Fake Injuries

Stevie Brown #27 of the New York Giants is in pain after injuring his leg after making an interception against Geno Smith #7 of the New York Jets during their pre season game at MetLife Stadium on August 24, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Easy Way To Stop Fake Injuries In NFL

The growing popularity of fast-paced, no-huddle offenses in college and pro football games has apparently led to more faked injuries on defense to slow the action and substitute more players. “It’s something that has to be watched,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.


Deon Grant of the New York Giants is tended to by the Giants medical training staff. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The NFL Crackdown On Phony Injuries

The NFL is warning teams they’ll face fines, suspensions and loss of draft picks if it’s determined their players are faking injuries to slow down an opponent’s hurry-up offense.


Jeff Maehl #23 of the Oregon Ducks flies through the air after being hit by Josh Hill #23 of the California Golden Bears (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Ducks Fans Accuse Cal Players Of Faking Injuries

Opposing teams have tried just about everything to stop top-ranked Oregon’s high-speed offense without much success.

CBS San Francisco–11/17/2010