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Bears' Turk McBride Out With Ruptured Achilles

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Bears' Turk McBride Out With Ruptured Achilles

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The NFL's injury bug has hit Bourbonnais. During Monday's training camp session, defensive end Turk McBride was carted off the field. The Bears are reporting he has a ruptured Achilles tendon.

McBride signed with the Bears in March after two seasons with the Saints. He has 9.5 sacks over his six-season career and was expected to add depth to the Bears defensive line. The Bears already had to do some juggling to ensure D-line depth last week after Sedrick Ellis unexpectedly retired and the team signed Jamaal Anderson.

McBride is the latest player to go down with a serious injury in the opening days of training camp.

Over the weekend, an injury bug hit the NFL like a hurricane. Philadelphia's Jeremy Maclin and Denver's Dan Koppen tore their ACLs. Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had surgery after he dislocated his hip.

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