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Injury Update: Leonard Floyd and Josh Sitton knocked out of game against Giants.

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Both Floyd and Sitton were carted off late.

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The Chicago Bears that appeared in the first half against the New York Giants came out firing and working past pre-game expectations. But with injuries already to Kyle Long, Bobby Massie, and Eddie Goldman coming in, they could ill afford more players being added to that list.

Eventually, the depleted Bears fell 22-16 to New York, but not before losing stalwart guard Josh Sitton, and the promising rookie, Leonard Floyd.

Late in the third quarter, running back Jordan Howard appeared to step on Sitton’s ankle. He would walk off under his own power with a noticeable limp, but would eventually leave the sideline on a cart.

This is the Bears’ third starter on the offensive line lost to injury in as many weeks.

Floyd meanwhile, in the fourth quarter, lowered his head attempting to tackle Giants running back Rashad Jennings. He injured his neck and immediately went to his knees as team doctors and officials tended to him, with both teams’ sidelines looking on concerned.

Floyd needed to be immobilized and carried off on a backboard.

That diagnosis of movement in further evaluations sounds promising with all things considered as doctors will always err on the side of caution in these situations.

UPDATE: Head coach John Fox confirmed that tight end, Zach Miller, broke his right foot and is out for the rest of the season, after Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul had stepped on it late in the first half.

More details on both Floyd and Sitton as they become available.

UPDATE: Floyd was released from the hospital on Sunday evening after clearing all precautionary tests.

He will travel home with the Bears tonight.

Robert Zeglinski is the Bears beat writer for the Rock River Times and is a staff writer for Windy City Gridiron and Second City Hockey. You can follow him on Twitter @RobertZeglinski.