Player Bio

Tim Jennings
CB #26
Height:
5-8
Weight:
185
Age:
30
College:
Georgia
Experience:
9

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
7
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 418 349 69 0.0 0 71 20 279 -- 48 3 8 5
2014 CHI 2 2 7 3 4 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 CHI 16 16 57 49 8 0.0 0 13 4 111 27.8 48 2 3 1
2012 CHI 14 14 60 55 5 0.0 0 21 9 105 11.7 31 1 0 --
2011 CHI 16 15 77 69 8 0.0 -- 10 2 2 1 1 0 1 1
2010 CHI 16 13 56 41 15 0.0 -- 7 1 39 39 39 0 1 1
2009 IND 15 5 57 44 13 0.0 -- 10 2 13 6.5 13 0 0 --
2008 IND 16 12 66 51 15 0.0 -- 7 2 9 4.5 6 0 2 2
2007 IND 11 4 31 30 1 0.0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2006 IND 11 0 7 7 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 BUF L 20-23 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @SF W 28-20 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl in 2013… Has played in 115 games at cornerback (79 starts) in eight seasons with Indianapolis (2006-09) and Chicago (2010-13), collecting 444 tackles (330 solo), 20 interceptions - with 3 returned for a touchdown, 70 pass break ups, 8 forced fumbles and 5 fumble recoveries… Led NFL in 2012 with 9 INTs, tied for second most in Bears single-season history… Is the fourth player in Bears franchise history to lead the NFL in interceptions in a single-season joining Mark Carrier (10 in 1990), Roosevelt Taylor (9 in 1963) and Clyde “Bulldog” Turner (8 in 1942)… 15 interceptions since 2011 are second most in the NFL to Seattle’s Richard Sherman… 3 interception return touchdowns since 2012 are tied for second in the NFL with Charles Tillman… Has 33 career special teams tackles… In three seasons with Chicago has appeared in 62 games with 58 starts, recording 16 INTs, 45 PBUs, 287 tackles, 8 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries and 4 special teams stops… Super Bowl Champion with the Colts in 2006… Has appeared in seven postseason contests (3 starts), collecting 23 tackles, 5 PBUs, a forced fumble and 2 special teams stops.

PRO CAREER: Named to his second consecutive Pro Bowl in 2013… Has played in 115 games at cornerback (79 starts) in eight seasons with Indianapolis (2006-09) and Chicago (2010-13), collecting 444 tackles (330 solo), 20 interceptions - with 3 returned for a touchdown, 70 pass break ups, 8 forced fumbles and 5 fumble recoveries… Led NFL in 2012 with 9 INTs, tied for second most in Bears single-season history… Is the fourth player in Bears franchise history to lead the NFL in interceptions in a single-season joining Mark Carrier (10 in 1990), Roosevelt Taylor (9 in 1963) and Clyde “Bulldog” Turner (8 in 1942)… 15 interceptions since 2011 are second most in the NFL to Seattle’s Richard Sherman… 3 interception return touchdowns since 2012 are tied for second in the NFL with Charles Tillman… Has 33 career special teams tackles… In three seasons with Chicago has appeared in 62 games with 58 starts, recording 16 INTs, 45 PBUs, 287 tackles, 8 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries and 4 special teams stops… Super Bowl Champion with the Colts in 2006… Has appeared in seven postseason contests (3 starts), collecting 23 tackles, 5 PBUs, a forced fumble and 2 special teams stops.

HONORS & AWARDS: 2013 - Pro Bowl. 2012 - Pro Bowl; Second-team All-Pro (AP); NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Indianapolis in the second round (68th overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft... Signed by Chicago to a 2-year contract (3/16/10)... Signed 2-year contract with Bears (3/16/12)... Signed 4-year contract with Bears (1/2/14). SIGNED through 2017

2013 SEASON: Earned his second straight trip to the Pro Bowl after recording 4 interceptions, returning a league and career-high 2 for touchdowns… Added a career-high 3 forced fumbles, 12 pass deflections, 1 fumble recovery and 66 tackles (54 solo)… His 8 combined takeaways (4 INTs, 3 FFs, 1 FR) ranked tied for fourth in the NFL... Started all 16 games for first time in his career. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-16

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2012: Earned first career Pro Bowl nod after leading the NFL with a career-high 9 interceptions, which are tied for second most in Bears single-season history… Returned INT 25 yards for first career TD in Week 8 vs. Carolina (10/28)… Added 68 tackles, team-high 16 pass break ups and 1 TFL in 14 starts… Inactive Weeks 14-15 due to shoulder injury. 2011 - Played in all 16 games for the Bears, making career-high 15 starts... Credited with career-high 87 tackles (62 solo), 2 INTs, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery and 4 TFLs... Finished tied for second on Chicago with 8 PBUs... Added 2 special teams stops. 2010 - Played in all 16 games for Chicago, making 13 starts... Credited with 66 tackles, 1 INT, 9 PBUs, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery and 2 TFLs... Added 2 special teams stops... Started both postseason games, posting 10 tackles and 2 PBUs. 2009 - Appeared in 15 games (5 starts) for the Colts… Credited with 56 tackles, 2 INTs and 10 PBUs. 2008 - Appeared in 16 games, starting the final 12 at CB for the Colts… Posted 74 tackles, 2 INTs, 8 PBUs, 2 forced fumbles and 2 fumble recoveries… Started at RCB in Wild Card Playoffs at SD (1/3), posting 7 tackles and a forced fumble. 2007 - Started 4 of 11 games played at DB for the Colts… Credited with 23 tackles, 3 PBUs and a forced fumble. 2006 - Appeared in 11 games as reserve DB and special teams player with Indianapolis… Recorded 3 tackles and 4 special teams stops.

COLLEGE: Three-year starter at Georgia who started 34-of-50 games played… Finished career with 170 tackles (127 solo), 10 TFLs, 1.0 sack, 1 FF, 2 FRs, 27 PBUs and 10 INTs… Was named all-SEC first-team by AP and The NFL Draft Report as a senior.

PERSONAL: Born in Orangeburg, S.C… Attended Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School (Orangeburg, SC)… Posted 65 tackles and 8 INTs as senior… Also scored 3 TDs receiving, 4 kickoff returns and 2 punt returns for TDs… All-state selection by Associated Press and was all-region defensive player-of-the-year… Selected to play in Shrine Bowl… Cousin of former New York Jets DB Donnie Abraham.

Recent Articles

Recent Videos

  • Bears Buzz: Bears-Bills

    Posted Sep 5, 2014

    A roundup of players and coaches speaking throughout the week giving you everything you need to know as the Bears take on the Bills in the first week of the 2014 NFL season.

  • Jennings: Still a hungry defense

    Posted Sep 1, 2014

    Cornerback Tim Jennings addresses the media following practice Monday to discuss the Bears defense.

  • Bears InSight: Tim Jennings

    Posted Jul 29, 2014

    Take an exclusive look through cornerback Tim Jennings' eyes as he catches passes on the jugs machine in the first installment of the 'Bears Insight' series.

  • Breakdown: Defensive Secondary

    Posted Jul 27, 2014

    Jeff Joniak and Tom Thayer breakdown the Bears secondary for 2014 which includes a mix of multiple rookies, vets and Pro Bowlers.