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The 2021 NFL season is on!  3DPT will be highlighting injuries common in the world of professional football.    Each week we’ll take a look at any injuries that may have occurred in the games of the week and give you some insight on the injury – how it occurred and recovery time. Click here to read 2020 3DPT NFL Injury Review blog posts.

Conference Championship: Tyler Higbee

Conference Championship: Tyler Higbee

At a Glance - Player: Tyler Higbee Position: Tight End Team: Los Angeles Rams Injury: Knee Injury (Unspecified) Projected Recovery Time: 2-8 weeks The LA Rams are going to the Super Bowl! The NFC champions punched their ticket to the game on February 13th after...

Divisional Round: Cameron Sample

Divisional Round: Cameron Sample

At a Glance - Player: Cameron Sample Position: Defensive End Team: Cincinnati Bengals Injury: Adductor (Groin) Strain Projected Recovery Time: 2-8 weeks The Cincinnati Bengals have been very impressive this season, and this past weekend was no exception. After...

Wild Card Weekend:  Nick Bosa

Wild Card Weekend: Nick Bosa

At a Glance - Player: Nick Bosa Position: Defensive End Team: San Francisco 49ers Injury: Concussion Projected Recovery Time: 2 weeks – 2+ months The San Francisco 49ers are making a surprising run in this year’s playoffs, eliminating the Dallas Cowboys. They did lose...

Week 18: Cam Akers

Week 18: Cam Akers

At a Glance - Player: Cam Akers Position: Running back Team: Los Angeles Rams Injury: Achilles Repair (after tearing it during preseason) Projected Recovery Time: 6-12 months The LA Rams saw the shocking return of Cam Akers, an exceptional running back who tore his...

Week 17: Lucas Niang

Week 17: Lucas Niang

At a Glance - Player: Lucas Niang Position: Right Tackle Team: Kansas City Chiefs Injury: Patellar Tendon Tear Projected Recovery Time: 6-8 months The Kansas City Chiefs have certainly turned a corner during the second half of this season. Though they were on the...

Week 16: Clyde Edwards-Helaire

Week 16: Clyde Edwards-Helaire

At a Glance - Player: Clyde Edwards-Helaire Position: Running Back Team: Kansas City Chiefs Injury: Collar bone injury Projected Recovery Time: 2-6 weeks The Kansas City Chiefs have been on a hot streak, winning each of their last 8 games played. They without a doubt...

Week 15: Chris Godwin

Week 15: Chris Godwin

At a Glance - Player: Chris Godwin Position: Wide Receiver Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers Injury: ACL and MCL sprain Projected Recovery Time: 9-12 months The reigning Super Bowl champions are once again heavy favorites in the NFC. However, in Sunday night’s performance...

Week 14: Randall Cobb

Week 14: Randall Cobb

At a Glance - Player: Randall Cobb Position: Wide Receiver Team: Green Bay Packers Injury: Core Injury with subsequent surgery Projected Recovery Time: 4-8 wks The Green Bay Packers have had a very successful 2021 season. Though the Packers administration has not done...

Week 13: Christian McCaffrey (#2)

Week 13: Christian McCaffrey (#2)

At a Glance - Player: Christian McCaffrey Position: Running back Team: Carolina Panthers Injury: Ankle Injury Projected Recovery Time: 2-6 months The Panthers have experienced a whirlwind of a season, after starting off hot and now being 5-7, and injuries to their...

Week 11: Chris Carson

Week 11: Chris Carson

At a Glance - Player: Chris Carson Position: Running Back Team: Seattle Seahawks Injury: Unspecified neck injury with subsequent surgery Projected Recovery Time: 16-24 weeks The Seattle Seahawks have had a disappointing season in 2021, largely at the hand of injuries....