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Twitter folks love Bears rookie Leonard Floyd

On Sunday, NFL fans took to Twitter to share their love for Leonard Floyd.

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Leonard Floyd was drafted in the first round (9th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, and Chicago Bears fans had mixed reactions when his name was called on draft day.

But Floyd has fit in since day one with defensive coordinator Vic Fangio, and has only gotten better as the season has rolled along. Floyd has registered 6.5 sacks in his last five games, prior to Sunday.

On Sunday versus the Detroit Lions, folks on Twitter shared their thoughts on the Bears rookie.

Looks like people are liking the rookie... We are too.

And none of this is a surprise to experts who scouted him at college. Here’s an example from PFF:

What he does best:

• Freakish first step and burst off the edge. Forces offensive tackles to alter their angles

• Positional flexibility. 61 percent of snaps lined up on the edge. 29 percent as an off ball linebacker. 10 percent lined up over the slot

• Deadly inside counter move and inside spin move. Often times executed it so flawlessly he’d go untouched

• Fantastic run and chase player. Can track down wide runs from the backside when on line of scrimmage and beats linemen trying to cut him off on the backside when playing off the ball

And here’s what WalterFootball said:

Summary: Over the past three years, Floyd was one of the most consistent edge rushers in the SEC. He didn't produce huge sack totals, but Floyd was a constant sources of pass pressure on the quarterback. Other prospects like Ohio State's Joey Bosa and Oregon's DeForest Buckner have gotten more attention, but in speaking with scouts, none of them would be surprised if Floyd ends up being the top quarterback-hunter to come out of the draft class.

We like Floyd, too. Good job rook!