Bears tight end undergoes emergency surgery in NOLA to save leg

Bears tight end undergoes emergency surgery in NOLA to save leg

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A Bears player who was injured during The Saints game on Sunday underwent emergency surgery at a University Medical Center in New Orleans, according to Chicago team leaders.

Zach Miller dislocated his knee in the third quarter of the game. The surgery was performed to repair a damaged artery in his leg.

Vascular surgeons were called in to repair Miller's leg, and the surgery included grafting tissue from his other leg to repair the damaged artery.

The Bears released this statement on Twitter on Monday afternoon: