Oct 20, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne (87) reacts after sustaining an injury against the Denver Broncos in the 2nd half during the game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

ACL Tears in The 2013 NFL Season

The guys over at Reddit have some great content. Here is one of the posts that is on top of the hot list today. It is the ongoing list of torn ACLs from this season.  This post goes back to the beginning of the league year, so it will include injuries that happened in training camp. To their count, they have 38 and growing. Here is the running list:

  • LB Victor Butler (NO)
  • OL Dan Koppen (DEN)
  • DE Melvin Ingram (SD)
  • DE Greg Scruggs (SEA)
  • CB Aaron Berry (NYJ)
  • LB Jonas Mouton (SD)
  • WR Jeremy Maclin (PHI)
  • WR Armon Binns (MIA)
  • LB Darius Fleming (SF)
  • LB Jason Phillips (PHI)
  • FB Mike Zordich (CAR)
  • OL Bryan Bulaga (GB)
  • CB Chris Culliver (SF)
  • WR Arrelious Benn (PHI)
  • WR Danario Alexander (SD)
  • WR Joseph Morgan (NO)
  • WR Vidal Hazleton (NYJ)
  • DE Phillip Hunt (PHI)
  • WR Keolah Pilares (CAR)
  • WR Kevin Elliott (BUF)
  • TE Dustin Keller (MIA)
  • CB Richard Crawford (WAS)
  • DE Will Smith (NO)
  • FS Stevie Brown (NYG)
  • OL Maurkice Pouncey (PIT)
  • RB LaRod Stephens-Howling (PIT)
  • OL Garry Williams (CAR)
  • DT Henry Melton (CHI)
  • RB Vick Ballard (IND)
  • DT Nate Collins (CHI)
  • OL Amini Silatolu (CAR)
  • QB Brian Hoyer (CLE)
  • LB Bryan Kehl (WAS)
  • WR Charles Johnson (CLE)
  • RB Mike Goodson (NYJ)
  • LB Desmond Bishop (MIN)
  • QB Sam Bradford (STL)
  • WR Reggie Wayne (IND)

The ACL bug has been spreading around the league. It feels like they are hitting harder this year over years past too. It is a sad deal for all the players that have gone down. Such a tough injury that kicks you out for a whole season.

H/T Reddit

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