During the second quarter of last night's game, Marshall was hit low by Cowboys' safety Barry Church, with Church's knee catching Marshall in the lower back. Marshall left the game after the hit and was taken to the locker room to be examined, before then heading to the hospital in an ambulance.
According to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com, it is believed that Marshall suffered fractured ribs, as well as possible damage to his spleen.
Source: The #Bears believe WR Brandon Marshall may have suffered fractured ribs, and his spleen is being examined. His season is in doubt
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 5, 2014
With only three games left in the season and no hopes of making the playoffs, there is no sense in trying to rush Marshall back, and the Bears will likely be cautious with him, possibly shutting him down for the remainder of the year.
If Marshall ends up missing time - which is likely to happen - look for rookie Marquess Wilson to take over as the second wide receiver alongside Alshon Jeffery. Fantasy players should plan on using a backup in Marshall's place for at least week 15.
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