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AuthorThe Student Doc

I'm a 3rd year Doctor of Physical Therapy Student with a special interest in orthopedic rehabilitation and human performance. Fantasy football is my hobby that slowly morphed into a part-time job. My wife and I have two maltese dogs and a rabbit. We love to travel and drink craft beer. Please don't hesitate to e-mail me with any questions. Email: fakefootballinjuries@gmail.com

6 Injury Secrets for Fantasy Football

Unfortunately, injuries are a part of the game. I never want us to forget that these players are humans first. However, it is my job is to help navigate the fantasy football waters when players are inevitably injured. I’ll cut through the fluff on this one. I want to share the 6 secrets I personally use to leverage injuries in fantasy football. Let’s dive in…

6 Things to Watch For as the Todd Gurley Owner in Fantasy Football

Before diving in, here’s a quick anatomy lesson: The knee joint is made of the kneecap (patella), tibia (shin bone), and femur (upper leg). On the inside of the knee joint, between the upper leg and shin, there exists a thick layer of connective tissue called the meniscus. The meniscus has two parts, a lateral (outside) portion and a medial (inside) portion. The meniscus is there to provide stability, reduce friction within the knee, and uphold the integrity of the joint. Think of the meniscus as the brake pads on a car. See the picture below for an illustration…