Bears first-round pick Kyle Fuller out for game after ankle injury

Kyle Fuller's night ended early against Jacksonville. (USATSI)
Kyle Fuller's night ended early against Jacksonville. (USATSI)

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Kyle Fuller's night ended almost before it started. The Chicago Bears rookie injured his right ankle on the opening kickoff against Jacksonville on Thursday. The Bears have announced that Fuller will not return to the game. 

After being taken off the field, Fuller was up and moving around on the sideline and didn't appear to be seriously injured. Since it's only the preseason though, the Bears are likely just being cautious with the 14th overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft

Fuller has had a solid training camp so far, Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery has even gone on the record saying that Fuller's going 'to be a star in this league.' However, from a national standpoint, Fuller's probably still mostly known as the guy who sparked the fight that led to the brief suspension of Martellus Bennett. 

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