This is an old article from the 2016 NFL season that covers MCL injury rehabilitation. To go directly to MCL injury rehabilitation considerations, click here.
A trio of star NFL running backs (Le’Veon Bell, Matt Forte, and Reggie Bush) went down with MCL injuries this past week.
Week 8 in the NFL was a crazy one. From the greatest fantasy football game ever in the form of the Giants vs Saints, to a Lions beatdown in London, and an overtime thriller on Monday Night Football between the Colts and Panthers, there was a ton of great football to watch. However, what tends to fly under the radar to unsuspecting fans is the absurd number of injuries that occur on a weekly basis. Week 8, in particular, was an injury-filled week that will not only have a drastic impact on teams moving forward, but also marks the beginning of an intensive rehabilitation program for those professional athletes who rely on their health to provide for their families.