By Chris Emma–
CHICAGO (CBS) — Lamarr Houston and Victor Cruz, two vested veterans fighting for roles with the Bears, left Thursday’s preseason game with knee injuries.READ MORE: Families Fight To Keep Memorial Trees Offered Through Chicago Park District After Being Told Of Golf Course Plans
Coach John Fox didn’t know the extent of both injuries after the game, a 25-0 Bears loss to the Browns at Soldier Field. Both will be evaluated further on Friday.
Houston suffered a torn ACL during the second game of last season. He also suffered a torn ACL during the 2014 season.READ MORE: Mother Who Heard Shots, Death Of Adam Toledo Shares What She Heard, Neighborhood Insight
Houston was playing out the second half because the Bears are lacking depth at outside linebacker, while Cruz has found himself working for a roster spot ahead of Saturday’s cut-down deadline.
The Bears also lost Deon Bush, Deiondre’ Hall and Connor Shaw to hamstring injuries.MORE NEWS: Protesters Pack Logan Square Over Police Shooting Of Adam Toledo