What you need to know about artificial turf and the new crop of turf toe injuries

On Monday, The New York Times reported that artificial turf toe injury cases have increased nearly 20 percent in 2017.The newspaper cited an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found the number of reported cases rose from 1,800 in the fourth quarter of 2017 to 2,600 in the first quarter of …

How football’s turf toe injury crisis could affect the NFL’s future

A new study has found that the turf toe has long been a source of concern for many football players.The study, published in the journal PLOS ONE, looked at a large sample of more than 5,000 football players over the course of five years, looking at the prevalence of turf toe injuries in the league …

Top Ten turf toe injuries from the 2018 NFL season

10.DeSean Jackson, Eagles: Out for the season with a turf toe on his left foot, Jackson is still looking for his first 100-yard receiving game of the season.10.Michael Crabtree, Panthers: The Panthers were without cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III for the first three games, but Crabtree returned against the Jets on Monday night and made his …