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Bears WR Johnny Knox released from hospital on Christmas Eve

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Peggy Kusinski learned that Bears WR Johnny Knox was released from the hospital on Christmas Eve, just days after he underwent spinal surgery to repair a vertebrae injured last week against the Seahawks.

Knox was injured on a devastating hit by Anthony Hargrove as he was trying to recover a fumble caused by Kam Chancellor in the first half of the game. Luckily for Knox, the injury is not expected to be career-threatening, and he should be able to resume his football career after a few months of intensive rehab.

And while the injury was certainly unfortunate for Knox, it is good to hear that he got to spend Christmas at home, with his family.