Player Bio

Joshua Bellamy
WR #15
Height:
6-0
Weight:
208
Age:
28
College:
Louisville
Experience:
3

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
15
YDS
227
AVG
15.1
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 53 733 13.8 48 4 4 37 9.3 22 0 0 0
2017 CHI 12 5 15 227 15.1 46T 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 CHI 16 2 19 282 14.8 31 1 4 37 9.3 22 0 -- --
2015 CHI 16 3 19 224 11.8 48T 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 4 0 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 WAS 5 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 KC 3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 ATL L 17-23 3 27 9 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 @TB L 7-29 4 51 12.8 17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 PIT W 23-17 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @GB L 14-35 3 36 12 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 MIN L 17-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 @BAL W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 CAR W 17-3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 12-20 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 GB L 16-23 2 57 28.5 46 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 DET L 24-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @PHI L 3-31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 SF L 14-15 1 4 4 4 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @CIN W 33-7 2 52 26 36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 44 games (5 starts) in five seasons with Kansas City (2012), Washington (2013) and Chicago (2014-16), hauling in 38 receptions for 506 yards and 3 touchdowns … coming off a career-high 282 receiving yards in 2016 … has 6 kickoff returns for 128 yards (21.3 avg), 15 STTs and 1 opponent fumble recovery on a muffed punt.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016: Brian Piccolo Award.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Kansas City Chiefs (4/30/12) … waived by the Chiefs (8/31/12) … signed to Kansas City's practice squad (9/1/12) … signed to the Chiefs active roster (12/8/12) … waived by Kansas City (8/31/13) … signed to the San Diego Chargers practice squad (9/10/13) … waived by the Chargers (11/19/13) … signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad (11/21/13) … signed to the Redskins active roster (11/26/13) … waived by Washington (4/5/14) … acquired from waivers by the Chicago Bears (4/8/14) … waived by Chicago (8/30/14) … signed to the Bears practice squad (9/1/14) … signed to Chicago's active roster (9/13/14) … waived by the Bears (9/22/14) … signed to Chicago's practice squad (9/23/14) … signed to the Bears active roster (12/8/14) ... re-signed with Chicago (4/18/16). SIGNED THROUGH 2017.

2016 SEASON: Saw action in all 16 contests starting 2 (Games 12 and 13) at WR, notching 19 receptions for 282 yards (14.8 avg) and 1 touchdown … carried the ball 4 times for 37 yards (9.3 avg) ... his 282 receiving yards is a career high and his 19 receptions ties his career-high ... added 5 STTs, which ranked tied for 4th on the Bears.  GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-2

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Saw action in all 16 contests starting 3 (Games 12, 15-16) at WR, notching 19 receptions for 224 yards (11.8 avg) and a career-high 2 touchdowns … added 10 STTs, which ranked 2nd on the Bears, and an opponent fumble recovery on a muffed punt … first NFL catch was a 48-yard TD in Game 2 … first Bears player since Brian Urlacher on 12/23/2001 at Washington to have his first career reception go for a touchdown … frist Bears player since WR Marty Booker on 11/14/1999 vs. Minnesota to have his first career reception for a touchdown of at least 48 yards (Booker's touchdown reception was 57 yards). 2014: Appeared in 4 contests for Chicago (Games 2 & 14-16) on offense and special teams … saw one passing target but did not record a reception … spent first week of season on Bears practice squad before being elevated to 53-man roster prior to Game 2 at SF … after being waived prior to Week 3, spent Weeks 4-14 on Bears practice squad before being elevate back to 53-man roster on Dec. 8. 2013: Appeared in 5 games for the Redskins … also spent time on their practice squad.  2012: Spent time on the Chiefs practice squad before being elevated to their active roster … appeared in 3 games, notching 5 kickoff returns for 101 yards (20.2 avg).

COLLEGE: Played in 26 games (17 starts) in two seasons at Louisville … compiled 53 catches for 681 yards (12.8 avg.) with 7 TDs … prior to his arrival at Louisville, played at Butte Community College where he caught 80 passes for 1,307 yards (16.3 avg.) with 17 TDs, marking a school record … saw action on both sides of the ball at wide receiver and cornerback as a senior … played in 13 games with 4 starts, 3 at WR, 1 at CB … caught 24 passes for 280 yards (11.7 avg.) with 2 scores and recorded 10 tackles … as a junior, appeared in 13 games (9 starts) ... recorded 29 receptions for 401 yards (13.8 avg.) and tied a team-high with 5 TDs … added 5 kickoff returns for 120 yards (24.0 avg.).
 
PERSONAL: Played at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Fla.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 44 games (5 starts) in five seasons with Kansas City (2012), Washington (2013) and Chicago (2014-16), hauling in 38 receptions for 506 yards and 3 touchdowns … coming off a career-high 282 receiving yards in 2016 … has 6 kickoff returns for 128 yards (21.3 avg), 15 STTs and 1 opponent fumble recovery on a muffed punt.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016: Brian Piccolo Award.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with the Kansas City Chiefs (4/30/12) … waived by the Chiefs (8/31/12) … signed to Kansas City's practice squad (9/1/12) … signed to the Chiefs active roster (12/8/12) … waived by Kansas City (8/31/13) … signed to the San Diego Chargers practice squad (9/10/13) … waived by the Chargers (11/19/13) … signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad (11/21/13) … signed to the Redskins active roster (11/26/13) … waived by Washington (4/5/14) … acquired from waivers by the Chicago Bears (4/8/14) … waived by Chicago (8/30/14) … signed to the Bears practice squad (9/1/14) … signed to Chicago's active roster (9/13/14) … waived by the Bears (9/22/14) … signed to Chicago's practice squad (9/23/14) … signed to the Bears active roster (12/8/14) ... re-signed with Chicago (4/18/16). SIGNED THROUGH 2017.

2016 SEASON: Saw action in all 16 contests starting 2 (Games 12 and 13) at WR, notching 19 receptions for 282 yards (14.8 avg) and 1 touchdown … carried the ball 4 times for 37 yards (9.3 avg) ... his 282 receiving yards is a career high and his 19 receptions ties his career-high ... added 5 STTs, which ranked tied for 4th on the Bears.  GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-2

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015: Saw action in all 16 contests starting 3 (Games 12, 15-16) at WR, notching 19 receptions for 224 yards (11.8 avg) and a career-high 2 touchdowns … added 10 STTs, which ranked 2nd on the Bears, and an opponent fumble recovery on a muffed punt … first NFL catch was a 48-yard TD in Game 2 … first Bears player since Brian Urlacher on 12/23/2001 at Washington to have his first career reception go for a touchdown … frist Bears player since WR Marty Booker on 11/14/1999 vs. Minnesota to have his first career reception for a touchdown of at least 48 yards (Booker's touchdown reception was 57 yards). 2014: Appeared in 4 contests for Chicago (Games 2 & 14-16) on offense and special teams … saw one passing target but did not record a reception … spent first week of season on Bears practice squad before being elevated to 53-man roster prior to Game 2 at SF … after being waived prior to Week 3, spent Weeks 4-14 on Bears practice squad before being elevate back to 53-man roster on Dec. 8. 2013: Appeared in 5 games for the Redskins … also spent time on their practice squad.  2012: Spent time on the Chiefs practice squad before being elevated to their active roster … appeared in 3 games, notching 5 kickoff returns for 101 yards (20.2 avg).

COLLEGE: Played in 26 games (17 starts) in two seasons at Louisville … compiled 53 catches for 681 yards (12.8 avg.) with 7 TDs … prior to his arrival at Louisville, played at Butte Community College where he caught 80 passes for 1,307 yards (16.3 avg.) with 17 TDs, marking a school record … saw action on both sides of the ball at wide receiver and cornerback as a senior … played in 13 games with 4 starts, 3 at WR, 1 at CB … caught 24 passes for 280 yards (11.7 avg.) with 2 scores and recorded 10 tackles … as a junior, appeared in 13 games (9 starts) ... recorded 29 receptions for 401 yards (13.8 avg.) and tied a team-high with 5 TDs … added 5 kickoff returns for 120 yards (24.0 avg.).
 
PERSONAL: Played at Boca Ciega High School in Gulfport, Fla.
 

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