Posts Tagged Athlete health

Palmer says offense needs to be team’s backbone

Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer throws during an NFL football camp practice, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — A better offense could offset any problems that surface for what has been a stout defense in Arizona.

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Doug Martin happy to be back on field with Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Doug Martin is back from an injury that sidelined him for most of last season and confident he can regain the form that made him one of the most productive running backs in the NFL as a rookie.

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Wolfpack’s Byrd back from 3rd serious knee injury

In this Sept. 28, 2013, photo, N.C. State NCAA college football safety Jarvis Byrd (14) tackles Central Michigan running back Saylor Lavallii (6) during the second half of  a game against Central Michigan in Raleigh, N.C. North Carolina State safety Jarvis Byrd has suffered three serious knee injuries in his college career, including last year in the fifth game of the season. Now Byrd is a sixth-year senior is slowly working his way back in preseason camp with the hope of playing meaningful snaps.(AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman)  MANDATORY CREDIT-ETHAN HYMAN, THE NEWS & OBSERVER

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Jarvis Byrd figured he was done with football after suffering the third serious knee injury of his college career last season.

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Panthers, Patriots take different approach to game

In this Aug. 17, 2014, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) scrambles against the Kansas City Chiefs during the first half of a preseason NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C. Newton and the Panthers will need to rewrite history if they hope to repeat as NFC South champions this season. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Now the New England Patriots will play theirs.

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Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has what coach Jason Garrett describes as a career-ending neck injury.

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