Johnny Knox stretchered off field in Chicago

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Bears receiver Johnny Knox was taken off the field on a stretcher after taking an ugly hit in the first quarter of today’s game against the Seahawks.

Knox caught a pass in the first quarter and then had the ball knocked loose as he was knocked to the ground. As other players scrambled for the ball, Knox took a hard hit from Seattle’s Anthony Hargrove, and his upper body bent back awkwardly.

Although Knox stayed down on the field for several minutes, he was moving his hands and talking to the medical staff as he was taken off the field.

UPDATE: FOX reported that Knox has a back injury but has full movement in his extremities and is going to be OK.