PRO CAREER: A four-time Pro Bowler (2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012) and 2012 Associated Press All-Pro who has hauled in 612 receptions for 7,755 yards (12.7 ypc) with 45 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Denver Broncos (2006-2009), Miami Dolphins (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012)… In his first year in Chicago, set franchise single-season records in receptions (118) and receiving yards (1,508) to go along with a career-high 11 touchdown catches, en route to fourth-career Pro Bowl selection and first All-Pro nod… His 612 career receptions are fourth in the NFL since 2006 and his 7,755 receiving yards are seventh… One of just two players in the NFL (Roddy White) to have over 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last six years (2007-12)…
PRO CAREER: A four-time Pro Bowler (2008, 2009, 2011 and 2012) and 2012 Associated Press All-Pro who has hauled in 612 receptions for 7,755 yards (12.7 ypc) with 45 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Denver Broncos (2006-2009), Miami Dolphins (2010-11) and Chicago Bears (2012)… In his first year in Chicago, set franchise single-season records in receptions (118) and receiving yards (1,508) to go along with a career-high 11 touchdown catches, en route to fourth-career Pro Bowl selection and first All-Pro nod… His 612 career receptions are fourth in the NFL since 2006 and his 7,755 receiving yards are seventh… One of just two players in the NFL (Roddy White) to have over 1,000 yards receiving in each of the last six years (2007-12)… One of three players in the NFL (Wes Welker and White) to have 80-plus receptions in each of the last six seasons… Four seasons with 100-plus receptions (2007-09 and 2012) ranks tied for second in NFL history with Marvin Harrison, Andre Johnson, Jerry Rice and Reggie Wayne, trailing Welker's five such seasons… First player in NFL history with 100-reception season with two different teams (Denver and Chicago)… One of five players in NFL history with 1,000-receiving yard season with three different teams (Irving Fryar, Tony Martin, Randy Moss and Terrell Owens)… 1,325 receiving yards in 2007 rank fifth in Broncos single-season history and 1,265 in 2008 are seventh… Holds three of Broncos top-five marks for single-season receptions with 104 in 2008 (second), 102 in 2007 (third) and 101 in 2009 (tied for fourth)… 1,214 receiving yards in 2011 rank fifth in Dolphins single-season annals… Owns two of Dolphins top-five single-season receptions marks with 86 in 2010 (tied for second) and 81 in 2009 (fifth)… Set an NFL single-game record with 21 receptions at IND (12/13/09)… Set an NFL record for catches (55) in a five-game period (12/9/07 - 9/14/08)… 26 games of 100 or more receiving yards (10 in Denver, 9 in Miami and 7 in Chicago)… Has had at least one reception in his last 99 consecutive games… Set Pro Bowl record with four touchdowns catches to go along with 176 receiving yards on six receptions, en route to being named Pro Bowl MVP following 2011 season.
HONORS AND AWARDS: 2012 - Pro Bowl; All-Pro (AP & PFW/PFWA). 2011 - Pro Bowl (MVP). 2009 - Pro Bowl; Second-Team All-Pro (Sporting News); AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 14). 2008 - Pro Bowl; AFC Offensive Player of the Week (Week 2).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Entered NFL as a fourth-round selection (119th overall) by Denver in the 2006 NFL Draft… Resigned by Broncos to 1-year deal (4/13/10)… Traded by Broncos to Dolphins (4/14/10)… Signed 4-year extension with Dolphins (4/14/10)… Traded by Dolphins to Bears (3/13/12). SIGNED through 2014
2012 SEASON: Set Bears single-season records for receiving yards (1,508) and receptions (118), while being named to fourth career Pro Bowl and first-team All-Pro by Associated Press and Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers Association… Receiving yards and receptions were both career-highs… Added career-high 11 touchdown receptions, which rank tied for sixth most in Bears single-season history… Had seven 100-yard receiving games, tied for most in Bears singleseason annals with Harlon Hill (1954) and Jeff Graham (1995)… Third in the NFL in receiving yards, tied for second in the league in receptions and tied for fourth in TD catches… First player in franchise history with 150-plus receiving yards in back-to-back contests (165 in Week 13 vs. SEA and 160 in Week 14 at MIN). GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-16
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2011 - Led Dolphins with 81 receptions for 1,214 receiving yards (10.0 ypc) with six touchdowns while starting all 16 contests… 81 receptions ranked tied for 10th in NFL and tied for third in AFC… 1,214 receiving yards ranked 10th in the NFL and third in the AFC… Led the team in receptions ten times and in reception yardage 12 times… Posted five 100-yard receiving games… Added a 13-yard run. 2010 - Finished first on the Dolphins in receptions (86) and in receiving yardage (1,014 yards) with three touchdowns… Ranked tied for second in the AFC and tied for sixth in the NFL in receptions and was seventh in the AFC in reception yardage… Posted four 100-yard receiving games… Led the Dolphins in receptions nine times and in receiving yardage eight times… Started 14 games and was inactive twice vs. CLE (12/5) and at OAK (11/28) due to a hamstring injury. 2009 - Tied for third in the NFL with 101 receptions, ranked 14th with 1,120 receiving yards and tied for seventh with 10 touchdown catches… Posted three 100-yard receiving games… Added 39 rushing yards on seven carries… Appeared in 15 games with 13 starts; Inactive vs. KC (1/3). 2008 - Started all 15 games for Denver in which he appeared, finishing third in the NFL in receptions (104) and seventh in receiving yards (1,265) along with six touchdown catches… Posted three 100-yard receiving games… Suspended by the NFL for the season opener at OAK (9/8). 2007 - Started all 16 games and finished fifth in the NFL in receptions (102 receptions) and sixth in receiving yards (1,325) with seven touchdown catches...102 receptions marked the third most by a second-year player in NFL history… Posted four 100-yard receiving games… Added career-high 57 rushing yards on five carries. 2006 - Saw action in 15 games including one start, totaling 20 catches for 309 yards (15.5 avg) with two touchdowns… Rushed twice for 12 yards and contributed six special-teams stops… Inactive for the season opener at STL with knee injury.
COLLEGE: Started 21 career games at wide receiver for the University of Central Florida (2002-05) and added seven starts at safety for the school during his junior year… Played 44 career games at UCF, posting 112 receptions for 1,674 yards (14.9 avg.) with 13 touchdowns… Recorded 52 tackles (31 solo), one interception, 0.5 sacks, two pass breakups and one forced fumble defensively as a member of the Golden Knights defense… Led UCF with career highs in receptions (74), receiving yards (1,195, which ranks second in school history) and receiving touchdowns (11) in 13 games (12 starts) as a senior to earn second-team all-Conference USA honors.
PERSONAL: Prepped at Lake Howell High School (Winter Park, FL) where he was an all-state selection and named Seminole County utility player-of-the-year… Accounted for 1,506 yards of total offense as a senior, gaining 1,056 yards through the air and 450 on the ground… Threw 11 touchdowns and also scored four defensively (two interception returns and two fumble returns)… Named MVP of the all-Central Florida game… Lettered in basketball and track three times… Won the Class 3A state triple-jump championship with a jump of 48-feet, six-and-three-quarter inches as a senior… Had another 48-foot jump to win the triple jump at the Golden South track and field event… Started a foundation to educate and advocate for borderline personality disorder (projectborderline.com)… Hosts youth football camps geared to help kids develop individual and team football skills along with life skills… Majored in liberal studies at Central Florida… Married to wife, Michi.