Two Bengals safeties exit practice with injuries

Trainers look at safety George Iloka’s right knee after he injured it during Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

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Trainers look at safety George Iloka’s right knee after he injured it during Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

Cincinnati Bengals safeties George Iloka and Derron Smith left the practice field on a cart Sunday, but defensive coordinator Paul Guenther said it doesn’t appear either injury was serious.

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Trainers tend to Derron Smith after the Bengals safety got hurt in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

Trainers tend to Derron Smith after the Bengals safety got hurt in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

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Trainers tend to Derron Smith after the Bengals safety got hurt in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

“I think they’re fine,” Guenther said. “I think it’s little minor stuff, typical twists and turns. That’s all.”

Iloka went down after making a play on wide receiver Alex Erickson. He slammed his hand into the ground as soon as he fell and limped off. After being evaluated by trainers, Iloka watched from the sideline with ice on his right knee.

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Bengals defensive back Josh Shaw (26) gives Derron Smith a supportive pat on the head after the safety went down with an injury in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

Bengals defensive back Josh Shaw (26) gives Derron Smith a supportive pat on the head after the safety went down with an injury in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

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Bengals defensive back Josh Shaw (26) gives Derron Smith a supportive pat on the head after the safety went down with an injury in Sunday’s practice. JAY MORRISON/STAFF

Smith went down about 20 minutes later, and trainers appeared to be checking his right foot. With only a few minutes left in practice, Smith and Iloka both left on a cart.

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