One of the sadder stories in recent years for the Chicago Bears was wide receiver Johnny Knox. In December 2011 he took a disturbing shot an awkward angle during a game against the Seattle Seahawks that broke his back, requiring spinal fusion surgery and the end of his football career… QB Rankings: Rating all 32 QBs as 10-year prospects Power Rankings: How all 32 NFL head coaches...
One player typically doesn’t define an offense, but when it comes to specific value, the Chicago Bears probably wish they still had Johnny Knox. This isn’t just from a teammate standpoint. Jay Cutler and a few others who were on those offensive units from 2009 to 2011 of course remember him fondly that way but it was what he brought to the table that they probably miss the...
According to a recent report by the Chicago Sun-Times, Johnny Knox is being sued over a breach of contract. Knox played for the Chicago Bears from 2009-2011 before a gruesome injury ended his career. Not Paying His Bills Knox allegedly hired a company, VDP Enterprises, to help him secure his retirement and disability benefits from the NFL after representing himself failed. The...
#TBT – Johnny Knox was a bright spot for the Chicago Bears back when they had a terrible receiving core and struggled to put points on the board. The 6’0″ receiver, from Abilene Christian University in Texas, won over Chicago fans with his electrifying speed and return game excitement. Unfortunately though….his career was cut short, Knox sustained a serious back injury...
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