DE Corey Wootton Injures Knee On Opening Kickoff Vs. Bills

Bears defensive end Corey Wootton suffered a knee injury on the opening kickoff of Saturday’s preseason opener against the Bills, and was declared out for the game, team officials said. A second-year player, Wootton appeared to be poised for a breakout sophomore campaign, based on how he had performed during the first two weeks of training camp.

The extent of Wootton’s injury wasn’t immediately known. A fourth-round pick in 2010 out of Northwestern, Wootton produced the sack — his only sack last season — that seemingly ended the 20-year career of future Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre. Wootton was inactive 10 of the first 12 games of his rookie season, in part from complications after suffering a torn ACL in the 2008 Alamo Bowl.

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