Anterior Cruciate Ligament
The Miami Dolphins lost tight end Dustin Keller to a season-ending knee injury in the preseason. As the regular season continues to march on, Keller’s injury was a foreshadowing of an alarming trend in the most popular sport in America.
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather developed his hard-hitting reputation while at the University of Miami. But, his hard hits are coming with a price and he has a new target in mind: opponents’ anterior cruciate ligaments.
Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had successful knee surgery early Wednesday morning to repair two ligaments he damaged last weekend. Griffin’s operation was performed by the world-renowned orthopedist, Dr. James Andrews.