National Football League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall reportedly is out for the season after suffering two broken ribs and a lung injury Thursday night in Chicago’s 41-28 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
The Bears said Marshall was still in a Chicago hospital Friday.
Marshall was kneed in the back by defensive back Barry Church while making a catch and was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where doctors reportedly treated him for a collapsed lung.
NFL.com and ESPN.com both reported he will miss the rest of the season.
Marshall, 30, has 61 catches for 721 yards and eight touchdowns this season.
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The NFL reportedly is investigating whether the Dallas Cowboys concealed an injury to quarterback Tony Romo.
After Thursday’s game, Romo said he has been playing with a broken rib since early in the season. But the team had not listed the injury on the weekly injury report.
If the Cowboys failed to list an injury they knew about, they could be subject to a fine. The New York Jets were fined $125,000 in 2009 for failing to list quarterback Brett Favre's torn biceps tendon for the final month of the 2008 season. Continued...