts: Taking a Toll

Cole Hamels is the latest young ace to get derailed by shoulder inflammation.

Injury Analysis: High-Risk, High-Reward Players

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.

Injury Analysis: Assessing the Early Training Camp Damage

Injury Analysis: Early Training Camp Injuries

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.

Injury Analysis: Early Training Camp Injuries to Watch

Andre Johnson dislocated his finger Tuesday

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.

Injury Analysis: Back to Work

Diamond Cuts: Philling Up The Tank

The Phillies' rotation could get a boost soon from the return of Roy Oswalt.

Assessing Injury Risk: Assessing Injury Risk

Injury Analysis: Players on the Mend

Diamond Cuts: All-Scar Team

Diamond Cuts: Fallen Stars

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.

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.

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.

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.

Diamond Cuts: Fish Out of Water

Could Hanley Ramirez's back injury become a chronic issue?

Diamond Cuts: Chopped Brave

Is it time for owners in one-year leagues to consider trading away Jason Heyward?

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.

Diamond Cuts: Down Goes Soto

Cubs catcher Geovany Soto has landed on the DL after suffering a groin strain in Tuesday's game.

Diamond Cuts: Several Sluggers on the Shelf

Diamond Cuts: Shouldering the Load

Did the extra workload during spring training lead to Neftali Feliz's shoulder woes?

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?

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: Final Week Frustrations

Injury Updates to close out the 2010-2011 NBA Season

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?

NBA Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Latest NBA Injuries

Andrei Kirilenko could be done for the year.

Diamond Cuts: Closers Head to DL

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

West Done for the Year; Deron Williams in Limbo

Diamond Cuts: Spring Injury Update

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Shutting it Down for the Season...

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?

NBA Injury Analysis: Concussions in the NBA

The NFL's most-discussed injury hits Paul, Carter and others

Diamond Cuts: Injury-Riddled Phils

Is Chase Utley's knee injury more serious than the Phillies initially suggested?

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Durant, Smith, Billups

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.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Notes

Watch out for Operation Shutdown

NBA Injury Analysis: Injury Updates

Beaubois, Redd Returning

NBA Injury Analysis: Blazers Back

Brandon Roy and Marcus Camby return to action

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Update

Bruise - more serious than it sounds.

NBA Injury Analysis: D-Wade's New Shades

Wade's Migraine Problems Could Become a Big Headache for Fantasy Owners

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Trainers in Cleveland, Portland and Washington are keeping busy

Offseason Injury Report: Rehabs to Track This Spring

NBA Injury Analysis: Dallas, Cleveland playing short-handed

Caron Butler done for the season and possibly beyond

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Report

Garnett, Nowitzki sidelined

Injury Analysis: Season Finale Injury Updates

Jags' Backfield Could be Missing Garrard and MJD

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

The latest on Brandon Jennings, John Wall and others

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Updates

Concussions Continue to Plague the NFL

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Noah Out Until February; Yao Done Permanently?

Injury Analysis: Week 14 Injury Updates

Packers will be super-cautious after Rodgers' second concussion of the season

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Yao is hurting. What else is new?

Injury Analysis: Week 13 Injury Recap

Ben Roethlisberger should be back this week after breaking his nose Sunday.

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Joe Johnson to Miss a Month

Injury Analysis: Week 12 Injury Report

Peterson's Status Very Much in Question

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.

Injury Analysis: Week 11 Injury Analysis

Giants Running Out of Options at WR

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Analysis

Another lost season for Greg Oden

Injury Analysis: NFL Injury Analysis

Favre goes to visit Dr. Andrews

NBA Injury Analysis: NBA Injury Updates

Anatomy of the sprained ankle

Injury Analysis: Injury Updates

A short week makes things difficult for Roddy White

NBA Injury Analysis: Boozer's Debut Approaching, LeBron's Leg Injury Seems Minor

Carlos Boozer's cast removed; Bulls debut coming soon

NFL Injury Analysis: Another Injury for Favre

Favre hurt again, Michael Vick set to return

NBA Injury Analysis: Grizzlies Lose Two Starters

Z-Bo, Marc Gasol Sidelined

Week Seven Injury Analysis: Two "Iron Men" Hurt

Tony Romo is out, and Brett Favre could be too.

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

NBA Injury Analysis: Arenas: Really Hurting This Time

LeBron's sore hammy shouldn't be a problem

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

Injury Analysis: Recapping the Week 4 Injuries

Kubiak hoping Johnson will play Week 5

2010 Dallas Mavericks Preview: 2010 Dallas Mavericks Preview

Injury Analysis: Superstars on the Mend

Will Kobe, Yao and CP3 be ready to start the season?

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.

Injury Analysis: Week 3 Injury Analysis

The latest on Steven Jackson, Ray Rice, Andre Johnson and more

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.

Injury Analysis: The NFL's new stand on concussions frustrates Witten, fantasy owners

Witten set to return after concussion scare

Diamond Cuts: On the Shelf

Shoulder surgery could sideline Mets ace Johan Santana until June.

NFL Injury Analysis: The League's Focus on Concussions Will be Tested

Goodell's focus on concussions takes center stage

Offseason Injury Report: Paul, Yao, Griffin Ready to Return

Diamond Cuts: Fish Out of Water

Will Josh Johnson's back injury derail him for the rest of the season?

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts on the Key Week 1 Injuries

The latest on Fitzgerald, Wells and more

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Key Injuries

Clinton Portis should be available for Week 1

Diamond Cuts: Neau Progress

The Twins continue to limit the activity of Justin Morneau as he's still experiencing concussion-related symptoms.

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Key Injuries

Owen Daniels Returns from a Torn ACL

Diamond Cuts: Handle with Care

The Nats will be understandably cautious with young ace Stephen Strasburg.

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Key Injuries

Percy Harvin's migraines are becoming a headache to fantasy owners

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.

Injury Analysis: Jeff Stotts Breaks Down the Preseason's Key Injuries

Can Wes Welker Return at Full Strength?

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?

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.

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?

Diamond Cuts: Back to the DL

Manny Ramirez continues to be hampered by leg injuries, and he's back on the DL for the third time this season.

Diamond Cuts: Greinke’s Surprise Scratch

Diamond Cuts: Down Goes Yo

How long will the Brewers have to go without ace Yovani Gallardo?

Diamond Cuts: Thumbs Down

Jason Heyward is one of three key players to land on the DL with a thumb injury. Jeff Stotts takes a closer look...

Diamond Cuts: Hips Don't Lie

Is the pain in A-Rod's surgically-repaired hip this season related to his 2009 operation?

Diamond Cuts: Ready to Cruz Again

Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz is nearing the start of a minor league rehab assignment.

Diamond Cuts: Thumbs Down

Aramis Ramirez has finally landed on the DL with his ongoing thumb issues.

Diamond Cuts: Latest Injury Analysis

NBA Injury Analysis: Bogut, Bosh injuries mar the final weeks of the season

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Injury Analysis: Injury Update

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