suntimes
LABORIOUS 
Weather Updates

Bears’ Jeffery to undergo knee surgery Wednesday, out 2-4 weeks

SAN FRANCISCO CA - NOVEMBER 19:  AlshJeffery #17 Chicago Bears catches ball against defense Tarell Brown #25 San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 19: Alshon Jeffery #17 of the Chicago Bears catches the ball against the defense of Tarell Brown #25 of the San Francisco 49ers during the game at Candlestick Park on November 19, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

storyidforme: 40454799
tmspicid: 14932245
fileheaderid: 6796435

Updated: November 20, 2012 10:29PM



Bears rookie Alshon Jeffery’s much anticipated return from a broken hand didn’t last long. Jeffery played against the San Francisco 49ers but left the game with a knee injury.

According to a source, Jeffery will undergo a scope Wednesday and the hope is he’ll be sidelined two to four weeks. The extent of the injury was “minor,” the source said.

Jeffery missed four games with a broken bone in his hand. He returned against the 49ers with two catches for 15 yards on the season, the second-round pick has 16 catches for 199 yards and two touchdowns.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.