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Injury Impact Not Only In New England

Sure enough the injury to Wes Welker grabbed the headlines around the country this week, but there were some other key injuries to note. Some of them are just as devastating to those teams in the playoffs.

For all the debate about the horrid final slate of regular-season games with so many playoff contenders resting key players, it's injuries to several marquee starters that could shape the postseason.Everyone knows the hit the Patriots took with the blown-out knee wide receiver Wes Welker suffered on a soft field in Houston. But a pair of injuries on the defensive side of the ball could have an...

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