Bears' Brandon Marshall in hospital with injured lung, two broken ribs

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Report: Bears WR Brandon Marshall out for the year due to injuries
Friday December 5th, 2014

Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall is still in a hospital due to a lung injury, the team announced on Friday. In addition, Marshall broke two ribs.

Marshall was removed during the second quarter of Thursday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys.

At the end of a 15-yard pass play, Marshall's back absorbed contact from Cowboys defensive back Barry Church's knee. Marshall lay on the field in pain for several minutes and was seen leaving Soldier Field in an ambulance.

Bears coach Marc Trestman commented on the injury after the game.

"It’s scary any time that a guy goes down and is laying on the ground," Trestman said. "We all worry for him. We’ll see, and we’re hopeful it’s nothing too serious. But at this point he is under evaluation."

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Marshall has also missed time this season because of ankle issues.

Over 13 games, Marshall has caught 61 passes for 721 yards and eight touchdowns. The 30-year-old is in his third season with the Bears after stints with the Broncos and Dolphins.

The Bears (5-8) host the New Orleans Saints next Monday, Dec. 15. The Bears said there is no timetable for when Marshall could return, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that he is out for the season.

Trestman was asked Friday who would start in place of Marshall against New Orleans. "We'll see that as we work through the week," he said

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