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Markus Wheaton had appendix out on Sunday morning

Markus Wheaton had appendix out on Sunday morning
Published On: Sun, Jul 30
Jan 17, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton (11) against the Denver Broncos during the AFC Divisional round playoff game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Bears receiver Markus Wheaton first felt stomach pain at 4 a.m. Sunday

About five hours later, he went into surgery. He had an appendectomy early Sunday morning, coach John Fox said, and will spend the night in the hospital.

His appendix did not rupture, Fox said, making the surgery simpler and the situation less dire. Still, Wheatons absence figures to extend deep into the teams stay at Olivet Nazarene University.

Hell start that recovery process, Fox said.

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