By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.
AP Pro Football Writer
Hamstring pulls, ligament tears and ankle sprains can be as formidable an opponent for NFL teams as a high-scoring offense or stingy defense. Seven-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady once said there’s a 100% injury rate in the NFL. Navigating those injuries could make the difference between a squad seeing its season sink or beating the odds and making the playoffs. Among the most common football-related injuries are Achilles tendon ruptures, concussions, sprained ankles and turf toe.