Career Altering Injuries

of 102Photo
  • Daniel Gibson, Keyshia & Daniel: Family First
  • Daunte Culpepper
  • Alvin Williams
  • Sterling Sharpe
  • Michael Irvin
  • Kirby Puckett
  • Kevin Everett
  • Mack Strong
  • Reggie Bush
  • Derek Jeter

Daunte Culpepper

The knees are one of the keys to a successful career in football, so a professional player injuring this particular body part is often career altering or career ending. In 2001, Daunte Culpepper learned this lesson and, although he went on to play for a few more seasons after recovering, he was never the same.

(Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)