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Johnny Knox

Johnny Knox - #13 - WR

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 11/03/1986
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Abilene Christian
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 5th round, 4th pick by Bears

2011 free-agent tracker, by position

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
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Posted Feb. 13, 2013
Former Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox says he's giving up football. The Bears terminated Knox's contract Tuesday after he missed this past season recovering from a back injury. He needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra after he sustained a back injury against Seattle late in the 2011 season.||||||| Knox told the Chicago Sun-Times on Wednesday that his career is over and he's "moving on and going forward." Knox says he's not going to able to perform with the same ability he used to have. Knox had 133 receptions for 2,214 yards from 2009 to 2011 and was on special teams with 55 kickoff returns for 1,506 yards.
Posted Feb. 12, 2013
The Bears have terminated Knox's contract after he missed this past season recovering from a back injury.||||||| Knox needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra after he sustained a gruesome back injury against Seattle late in the 2011 season. The Seahawks' Kam Chancellor poked the ball out of his hands following a reception, and as Knox made a diving attempt to retrieve it, he was hit by Anthony Hargrove and bent backward. Knox had 133 receptions for 2,214 yards from 2009 to 2011 and was a contributor on special teams with 55 kickoff returns for 1,506 yards.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
Knox remains on the physically unable to perform list and will miss the entire season because of a back injury.||||||| He had a deadline Tuesday to return to practice from the list. That didn't happen. Knox sustained a gruesome back injury against Seattle last season and needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra. He has 133 receptions for 2,214 yards in three seasons and has been a contributor on special teams with 55 kickoff returns for 1,506 yards.
Posted July 25, 2012
The Chicago Bears have put Knox on the physically unable to perform list.||||||| The move announced Wednesday was not a surprise, since general manager Phil Emery had said it might happen. Knox suffered a gruesome back injury against Seattle last season and needed surgery to stabilize a vertebra. Knox has 133 receptions for 2,214 yards in three seasons and has been a contributor on special teams with 55 kickoff returns for 1,506 yards.
Posted Dec. 18, 2011
Chicago Bears receiver Johnny Knox will miss the rest of the season after undergoing back surgery Monday. The injury is not considered career-threatening.||||||| 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 as of midday.

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