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Bears G Kyle Long avoids the knife after left shoulder injury

INDIANAPOLIS - Kyle Long won't have surgery on the torn labrum in his left shoulder after all.

Bears general manager Ryan Pace said Wednesday that, after getting "three, four different opinions" from doctors, the guard and team decided he'd avoid the knife. He'd originally planned to have February surgery.

"It was multiple opinions and doctors with a lot of conviction that this was the right thing to do," Pace said at the NFL Scouting Combine. "He's strong. He's kind of a freak g

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