Bears Charles Tillman leaves games
Chicago Bears defensive back Charles Tillman suffered a rib
injury making a tackle in the fourth quarter of Monday night’s game
against the Minnesota Vikings and had to be wheeled off the field
on a stretcher.
Minnesota’s Visanthe Shiancoe went high to catch a pass and
Tillman and teammate Craig Steltz both went through the air to hit
Shiancoe at about the same time.
Tillman stayed on the ground for several minutes and then was
transported on a stretcher off the field.
In the third quarter, Bears rookie Johnny Knox injured an ankle
returning a kickoff and was taken off the field on a cart.
Knox made a 31-yard return and was injured on the tackle. He was
able to get to his feet with assistance before the cart was