Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson's durability stands out even more as his contemporaries get KO'd

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Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson's durability stands out even more as his contemporaries get KO'd
Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson's durability stands out even more as his contemporaries get KO'd

Matt Calkins: Russell Wilson's durability stands out even more as his contemporaries get KO'd Drew Brees was one of the last ones left. Then, he hurt his thumb Sunday and joined a not-so-exclusive club. Comb through the Super Bowl winners in the past 15 years, and most of the quarterbacks for those trophy-hoisting teams have an unenviable commonality: They've missed significant chunks of a season due to injury. Tom Brady sat out 15 games in 2008 with an ACL tear. Peyton Manning vanished in 2011 with a neck issue. Aaron Rodgers missed seven games in 2013 and nine in 2017. Carson Wentz missed three regular-season games and three playoff games in 2017. Joe Flacco had his hip last year. Ben Roethlisberger

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