Bears' Aaron Lynch Suffers Elbow Injury

The team officially ruled out Lynch not long after his third-quarter injury.

Chris Emma
December 16, 2018 - 2:17 pm
Bears linebacker Aaron Lynch (99)

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CHICAGO (670 The Score) -- Bears outside linebacker Aaron Lynch suffered a right elbow injury and was ruled out for the rest of the game against the Packers on Sunday.

Coach Matt Nagy didn't offer details to the extent of Lynch's injury after the Bears' 24-17 win. He will speak again to reporters Monday at Halas Hall, where the status of Lynch should be better known.

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The injury occurred early in the third quarter as Lynch was taken down by a blocker and appeared to reach at his right arm. He immediately was taken to the locker room from there.

Lynch, 25, has three sacks on the season, his first with the Bears. He has played in a rotation at outside linebacker along with Khalil Mack, Leonard Floyd and Isaiah Irving. Chicago's depth at outside linebacker has already been tested with reserve Sam Acho landing on injured reserve due to a pectoral injury.

The Bears also lost safety Eddie Jackson to a sprained right ankle in the fourth quarter. More on his status will be revealed in the coming days.

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