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Malcom Floyd Neck Injury: Chargers' WR Taken To Hospital After Violent Collision (VIDEO)

09/15/2013 03:32 pm ET | Updated Sep 15, 2013
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San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd was involved in a violent collision that sent him to the hospital against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Early in the third quarter in Philadelphia, the 32-year-old wideout attempted to catch a pass from Philip Rivers and was then wrapped up from behind by Eagles safety Nate Allen. With Allen pushing Floyd from behind, his momentum carried him into a hard hit from Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans. Floyd's head was down and Ryan appeared to be leading with his shoulder as the three players came together. The ball dropped for an incomplete pass and Floyd went down with a potentially serious injury.

WATCH: Floyd Injured In Collision

Floyd remained down on the field for several minutes before he was strapped to a stretcher. Players from both teams gathered around as Floyd was attended to by medical personnel. He was then placed in an ambulance for transport to a local hospital. He moved his legs and fingers before being placed into the ambulance, reported Kevin Acee of U-T San Diego. He was officially ruled out with a neck injury, according to Ricky Henne of Chargers.com.

Following his team's 33-30 win, Chargers coach Mike McCoy shared some positive news about Floyd.

"All the tests right now look good, so it's great for the organization to go out and get a win for Malcom," McCoy told reporters, via The Associated Press.

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