Neck Stinger: A Look at the Injury Keeping Chris Samuels Out Against the Chiefs

Posted: 13th October 2009 by Christopher Stulginsky, PT in NFL
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If you were trenched up in your football cave this weekend and saw clips from the Redskins-Panthers game, you watched the pressure the Panthers' defensive line was able to apply to Redskins quarterback Jason Campbell, ultimately resulting in five sacks for the game.á The Panthers' defense was aided by the loss of Redskins six-time Pro Bowl left tackle Chris Samuels, who left the game at the conclusion of the second play from scrimmage after suffering a neck stinger. As a result, Samuels will be held out next week against the Kansas City Chiefs. A stinger is a painful condition which usually is result of a direct blow to the head, neck, or shoulder; however, it is possible in any sport or activity. In this case, the injury was suffered after Samuels went to block Panthers defensive end Tyl ...

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