How Did Logan Mankins Play An Entire Season With A Torn ACL?

Last week, we learned via Adam Schefter that Patriots offensive guard Logan Mankins played the entire 2011 season on a torn ACL. Mankins, who sustained the injury in New England's season opener, finally had surgery to repair the ligament last February. Until then, however, the injury hadn't been diagnosed and, as… » 9/19/12 2:05pm 9/19/12 2:05pm

Win A Championship, Lose A Knee

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 2/08/12 2:30pm 2/08/12 2:30pm

The Kansas City Chiefs' Sad Cavalcade Of Torn Knee Ligaments

We're doing a season-long NFL roundtable with our friends at Slate. Check back here each week as a rotating cast of football watchers discusses the weekend's key plays, coaching decisions, and traumatic brain injuries. » 9/19/11 4:30pm 9/19/11 4:30pm