Posted July 25, 2012 on AP on Fox
PLAYERS: Johnny Knox
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have put receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list. The move announced Wednesday was not a surprise, since general manager Phil Emery had said it might happen. Knox suffered a gruesome back injury against Seattle last season and needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra. Knox has 133 receptions for 2,214 yards in three seasons and has been a contributor on special teams with 55 kickoff returns for 1,506 yards. The Bears start practicing on Thursday.

Bears place WR Knox on PUP

Wide receiver Johnny Knox was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list by the Bears as he continues to recover from the hit last December that nearly left him paralyzed. The 6-foot Knox lost at least 30 pounds following the December collision against former Seattle defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove. In May, he had gained back roughly 10 pounds, and his ability to...

Chicago Bears taking "big, big risk"; should they allow Urlacher to test free agency

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Report: Texans to give Williams tryout

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Bears acquire DT Brian Price from Bucs

The Chicago Bears have traded an undisclosed 2013 draft pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for defensive tackle Brian Price.

Price could be right for Bears DT

Seeking to strengthen their defensive line, the Chicago Bears took a flyer on underachieving DT Bryan Price Thursday, acquiring the third-year UCLA product in a trade with Tampa Bay. In return, it is believed the Bears gave up a late round draft choice, possibly a seventh rounder. Price capped off a stellar collegiate career in Westwood and became the 35th [...]

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