Carroll Injury Report: Portis may be ready for Week 1
The biggest injury on the football radar right now is the shoulder of Clinton Portis. Portis had a subluxation of his right shoulder, commonly called a 'partial dislocation.' The humeral head sits in the shallow cup of the glenoid fossa. When the head comes all the way out of the cup and has to be put back in place, that's a dislocation. A subluxation comes up to the rim, but not quite out. There's still trauma, usually a stretching of the ligaments and tendons in the shoulder capsule that are not designed for such motion.
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