Originally Posted by JonJon
Are there really that many injuries happening on kickoffs to even have this considered? I'd like to see the injury ratio for kickoff returns. I can't imagine it being that much higher than any other play.
I have wondered about that. I do think the severity of the injuries on kickoffs is pretty significant. Of the major neck and spinal injuries that have occurred in the NFL they seem to mostly happen on kickoffs. At least that is the perception I have.