In the NFL, there are approximately 2000 injuries to players per year on average.
The average injury results in 1.7 weeks lost of playing time.
The most common injuries are:
The two injuries most likely to end a player’s career are ACL injuries and Achilles tendon injuries.
The teams with the most injuries in 2016 were: 1. Green Bay Packers, 2. Washington Redskins and 3. Pittsburgh Steelers.
The average team has 27 medical personnel on the sidelines of a game, including physicians, paramedics, chiropractors, dentists, and trainers.