You’re never alone. Get support and maximize your time while on IR.

The NFLPA has a number of resources to help guide you through your recovery journey. From the annual Player Associations Injured Reserve (PAIR) program to the recovery kit, we’ve got you covered. For tips and important information to remember while you’re on the mend, check out our library video and IR guide.

Player Association Injured Reserve (PAIR)

Returning in Fall 2024! The PAIR program provides a chance to connect with other players on IR and get tailored resources you need during recovery. We will cover your travel and accommodations.

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Injured Reserve Video Library

Workers' Compensation

If injured, it is critical to file for workers' comp on time. Every state operates differently so it is important to file in the appropriate window. Need more guidance? Contact Ned Ehlrich. Find your workers comp lawyer here.

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Sleep & Recovery

Sleep is an important ingredient to everyday function especially your recovery. Learn how sleep helps you recover from injury and reduces your chances of injury in the future.

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Rehab Tips from EXOS

You play the most important role in your recovery. Take charge by staying active in your recovery process by asking the right questions to the right people. Learn what to ask from experts at EXOS.

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Now is a great time to take advantage of the benefits available to you. Find out exactly what benefits you're eligible for on while on IR.

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Find out key elements to focus on in your diet as your body repairs and recovers.

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