Bears' Lance Louis to injured reserve

Updated: November 26, 2012, 5:37 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Bears guard Lance Louis was put on injured reserve on Monday after hurting his knee while being blocked by Vikings defensive end Jared Allen, and Chicago coach Lovie Smith believes the NFL "could do without that play."

Midstride while chasing down Antoine Winfield, who had just picked off a pass from Jay Cutler, Louis planted his left foot into the turf at the precise moment when Allen launched off both feet to deliver a crushing blow on the offensive lineman ...

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