Injured Bears TE Zach Miller thanks team and fans for support

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Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller is scheduled to be released Monday from a New Orleans hospital, sources tell ESPN, after doctors stabilized his left leg following a catastrophic injury that required emergency surgery to fix a torn popliteal artery.

Miller reportedly will have more surgeries to fix ligaments that are damaged in his knee, but doctors at University Medical Center in New Orleans were able to stabilize his leg, which was their primary concern.

Miller dislocated his knee after a catch in the Saints end zone, which tore his popliteal artery.

The 33-year-old is being discharged from University Medical Centre (UMC), with head coach John Fox stating the player was excited to be heading back to Chicago. "See how he's doing and give him a little bit of support, let him know his boys are still here thinking about him".

From Miller's message it seems as though he's in good spirits. "Mark Bowen, the Bears team physician, instantly recognized [Miller] needed a trauma center, and he praised the paramedics and Saints medical staff".

"We have cleared many hurdles and with the help of our team of doctors and training staff we will continue to progress", Miller's statement read. I can not wait to get back to Chicago today [Monday] to see my children and give them the biggest hug ever!

ESPN's Chris Mortenson is reporting that Miller is expected to be released from the hospital Monday and faces additional surgeries to fix the torn ligaments in his knee.

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