Bears WR Johnny Knox could miss 2012 season

Thursday May 24th, 2012

Johnny Knox WR Johnny Knox says that he might miss the entire 2012 season after being injured last December. (Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Chicago Bears WR Johnny Knox acknowledged on Wednesday that he could miss the entire 2012 season after undergoing back surgery to stabilize a vertebra following a December injury.

"It could happen, but I’m staying optimistic," said Knox, according to Mark Potash of the Chicago Sun-Times. "My main focus is in the weight room. I’m not in a rush. This is my spine, the core of my body I’m dealing with. It’s not my knee, ankle or shoulder. I’m taking my time."

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