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Corey Wootton: 'Scope went well'

Updated: August 16, 2011, 5:19 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright and Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears defensive end Corey Wootton used Twitter on Tuesday to inform fans he underwent surgery to repair meniscus damage in his right knee.

"Thank you everyone for all your thoughts and prayers," Wootton tweeted. "The scope went well... (I'll) be back soon!"

A second-year player from Northwestern, Wootton is still expected to miss up to four weeks after Tuesday's arthroscopic surgery, according to league sources.

Wootton suffered the knee injury ...

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