Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 5/27/14
Chicago offensive lineman Matt Slauson went under the knife and will miss organized team activities (OTAs), Patrick Finley of the Sun Times reports.Slauson joined the Bears prior to last season after spending his career with the Jets. He, combined with the free agent signing of Jermon Bushrod and the drafting of Kyle Long, stabilized a Bears offensive line that Pro Football Focus rated as the fifth-worst pass protectors in the NFL in 2012.The surgery was on Slauson's right shoulder, and it repaired a partial tear in his labrum.Reports say he could've played through the injury, but instead decided to have the surgery now to be at full strength for the regular season.#451168849 / gettyimages.comThe 28-year-old and the Bears agreed to a 4-year, $12.8 million deal to remain with the team this offseason. In his stead, Eben Britton and Brian de la Puente saw time for the Bears at the position during Tuesday's practice. Like what you're reading? Subscribe to our email list for daily i...
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