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Union: Injuries were up in 2010

Updated: January 28, 2011, 5:20 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The NFL players union says the average number of injuries has risen during the 2010 season.

In a report released Friday called "Dangers of the Game of Football," the NFLPA says injuries increased from 3.2 to 3.7 per week per team and the share of players injured increased to 63 percent compared to a 2002-09 average of 59 percent.

The report also shows that 13 percent of all injuries required players to be placed on injured reserve this season, compared to an average of ...

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