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25-year old WR Johnny Knox is done for the year for the Chicago Bears. He will undergo surgery today to stabilize a vertebra in his back. He will have a 3-4 month recovery period if his surgery today is successful. Knox played in 13 games for the Bears this year and he caught 36 passes for 712 yards (19.8 avg) with 2 TD grabs. He also returned 14 kickoffs for 374 yards (26.7 avg) this year for the Bears. Knox has now played in 44 games in his first three years with the Bears and he has caught 132 passes for 2,199 yards (16.7 avg) with 12 TD grabs. He has also returned 54 kickoffs for 1,483 yards (27.5 avg) with 1 TD return for the Bears. The Bears are going to miss Knox as he was the one receiver that they could really count on.
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Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox will undergo back surgery to stabilize vertebrae in his back Monday following a hit that saw him carted from Soldier Field in the first quarter of Sunday's 38-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Coach Lovie Smith confirmed after the game that Knox had total movement throughout his body.
"[He] has total use of all of his extremities...
Bears receiver Johnny Knox was taken from the field on a cart and transported to a hospital after receiving a crushing blow from Seahawks defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove. The Bears announced that Knox suffered a mid-back injury. Knox had just caught a pass from Caleb Hanie about four minutes into...
Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox will miss the rest of the season after undergoing back surgery Monday.
Coach Lovie Smith confirmed that Knox would not play again this year. He was taken from the field on a cart early in Sunday's blowout loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Smith says the surgery to stabilize a vetebra in his lower to mid back started Monday morning and was not finished...
Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox was taken from the field on a cart with a mid-back injury in the opening minutes against the Seattle Seahawks and left the game.
Knox had just caught a pass from Caleb Hanie about four minutes into Sunday's game when Kam Chancellor poked the ball out of his hands. As Knox made a diving attempt to retrieve the ball, he was hit by Anthony Hargrove...
Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox was taken off the field on a board and cart and transported to a hospital during the first quarter of Sunday's game with what team officials described as a "mid-back injury."
Bears WR Knox (back) to miss rest of season
Bears WR Knox (back) to miss rest of season
(AP) — Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox will miss the rest of the season after undergoing back surgery Monday.
With their playoff hopes fading fast, the Chicago Bears suffered a back-breaking 38-14 loss at home to Seattle Seahawks on Sunday…quite literally. Early in the game, Bears receiver JOHNNY KNOX makes a 17-yard reception and then loses the football. In his haste to recover the ball, Knox gets crushed head-on by Seahawks defender ANTHONY HARGROVE, bending his torso in ways not meant...
At first it was a play like nearly any other, Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox received a pass from Caleb Hanie (actually, that Hanie got a completion off IS kinda extraordinary) but Knox received a quick pop that jarred the ball loose from his hands. Frantically diving after the fumble, Knox had the unfortunate luck to almost reach the ball at the same time as the Seattle Seahawks...
Bears Wide Receiver Johnny Knox emerged from surgery to repair vertabrae in his back, Monday afternoon.
Knox was caught in a violent hit during the first quarter of Sunday's Bears loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Sources said he fractured a facet joint, which supports the spinal column.
Reports say Knox will need three to four months to recover from the brutal hit that distorted...
Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox was placed on injured reserve and will miss the rest of the season after undergoing back surgery Monday.
Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox was undergoing back surgery as of noon Monday and is out for the remainder of the season, coach Lovie Smith confirmed.
Bears coach Lovie Smith said receiver Johnny Knox had full movement in his body after being taken from the field on a cart with a lower back injury in the opening minutes of Sunday's 38-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.