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Not saying it can't happen. Rather, it's not simply a statistical question.
Okay, well I'm done circling this. Go back and read what you wrote because it basically dismisses that our old injured players are anything to worry about.
 

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There's a difference between flukey injuries and guys that have nagging injuries and recurring issues with the same injuries.

Watt has had multiple injuries in the same spot, like his back, and has had muscle tears in different areas all over his body, showing he is prone to them. Green has dealt with foot/toe/ankle ligament damage for multiple years, even before sitting out 2019. Both players have a 91% chance of reinjury. It's not like they had an awkward fall or got blindsided. You can have a reasonable predictor of injury especially as guys age and wear down.

I spent the whole offseason last year arguing against extending Hump largely due to his frequent lower leg injuries. Then he had a career year, played the last 32 games and nobody can shut up about it.

In 4 years with Philly Hicks missed every alternate season with major injuries but played all 32 games since he came here.

Alford never had any season ending injuries nor missed major time before coming here but has missed 2 straight seasons.

The truth is, there is rarely such a thing as truly injury prone. Marcus Gilbert is about as close as you get, his whole career has been injury hit, but otherwise it's really just pot luck.

Watt may or may not get injured. But there's no foretelling it. It's a very violent game and crap happens.
 
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I spent the whole offseason last year arguing against extending Hump largely due to his frequent lower leg injuries. Then he had a career year, played the last 32 games and nobody can shut up about it.

In 4 years with Philly Hicks missed every alternate season with major injuries but played all 32 games since he came here.

Alford never had any season ending injuries nor missed major time since coming here but has missed 2 straight seasons.

The truth is, there is rarely such a thing as truly injury prone. Marcus Gilbert is about as close as you get, his whole career has been injury hit, but otherwise it's really just pot luck.

Watt may or may not get injured. But there's no foretelling it. It's a very violent game and crap happens.

Good post
 

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lol... outside of being injury prone Connor isn’t THAT bad.... His YPC and nose for end zone speak for itself.
2019 was brutal to watch from him. He had a slight improvement in 2020, but there's no excuse for why he was so mediocre with that group of receivers to cover. He's the best of the bad that's out there, but he's not an answer in my book.

I spent the whole offseason last year arguing against extending Hump largely due to his frequent lower leg injuries. Then he had a career year, played the last 32 games and nobody can shut up about it.

In 4 years with Philly Hicks missed every alternate season with major injuries but played all 32 games since he came here.

Alford never had any season ending injuries nor missed major time since coming here but has missed 2 straight seasons.

The truth is, there is rarely such a thing as truly injury prone. Marcus Gilbert is about as close as you get, his whole career has been injury hit, but otherwise it's really just pot luck.

Watt may or may not get injured. But there's no foretelling it. It's a very violent game and crap happens.
The guys you're mentioning didn't join our team at 32. Being 32 alone is enough of a reason to anticipate a drop off, much less the new additions missing significant amounts of time in the past three years. Pardon me if I don't want to add more old and injured guys hoping it works out.

And Hicks is your next example? Is anyone hyped about Hicks' performance as a Card?

Yes, there really is a such thing as injury prone. It's statistically true.

Look, someone did the work for me: https://www.footballoutsiders.com/stat-analysis/2018/what-does-injury-prone-mean-nfl
 

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Connor is not flashy but can get the tough yards and can share carries with Edmonds, plus he is an adequate receiver out of the back field
Then he is a good guy who fought a bad desease, so I can see Michael Bidwill and the organization being interested
 

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I spent the whole offseason last year arguing against extending Hump largely due to his frequent lower leg injuries. Then he had a career year, played the last 32 games and nobody can shut up about it.

In 4 years with Philly Hicks missed every alternate season with major injuries but played all 32 games since he came here.

Alford never had any season ending injuries nor missed major time before coming here but has missed 2 straight seasons.

The truth is, there is rarely such a thing as truly injury prone. Marcus Gilbert is about as close as you get, his whole career has been injury hit, but otherwise it's really just pot luck.

Watt may or may not get injured. But there's no foretelling it. It's a very violent game and crap happens.

Agreed, this is a solid post. I was about to say, "Oh yes there is," until you admitted to Marcus Gilbert :)
 
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