Originally written on Inside the Bears  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Bears receiver Johnny Knox underwent surgery Monday to stabilize the L1 vertebra in the lumbar region of his back and is projected to be ready for 2012 training camp, if not sooner, according to a league source. The Bears wouldn’t provide a timetable, but a source said Knox could be healed in three months. That meshes with comments from Neel Anand, the director of orthopedic spine surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center in Los Angeles. “If it’s an innocuous fracture, and all he needs is screws and rods, he could come back in three to six months,” Anand said. Some …
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