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Report: Marshall to undergo hip procedure

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Report: Marshall to undergo hip procedure

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall will have his hip scoped, according to an NFL source reported by Michael C. Wright.

The injury is reported to be minor and its not clear whether it is Marshalls left or right hip that will need the procedure.

In May of 2010, Marshall had a routine procedure on his right hip, just weeks after being traded to the Miami Dolphins from the Denver Broncos. Marshall previously had a more invasive hip surgery in March of 2009 to help alleviate a problem with his left hip that he had been dealing with for much of the 2008 season with the Broncos.

It is unknown if Marshall will still travel to Hawaii for the Pro Bowl on Jan. 27, where he was selected as a starting wide receiver for the NFC squad. The Bears' top receiver had career-highs in receptions (118), yards (1,508) and touchdowns (11), in his first year in Chicago.

Marshall played in all 16 games in 2012 and durability has never been much of a concern with him, as hes never missed more than two games in his seven-year NFL career.

George McCaskey, Bears release statement on Trump comments

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George McCaskey, Bears release statement on Trump comments

About an hour and 40 minutes before the Bears kicked off against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, Bears chairman George H. McCaskey released a statement following President Trump's comments about the NFL and National Anthem protests over the weekend:

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin told CBS his team will remain in the locker room and will not participate in the National Anthem before Sunday's game.

A number of players knelt during the Star-Spangled Banner prior to Sunday morning's Baltimore Ravens-Jacksonville Jaguars game at Wembley Stadium in London, and Jaguars owner Shad Khan locked arms with his players during the anthem. 

Other NFL owners released statements on the Trump comments over the weekend, too:

Report: Steelers won't participate in National Anthem at Soldier Field

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Report: Steelers won't participate in National Anthem at Soldier Field

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not participate in the National Anthem on Sunday at Soldier Field, according to Jamie Erdahl. 

The decision follows Donald Trump's recent comments on NFL protests at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama.

"Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out. He's fired. He's fired," Trump said. 

No word on what the Bears will do yet, but the Steelers will be in the locker room.