PRO CAREER: Appeared in the final 3 games of the 2012 regular season for the Bears collecting 2 special teams tackles after being claimed off of Dallas’ practice squad in Week 15... Made NFL debut on December 16, 2012 versus Green Bay. CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Denver Broncos (4/29/12)… Waived by the Broncos (8/31/12)… Signed to the Carolina Panthers practice squad (10/17/12)… Terminated from the Panthers practice squad (11/6/12)… Signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad (11/14/12)… Signed by to the active roster by the Chicago Bears (12/11/12).
2012 SEASON: Gathered 2 special teams stops in the final 3 contests of the season for Chicago... Made NFL debut on special teams in Week 15 vs. GB (12/16). COLLEGE: Appeared in 51 games with the Razorbacks, making 50 starts… Totaled 382 tackles at Arkansas, including 31.5 tackles for loss and 10 sacks… Led Arkansas in tackles each of his four years… Recorded 5 interceptions, 2 forced fumbles and 5 fumble recoveries… Earned second-team all-Southeastern Conference honors as a junior… Selected to the all-SEC freshman team… Majored in recreation and sport management.
PERSONAL: Was named the Class 6A offensive player-of-the-year and the 6A East back-of-the-year at Marion (AR) High School… Earned first-team all-state honors as a WR and RB… Scored via the run, the pass, a fumble return, an interception return and a kickoff return… Had 18 receptions for 463 yards and 12 touchdowns, and he ran six times for 183 yards and 3 TDs… On defense, he had 76 tackles and 6 INTs with 2 picks returned for TDs… As a junior, he was the 6A player-of-the-year and the defensive player of the year for all classifications by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette… Had 15 catches for 520 yards and 8 scores… Also recorded 67 tackles and 7 INTs with 3 returned for TDs.
Former Bears assistant coach Jim LaRue passed away last Sunday night in Arizona. He was 89.
Cornerback Sherrick McManis described the chance to return to the Bears for a fourth season as "a blessing" Wednesday after signing a one-year contract.
The Bears remained busy in free agency Wednesday, signing linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract. Acho spent his first four NFL seasons with the Cardinals.
The Bears on Tuesday signed free-agent running back Jacquizz Rodgers to a one-year contract. Rodgers spent his first four NFL seasons with the Atlanta Falcons.
Bears punter Pat O’Donnell teaches Anthony Adams the fine points of punting. Watch as Adams shanks a few and almost breaks his toe.
Defensive back Sherrick McManis answers three off-the-field questions for this week's editions of 3 And Out.
Willie Young goes deep-sea fishing in Costa Rica with Inside the Bears co-host Lyndsay Petruny.
After a tough day on the beach, Kyle Fuller and Anthony Adams head to a local spot to cook up some Costa Rican cuisine.