Fred Taylor Comments on Undisclosed Injuries Suffered During NFL Career

August 31, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former NFL running back Fred Taylor stated Wednesday that recent medical tests showed he suffered a series of previously unknown injuries during his career, which team doctors never revealed to him.
Taylor, who played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots across a 13-year pro career, explained the situation through a series of posts on his official Twitter account. He noted the examination came after lingering issues with his shoulders:
Visited Chicago last week for full [orthopedic] exam. Took 11 MRIs and 12 X-rays. Got results yesterday. Somehow I played career with fractured clavicle, 2 partially torn labrum, one in each shoulder. I'm Appalled! I was never told this as a player. Oversight? Or BS!
I've always gotten a sensation [in] my shoulders but I [thought] it was fatigue. All these years have [passed] and now I discover my shoulders [jacked].
He added: "Even through all the injuries and the lingering injuries, somehow the league still managed ...

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