Thursday games under fire in NFL injury crisis

November 14th, 2017

When Richard Sherman became the latest high-profile NFL star to suffer a season-ending injury in Seattle's bruising victory over Arizona last week, it was not long before a familiar culprit found itself in the dock. Sherman, who suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon, was one of around 15 players who finished the game hurt or injured. For Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin, the blame should be put squarely on the scheduling of the game on Thursday.