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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 7:05:16 AM(UTC)
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Albeit, a Bears player, I liked Johnny Knox, except when the Packers played the Bears. He suffered a horrific back breaking (I think it broke) type injury during the end of 2011 season. I believe I read he's able to walk and live a normal life, however, can't get back to playing shape, thus retired. It's a shame he can't live his dream out further, but a blessing he's able to live a normal life.

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#2 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 10:09:12 AM(UTC)
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easily the most horrific injury i have ever seen. It sucks it ruined his career, glad he can live a healthy life, though.
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#3 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 12:54:28 PM(UTC)
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Yeah, I admired Johnny too. Sorry to see him retire.
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#4 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 1:13:01 PM(UTC)
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Had no clue of his injury.. What happened? Isn't he still really young?!
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#5 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 1:43:05 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Formo Go to Quoted Post
Had no clue of his injury.. What happened? Isn't he still really young?!



I am glad he walked away from the game than try and risk playing again. Wiry type player.. probably the best option they had prior to Marshall.
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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#6 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 1:43:28 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: gbguy20 Go to Quoted Post
easily the most horrific injury i have ever seen. It sucks it ruined his career, glad he can live a healthy life, though.



many will say Darryl Stingley. It really doesn't look like it is that vicious of a hit.


What made it so bad was it was a freakin preseason game.


The one that I always hated was Mike Utley. Detroit.

I see still photos on you tube but no film of the incident. no speakers here at the office so I am not sure what they are saying so I left it off.
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#7 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 1:51:57 PM(UTC)
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I am glad he walked away from the game than try and risk playing again. Wiry type player.. probably the best option they had prior to Marshall.


Oh man....


When whoever the announcer was that yelled in the video, I tensed up and looked away.. Ouch. I had completely missed this.. But am very happy to hear that he's able to walk today. Hopefully he won't have issues down the road, though.
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#8 Posted : Friday, February 15, 2013 1:54:07 PM(UTC)
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As far as wicked injuries... Timmy Krumrie's injury is up there.. so is Joe Thiesman's.





I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

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