The 25 Greatest Sports Careers Ruined by Injury

10. Terrell Davis

Sport: Football
Years Active: 1995-2002
Career Stats: 7,607 YDS 60 TD
Injuries: Torn right ACL and MCL, arthroscopic surgery on both knees, stress reaction in lower left leg

As one of the greatest Denver Broncos to ever play the game, Terrell Davis left his mark on the NFL during his seven years in the league. In his first season, TD established himself after rushing for over 1,117 yards. After setting a Broncos record with 13 rushing touchdowns in '96, Davis helped his team get to the Super Bowl in 1997. On the game's biggest stage, he rushed for 157 yards, and became the first player to record three rushing TDs in the Super Bowl. The Broncos won and he took home the Super Bowl MVP.

The following year, Davis put up 2,000 rushing yards on the season and earned himself the rushing title and MVP. That resulted in a second straight Super Bowl win. After destroying his right knee in the '99 season, his explosiveness and lower body strength left him. He ended up having microscopic surgery on both of his knees and hung it up in 2002.

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