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It's not the news Bears fans wanted to hear, but I think we all knew this might happen. Yesterday Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an arthroscopic surgical procedure on his ailing left knee.  For the last two weeks or so, Urlacher has been held out of practices due to recurring pain in that knee. It's the same knee he injured on New Year's Day. A similar operation was performed on the knee earlier this year. And because of the ongoing pain and discomfort, Urlacher did not play in the Bears' preseason opener last week. Surgeries of this type usually take a few weeks to heal. And with that being said, it seems very likely that Brian Urlacher will not see the field for the remainder of the month of August. Yesterday Urlacher told ChicagoBears.com, “I hate sitting out, I practiced the first four or five days and felt pretty good, and then it got sore and a little swollen, so I’m taking some time off right now.” He also stated to the Bears' websi...
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