Player Bio

Chris Spencer
G #67
Height:
6-3
Weight:
309
College:
Mississippi
Experience:
8
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 137 95
2014 TEN 16 5
2013 TEN 16 1
2012 CHI 10 5
2011 CHI 15 14
2010 SEA 16 16
2009 SEA 14 14
2008 SEA 11 11
2007 SEA 16 16
2006 SEA 16 13
2005 SEA 7 0

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Played in 97 career games in seven seasons with the Chicago Bears (2011) and Seattle Seahawks (2005-10), making 84 starts... Versatile lineman has started at both guard positions and center... Named to the Pro Football Weekly all-rookie team in 2005... Also started all 6 playoff games he has appeared in.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2005 - PWA/PFWA all-rookie team.
PRO CAREER: Played in 97 career games in seven seasons with the Chicago Bears (2011) and Seattle Seahawks (2005-10), making 84 starts... Versatile lineman has started at both guard positions and center... Named to the Pro Football Weekly all-rookie team in 2005... Also started all 6 playoff games he has appeared in.

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2005 - PWA/PFWA all-rookie team.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted by Seattle in the first round (26th overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft... Signed a five-year contract (8/3/05)... Re-signed by Seahawks (4/15/10)... Declared free agent (7/25/11)... Signed by Chicago to a two-year contract (7/31/11). SIGNED through 2012

2011 SEASON: Started 14 of 15 games played at RG... Helped Bears offense eclipse 2,000-yard rushing mark (2,015) for second time in 21 years, while averaging 4.4 yards per carry, highest team total since 1990... Started at RG when Matt Forte rushed for 205 yads vs. CAR (10/2), tied for 2nd most in Bears single-game history... DNP in Week 5 at DET (10/10) due to hand injury. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-14

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2010 - Started all 16 games for the second time in his career... Helped block for Matt Hasselbeck's 3,000-yard passing season... Also started both postseason contests. 2009 - Started all 14 games played... Missed the first 2 games because of injury, starting the next 11 contests at center before being moved to right guard for the final 3 games. 2008 - Started all 11 games he played in... Helped team rush for 245 yards against STL (9/21), the most since club record 320 vs. HOU (10/16/05). 2007 - For the first time in his career, started all 16 games... Also started both postseason contests. 2006 - Played in all 16 games, making 13 starts... Made his first career start vs. NYG (9/24). 2005 - As a rookie, played in 7 games... Helped block for 1,000-yard rushing season by Shaun Alexander.

COLLEGE: Entered the draft after his junior season at Ole Miss... Started at center all 11 games for Rebels as a junior...  Named all-SEC by SEC Football Saturdays and earned honorable mention all-SEC honors from the AP.

PERSONAL: Considered one of the top linemen in the nation as a senior at Madison Central High School... Earned Parade, SuperPrep, Prep Football Report, USA Today and Reebok's ESPN All-America first-team honors... Selected Player of Year in Mississippi by Gator­ade... Helped Madison Central to Class 5A state championship in 1999 and a perfect 15-0 record... Won Class 5A Super Heavy­weight powerlifting championship of Mississippi both junior and senior year.

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