Tag: Akiem Hicks

Five Bears to Watch: Week 1 vs. the Houston Texans

Five Bears to Watch: Week 1 vs. the Houston Texans
Football is back. After Thursday night’s impressive opener between Carolina and Denver, 13 games are on tap for the first Sunday of the season as well as two more on Monday night. Included in Sunday’s schedule is the Bears road opener in Houston. A league-high nine players were listed on the Bears’ injury report on... Read more »

News and Notes from practice No. 5

News and Notes from practice No. 5
Another practice, another scuffle. Also, more injuries. The Bears got feisty for the second straight practice session while some key players left due to injury. Starting with the injuries. Tight end Zach Miller sat out practice and is in concussion protocol while wide receiver Eddie Royal is in concussion protocol as well after leaving practice... Read more »

Film Review: Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks

Film Review: Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks
Three of the four major signings the Chicago Bears made this off-season came on the defensive side of the ball. The lone defensive lineman added was Akiem Hicks. The 26-year-old spent three-plus seasons with New Orleans before playing 13 games in New England last season playing inspired football. I broke down inside linebacker’s Danny Trevathan... Read more »
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The Bears add depth with the re-signing of veteran TE Rob Housler

The Bears add depth with the re-signing of veteran TE Rob Housler
After re-signing six of their own and four new faces since free agency opened up last Wednesday, the Bears signed their 11th overall player by bringing back tight end Rob Housler on a one-year deal on Monday morning. Originally signed December 9 with Martellus Bennett on injured reserve, he suited up for the final four... Read more »

The Bears come to terms with DE Akiem Hicks after long drawn out process

The Bears come to terms with DE Akiem Hicks after long drawn out process
It certainly felt like an eternity. After three days of discussions with general manager Ryan Pace, head coach John Fox and the rest of the Bears brass, defensive end Akiem Hicks came to terms on a two-year, $10 million deal ($5.5 million in guaranteed money) on Sunday night, per the team’s official website. Hicks had... Read more »

2016 NFL Free Agency: Here are some names to remember for the Bears

2016 NFL Free Agency: Here are some names to remember for the Bears
After hitting on an up-and-coming star in Pernell McPhee in his first free agency as Chicago Bears general manager, you can bet Ryan Pace will be a bit more strategic this time around with roughly $46.6 million in cap space according to OverTheCap.com (the seventh-most space available). Pace had just a little over $30 million... Read more »
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