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Brandon Marshall out for the season with collapsed lung

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall took a scary hit to the back area Thursday night against the Dallas Cowboys. At that time, the Bears indicated Marshall had suffered some sort of rib injury. While the star receiver did indeed break two ribs, he also suffered a collapsed lung and was immediately taken to a local hospital where doctors were able to treat it (via ESPN insider...
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