Gonzalez and The Dreaded Non-Contact Knee Injury

Posted: 13th September 2009 by Marc Silberman in NFL
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Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Anthony Gonzalez went down in the first quarter today with a non-contact right knee injury in the Colt’s win against the Jaguars.    It appeared his right foot got stuck in the turf while planting on his right foot and cutting left. He wasn't touched on the play.  He didn't bear weight on his right leg walking off the field, and didn't return to play. Peyton Manning should appropriately "feel sick". Between 72 percent and 95 percent of ACL injuries are "noncontact", occurring in athletes who haven't collided with a person or taken a blow to the knee. If there was a pop and immediate swelling, then there is an 85 percent chance his ACL ruptured, 10 percent chance he dislocated his patella, and a five percent chance another type of sprain ...

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