• Urlacher has surgical procedure on left knee

    Summary of 19 articles · Updated Aug 17, 2012
    One source said that Urlacher in fact had a second procedure done last spring. Urlacher also talked about why he didn’t have the procedure done earlier in the offseason since he initially hurt his knee at the end of last season. But a league source told the Sun-Times the report isn’t accurate, and Urlacher said Thursday that the procedure Tuesday was a first. He didn’t do Urlacher’s surgery , but knows of which he speaks. In a stunning coincidence of timing, Urlacher had surgery on that very same knee this morning, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. This is the first time I have ever done anything to my knee so I am kind of new to this. I don't know. “It’s certainly possible that you may see him back in two to three weeks,” said Ralph Gambardella, an orthopedic surgeon at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, where he’s a consultant with the Los Angeles Dodgers and USC.
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      BOURBONNAIS - Brian Urla- cher on Thursday repeatedly pushed his and the Bears’ stated goal that he would be ready to play in the 2012 season opener. But he also admitted frustration with a knee he initially injured in the 2011 season finale and cast
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Report: Urlacher has had multiple knee surgeries this year

      Brian Urlacher’s injured left knee may have been a bigger problem for him this offseason than previously believed. The surgery Urlacher had on Tuesday was either the second or the third knee surgery of the year for Urlacher, according to John Mullin of
    • Urlacher: 'It's not going to feel comfortable'

      Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had surgery this week to repair damage caused by the pounding of less than one week of training camp. So how will he and the Bears prevent a recurrence during the regular season, which the Bears open with two game…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Doctor says Brian Urlacher’s return in 2-3 weeks is feasible

      So far, football players and football coaches have declared that Brian Urlacher will be fine for the regular season opener, despite knee problems that required another surgery Tuesday. Now, a doctor is chiming in, saying a two-to-three-week return is fe…
    • Brian Urlacher has hope after the scope

      After a left knee scope Tuesday morning, linebacker Brian Urlacher and the Bears still are targeting the Sept. 9 opener for his return.
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Bears seem better equipped to cope with Brian Urlacher’s possible absence with Nick Roach, stronger ‘O’

      BOURBONNAIS - The Bears will miss Brian Urlacher if he can’t play in regular-season games after having arthroscopic surgery Tuesday. But probably not as much as they’ve missed him in the past. When Urlacher missed seven games with a hamstring proble
      Source: suntimes.com
    • With Brian Urlacher out, Nick Roach will be stepping up to the Mike

      BOURBONNAIS - He’s not a bad tutor for Nick Roach to have right about now: Fast, 6-4, 258 pounds, bald, 12 years of Pro Bowl-level experience. Not bad at all. But Brian Urlacher can pass all the knowledge he wants down to Roach about playing middle li
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Bears thinking long-term after Brian Urlacher's knee surgery 

      Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Tuesday morning but the goal is still for him to play in season opener on Sept. 9 against the Indianapolis Colts.
    • Long year of maintenance for Brian Urlacher

      On Jan. 1, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher sprained two ligaments in his left knee. In the 226 days that have followed, Urlacher has participated in six practices. The knee reacted so poorly to that limited exposure that it required surgery afte…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Urlacher Has Knee Scoped

      Well, well, well. According to ESPN, Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher had his knee scoped on Tuesday to remove some scar tissue that has built up in the area. Seems all those missed practices were actually something to be alarmed about after all. This is…
      Source: bearsgab.com

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