Opportunity Knox

Bears' rookie receiver has a coming-out party at Soldier Field

Originally Published: September 20, 2009
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- A star was born Sunday on the chewed-up turf at Soldier Field, and it wasn't Jay Cutler, who was more field general than loose cannon in his regular-season home debut.

It wasn't Greg Olsen, either, the supposed recipient of Cutler's golden arm, and it wasn't Matt Forte, who seemed poised to follow, even improve upon, his stellar rookie campaign.

It was Johnny Knox, the pride and joy of the Lone Star Conference, who hasn't wasted any time making a ...

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