Check out the latest "Pat & Aaron Show Injury Report with Dr. Jeffrey Kannen, from this morning on 95.3 WDAE.
Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest on the field after tackling Cincinnati Bengals receiver Tee Higgins. Hamlin was hit in the chest, got up after the tackle, then collapsed. His heartbeat was restored on the field
-What happened here that led to the cardiac arrest?
-How does the NFL avoid this in the future?
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Nick Foles injured his ribs in the final minute of the second quarter on Sunday after being sacked by New York Giants linebacker Kayvon Thibodeaux.
-What’s the healing process?
-How often do we see broken ribs from non-athletes?
Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett made an impressive comeback from his hand surgery, missing just one game before returning to play the New York Jets in Week 17.
-How did he even do this?
-Can you further damage the hand by playing?
Bucs Center Ryan Jensen went down during a July 28 practice and was feared to be out for the season with a knee injury. He is practicing with the team. Details about the injury are still unclear
-What could the injury possibly be?
-Is it long enough, can he possibly be ready for the playoffs?