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Bears Coach Issues New Injury Update For Eddie Jackson

A Chicago Bears helmet sitting on the field.

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 05: A Chicago Bears helmet rests on the ground during pregame warmups against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

The Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North today, with safety Eddie Jackson providing the finishing touch when he intercepted Aaron Rodgers in the end zone.

Jackson's pick wrapped up a 24-14 win and secured the Bears' first division title and playoff berth since 2010.

It was also Rodgers' first INT in 402 attempts.

Unfortunately, Jackson appeared to injure his right leg when he gave himself up going to the ground. He needed some help getting off the field. Moments ago, Bears head coach Matt Nagy said Jackson has been diagnosed with a sprained right ankle and that the team should have more info on him in the next day or two.

The Bears are certainly hoping Jackson's injury won't be something long-term. They will need him in the NFC playoffs.

This season, Jackson has intercepted six passes, two of which he returned for touchdowns. He has three interception returns for touchdowns in two NFL seasons.