Chicago Bears' WR Johnny Knox to Miss Remainder of the Season

Evan Hilbert
Monday December 19th, 2011

Chicago Bears' wide receiver Johnny Knox will miss the rest of the season after suffering a back injury Sunday, according to CBSSports.com. Knox left the game after being bent backwards on a first quarter tackle.

Knox will have surgery Monday to stabilize vertebrae in his back, but doctors and the Bears' coaching staff are confident that the injury will not be career-threatening. Knox has 37 catches for 727 yards and two touchdowns on the season, his third in the league -- all with the Bears.

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