Posts Tagged Athlete health

Reports: Redskins’ RG3 says he has no fracture

Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) leaves the game on a cart after injuring his left ankle during the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins are optimistic that Robert Griffin III will return this season. Less clear is how much more Griffin can take before the “injury-prone” label supersedes anything else he accomplishes in his NFL career.

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Running backs emerge as Bengals stay unbeaten

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton (14) congratulates running back Giovani Bernard after he scored on a 4-yard run in the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Frank Victores)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Giovani Bernard headed up the field, saw Falcons defensive end Jonathan Massaquoi in his way and did a high-hurdle move to clear him.

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Bears show they’re not ready to be written off

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, left, hugs Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler after an NFL football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. The Bears won 28-20. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears aren’t ready to be written off just yet.

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Chiefs down 7 starters to injuries, suspensions

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) and Jamaal Charles (25) warm up prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain and safety Eric Berry also has an ankle sprain, throwing their status into question for Sunday’s game in Miami.

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No. 1 Florida State’s injured starters return

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher says starting defensive tackle Eddie Goldman will practice Monday after suffering an ankle injury against The Citadel in the Seminoles’ home opener.

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