Bears WR Hurd injures lower left leg

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears receiver Sam Hurd hurt his lower left leg during the portion of practice that was held at a local high school after a power outage on the campus of Olivet Nazarene.

Hurd appeared to get tangled up with a defender while attempting to catch a pass over the middle.

The wideout had the ankle/foot portion of his left leg taped up by the training staff and attempted to test it out by running on it. However, a determination was quickly made that Hurd was done for the evening. Hurd spent the remainder of practice sitting on a cart with the lower leg wrapped in ice.

Bears head coach Lovie Smith downplayed the injury following the workout.

"Sam should be good to go," Smith said. "We have a couple of guys [a little banged up] this time in training camp but nobody is seriously injured."

Hurd is expected to be one of the Bears top special teams performers in the upcoming regular season.