Chargers' Eddie Royal leaves practice field in ambulance

San Diego Chargers wide receiver Eddie Royal was taken to the hospital, transported away in an ambulance when he landed roughly after a catch.

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Royal landed on his back and had trouble breathing. He'll be evaluated at a local hospital.

"For precautionary reasons, we took him to the hospital to make sure he's OK," McCoy said.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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