Episode 114: How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

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In the Zone
How do allografts compare to autografts for ACL surgery?

That’s Gotta Hurt
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Brian Cushing – Houston Texans linebacker
Jay Cutler – Chicago Bears quarterback
Nerlens Noel – Philadelphia 76ers center
Allen Craig – St. Louis Cardinals first baseman
Jermichael Finley – Green Bay Packers tight end

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