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Articles tagged with 'injuries'


Doctor details the problems with oblique injuries for Brewers, Packers

Published Aug. 20, 2014

Key members of the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers have suffered oblique injuries this year, but it has affected each differently. caught up with Dr. Omar Darr of Aurora Health Care to explain what those injuries mean and how they can affect the two sports (and their positions) differently.


The good, the bad and the odd of the Packers' season

Published Jan. 7, 2014

There was plenty to cheer for during the 2013 Green Bay Packers' season, plenty to shake your head at, and enough to wonder what exactly was going on out there. Here are some of the good, the bad and the odd moments and players that helped define the 2013 Packers season.


Defining the "Packers Way"

Published Dec. 25, 2013

It is easy to say it's all about the "next man up" when it comes to injuries in the NFL, and the Green Bay Packers are no different than every other team in that regard. But, the way they find and prepare those "next men" is unique, and it defines the "Packers Way."


Packers and Bucks suffer a winter of our discontent

Published Nov. 19, 2013

With sincere apologies to both John Steinbeck and William Shakespeare, now is "The Winter of Our Discontent." These are not good times for either the Packers or Bucks, and both are suffering from the same thing: injuries.


Packers injury situation not as bad as other teams'

Published Oct. 25, 2013

The Green Bay Packers have a chance to separate themselves from the rest of the NFC North this weekend with a win in Minnesota and Detroit facing a tough Dallas team. It's amazing to think about that, considering the key players the Packers have lost to injury. But, they're not as bad off as other teams around the league.


Top Packers injuries of all-time

Published Oct. 15, 2013

The Green Bay Packers are once again dealing with a bevy of injuries, but fortunately none seems too serious or career-threatening. Through its long and storied history, the Packers have suffered through some pretty significant injures. Some turned out OK, others made lasting impacts on the organization.


Should the Packers call on Driver?

Published Oct. 14, 2013

The Green Bay Packers lost receivers James Jones and Randall Cobb to injury on Sunday. While they heal, should the team call Donald Driver and see if he is willing to fill in?


Packers' Hawk once again in the spotlight

Published Oct. 10, 2013

A.J. Hawk is in his eighth season in Green Bay, and in that time he's been celebrated, maligned, cut and re-signed. Now, with star Clay Matthews out for a month and other linebackers hurting, the spotlight is back on the former No. 5 overall pick.


Injury prevention proving tough for Packers

Published July 30, 2013

The season-long storyline for the Green Bay Packers in 2012 was the seemingly weekly addition of key players to injury lists. Preventing such injuries is top of mind in training camp - though health will always prove elusive in the NFL.


Has the WBC contributed to Brewers issues?

Published July 11, 2013

A dozen members of the Milwaukee Brewers organization participated in the World Baseball Classic this spring. All of them have had some sort of issue, be it with health or productivity, since then.


The Milwaukee curse

Published Feb. 21, 2013

There are some labels in sports an athlete wants to have: "a closer." "Clutch." "A competitor." Others, not so much. But there is one label that is the worst of all, and unfortunately many Milwaukee athletes have been stuck with it.


Location of pain isn't always the problem

Published Jan. 30, 2013

Have you ever been treated for an injury only to find the pain returns? Have you ever considered if there was something you could do to decrease your risk of ACL tears, knee meniscus tears, rotator cuff injuries, headaches, low back pain, disc herniations, osteoarthritis, or any one of hundreds of other common conditions that to nag millions of Americans each year?


Packers band together as injuries mount

Published Oct. 28, 2012

The Green Bay Packers won their third straight game Sunday by defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 24-15 at Lambeau Field, but it hasn't been easy as the team has been losing multiple players to injury on a weekly basis.


Brewers can make a run despite injury problems

Published May 8, 2012

It doesn't look good, but it's still too early in the season to call it a day on the Milwaukee Brewers - especially if some players who are currently under-performing step up.