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Bears OLB Lamarr Houston Out For Season With Torn ACL

Update:

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that an MRI on Bears DE Lamarr Houston‘s knee confirmed thathe has a torn ACL.

This, of course, means that Houston’s 2016 season is over and will be placed on injured reserve in the coming days.

Unfortunately, Houston sustained a prior ACL tear back in 2014.

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Bears HC John Fox told reporters on Tuesday that OLB Lamarr Houston‘s knee injury appears to be “significant.”

  • Adam Caplan reproted last night that the Bears have scheduled an MRI for Houston today.

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The Chicago Bears announced that OLB Lamarr Houston left Monday night’s game against the Eagles with a knee injury.

Houston, 29 is a former second-round pick of the Raiders back in 2010. After four years in Oakland, the Bears signed Houston to a five-year, $35 million contract that included $15 million guaranteed.

Entering tonight’s game, Houston had recorded four tackles and no sacks for the Bears in his season-opener.

We’ll have more regarding Houston’s injury as the news is available.