You can’t use this as excuse – most teams are dealing with it Dan Leberfeld

This excuse isn’t going to fly. Most teams are dealing with it.

Talking about injuries.

As Tony Dungy always said: “No excuses, no explanations.”

Injuries are a part of the NFL’s fabric. Look at the nature of the sport; one of the most violent games around. Of course there are going to be injuries.

So you deal with them and move forward, and never use them as an excuse.

If you think your favorite team is the most ravaged by injuries, just look around the league.

Like the Dallas Cowboys last week, with myriad players out, including both of their superb offensive tackles, they staged an amazing comeback to beat the Atlanta Falcons, 40-39.

Look at the San Francisco 49ers down three defensive ends, two corners and more, and they still managed to win big last week.

Regardless of injuries, you still have to figure out a way to win games.

There are SO many teams with SO many injuries.

Just look around the league.

But as good football cultures always say: “Next man up.”

And they never bring up injuries as an excuse, publicly – ever!


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