KANSAS CITY MO - AUGUST 27: Cameron Sheffield #55 of the Kansas City Chiefs is carted off the field after suffering an injury during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Arrowhead Stadium on August 27 2010 in Kansas City Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield Returns From Neck Injury Last Friday Against Eagles

Chiefs rookie Cameron Sheffield was carted off the field after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Friday night against the Eagles. The early signs are very positive for the linebacker.

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Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield Returns From Neck Injury Last Friday Against Eagles

Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield's neck injury is not serious.

This is excellent news. Even better news is that Sheffield was at the team facility on Sunday working out, according to head coach Todd Haley.

"He's in here today, working out, moving around, all those things," Haley said at his press conference Sunday afternoon. "He had a lot of us worried. I made a late-night visit down there after the game and he was already sitting up eating a sub sandwich.

"It went from looking pretty bleak to looking real good. I'm just grateful and thankful it turned out that way."

Outstanding news.

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Chiefs Announce LB Cameron Sheffield Released From Hospital

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Saturday that LB Cameron Sheffield has been released from the hospital after suffering a neck injury in Friday night's game against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Here's the two sentence release from the Chiefs:

The Kansas City Chiefs confirmed on Saturday that LB Cameron Sheffield has been released from the hospital. Sheffield has movement in all of his extremities after suffering a neck injury in Friday’s game vs. Philadelphia.

This is very positive.

Last week the Chiefs saw Maurice Leggett go to the ground in a similar situation. He was back watching practice this week so that's two weeks in a row they've received good news after a serious injury.

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Early Signs Are Positive For Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield After Neck Injury

Kansas City Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield took a helmet-to-helmet hit and was knocked to the ground with a neck injury on Friday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. Sheffield laid motionless on the field for several minutes before he was loaded onto a stretcher and carted off the field.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that Sheffield's condition has "improved dramatically" over the night.

Though more tests need to be conducted, the indication for now is that Sheffield will be fine.

This is outstanding news if accurate.

Last week, Chiefs defensive back Maurice Leggett laid in a similar condition after a hard hit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He was also loaded onto a stretcher and carted off the field but he's made a terrific comeback and was able to watch practice last week.

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Chiefs Coach Doesn't Have Any New Information On LB Cameron Sheffield's Neck Injury

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley told reporters after the 20-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles that out of consideration for Cameron Sheffield's family and friends he couldn't give any new information on the rookie linebacker's neck injury that resulted in him being carted off the field.

"Right now I don't have any information I feel comfortable giving because there are a lot of family and friends out there of Cameron's and I don't want to say something and it ends up being wrong. I just want him and his family to know the Kansas City Chiefs are praying for him."

It's certainly a scary situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with Cameron Sheffield.

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Chiefs LB Demorrio Williams Talks About LB Cameron Sheffield's Neck Injury

Kansas City Chiefs LB Cameron Sheffield was carted off the field with a neck injury on Friday night against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Sheffield was tackling RB Mike Bell and landed a helmet-to-helmet hit putting him to the ground.

Chiefs LB Demorrio Williams talked briefly about Sheffield's injury to reporters after the game.

"It was kind of weird because I looked at him and he ain't even moving," Chiefs LB Demorrio Williams softly told us after the game. "His eyes and stuff like that...he's just looking. I was worried about him because he's like a little brother. Everyday I'm in a meeting room with him and practice with him every day. You always hate to see something like that happen."

Those words from Williams are a sobering end to the Chiefs 20-17 loss to the Eagles. He did say however that Sheffield is moving so that has to be considered a positive considering the alternative.

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Chiefs Rookie Cameron Sheffield Carted Off The Field After Helmet-To-Helmet Hit

There was a scary moment on Friday night between the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles.

Eagles QB Kevin Kolb threw a short pass to RB Mike Bell on the left side of the field. After Bell caught the ball, he turne up field and quickly met Chiefs rookie Cameron Sheffield, who hit Bell helmet-to-helmet.

Sheffield hit the deck and trainers quickly came out to tend to him for 10-15 minutes.

Eventually, a cart was brought out and he was taken away.

Just last week, the Chiefs had a similar situation with Maurice Leggett, who was carted off with a head injury.

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