How Often Do Football Players Experience Neck Injuries?

Many of us watching Monday Night Football, Raiders versus the Broncos, saw the concerning injury to Raider’s cornerback Gareon Conley. While attempting to tackle Bronco’s Royce Freeman, the Raider’s safety, Abram, caught the top of Conley’s helmet with his leg, producing sudden axial compression and flexion. One of the most dangerous compression/ flexion injuries to…