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Author Archives: Matthew Betz

I'm a sports and orthopedic physical therapist currently working in Burlington, VT. I've been a sports fan my entire life and when I became a PT, I decided to combine my two passions into one awesome hobby. My goal is to provide injury analysis and information so that you can win your next dynasty title. Follow me on twitter: @TheFantasyPT

Instant Reaction: David Johnson’s Wrist Injury

Man, Week 1 in the NFL was brutal as there were many injuries, some of which were season ending, or long-term injuries, that affected big time players. Unfortunately, David Johnson, the consensus #1 overall pick in redraft and arguably the ...

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Anatomy of an Injury: PCL Injuries

Thus far in the ‘Anatomy of an Injury’ series, we’ve learned more about microfracture surgery, ACL reconstruction, and meniscus injuries. In part 4 of the series, we will examine PCL injuries. While not nearly as common as ACL injuries, PCL ...

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Anatomy of an Injury: Meniscus Injuries

Thus far in my “Anatomy of an Injury” series, I’ve discussed how microfracture surgery and ACL reconstruction can affect a player’s dynasty value. This week, we will dive deeper into meniscus injuries. Happy reading! Anatomy:  Three bones in the body ...

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Top 10 Injury Concerns Heading Into 2017 – Part 2

In my last article, I highlighted players 10 to 6 on my list of top injury concerns heading into the 2017 season. All players on the list from 10 to 6 experienced a season ending injury in 2016. For my ...

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Top 10 Injury Concerns Heading Into 2017 – Part 1

In the first of a two part series, I highlight my top 10 injury concerns heading into 2017. Players listed below are ranked in descending order from least concerned to most concerned. = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Minnesota ...

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Anatomy of an Injury: ACL Reconstruction

Last month kicked off the inaugural ‘Anatomy of an Injury’ series, which will highlight various NFL injuries over the course of the next several weeks. If you missed it, I discussed the details behind microfracture surgery and what it means ...

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Anatomy of an Injury: Microfracture Surgery

Readers, fantasy fans, dynasty owners, and football junkies – today marks the release of a series of articles I will be releasing on Dynasty Nerds to make you a more educated owner. Injuries are a part of fantasy football that ...

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James Conner – The Comeback Kid

“I choose not to fear cancer…I will play football again.” Yes, James, you will – for the Pittsburgh Steelers after being drafted in the 3rd round in this year’s NFL draft. By now, I’m sure most of you have at ...

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Leonard Fournette’s Ankle

Throughout the course of the past few weeks, I’ve discussed injuries to top tier players in this year’s class. We’ve learned more about John Ross’s knees, Dalvin Cook’s shoulders and Mike Williams’ neck. Next, I discuss the 2017 4th overall ...

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Mike Williams – A pain in the neck?

The NFL draft has come and gone, and now we can spend our time debating the top rookie rankings with landing spot added to the equation. Last week, the Los Angeles (that still feels weird to say) Chargers selected Mike ...

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