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Injured Players Thread (3/6: Staal Out Indefinitely; Not Career Threatening)
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02-18-2013, 11:58 AM
Join Date: Sep 2008
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Bwahahaha!!! Wind knocked out of him? Whiplash? Oh my god.
Here you rant about making a diagnosis and yet you are putting forth two. The difference is, yours are actually laughable.
I didn't diagnose anyone. I didn't claim that I knew a time table or even an injury. I offered an alternative view to what could have happened since many make doom and gloom proclamations and they almost never come true.
You don't see the injury. All you see is his reaction.
Also, have you ever gotten the wind knocked out of you? When I played soccer in hs I had a similar thing happen to me as Powe did. I went up for a header, the other guy cut out my legs from under me, i fell straight on my back/ribs. Wind knocked right out of me, i nearly blacked out. I'm sure i looked as dazed as Powe. As for whiplash, in the scenario I gave that would be a viable reason for why they held him out for the rest of the game. Its not uncommon and the way he landed could have more than induced a significant amount of discomfort from, yes, whiplash.
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