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Chicago Bears OLB Leonard Floyd Carted Off Field

Update: Bears fans can breathe easy. It looks like Floyd wasn't injured after all.

According to head coach John Fox, he left practice because he's been battling an illness.

Earlier: Injuries are an unfortunate part of training camp season. This morning, Chicago Bears outside linebacker and 2016 first-round pick Leonard Floyd was carted off the field during the team's first session of 2016 camp. Due to the Bears' media policy, reporters on the scene are limited as to what they can reveal about what happened to Floyd. However, the team is slated to provide an update after practice.

Bears fans are holding their breath on Leonard Floyd's status.

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During April's NFL Draft, the Bears traded up to bypass the New York Giants, who reportedly coveted Floyd. They tabbed the 6-foot-5, 244-pound athlete with the ninth overall pick. Floyd is expected to provide a pass-rushing boost for a team that finished 18th in the league with 34 sacks in 2015. In three seasons at UGA, he recorded 17 sacks. Two other players, linebacker Roy Robertson-Harris and tight end Khari Lee, also had to leave the field during the Bears' morning practice, per reports.

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The Bears, entering year two under head coach John Fox, are trying to snap a five-year playoff drought. The franchise is coming off consecutive last-place finishes in the NFC North and hasn't had a winning season since 2012.

In addition to drafting Floyd, the team also made a pair of key free agent signings at linebacker. They plucked Danny Trevathan away from the Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos and signed Indianapolis Colts standout Jerrell Freeman.

The Bears open up pre-season play on Aug. 11 at home against the Broncos.