PRO CAREER: Starts second professional season, appearing in 15 contests with 12 starts for the Chicago Bears (2015)... Named to Mel Kiper and the PFWA's All-Rookie teams after tallying 39 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 6 TFLs... Ranked 4th amongst NFL rookies in sacks with 4.5.
HONORS AND AWARDS: 2015 - All-Rookie (PFWA & Mel Kiper).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Chicago Bears in the 2nd round (39th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft... Signed with the Bears (5/26/15). SIGNED through 2018
2015 SEASON: Notched 39 tackles, 4.5 sacks and 6 TFLs en route to being named to Mel Kiper's and the PFWA's All-Rookie Teams... Started 12-of-15 games for the Bears... His 4.5 sacks ranked 4th amongst NFL rookies... 6 TFLs ranked 4th on the Bears... Was placed on IR on 12/30 with an ankle injury. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 15-12
COLLEGE: Two-year starter, captured all-ACC and All-America honors as a junior in 2014 and finished his career with 62 tackles, 12 TFLs, 6 sacks, 1 pass breakup, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery over 37 games (27 starts)... Starter on FSU's 2013 BCS National Championship team.
PERSONAL: Consensus five-star defensive tackle Under Armour All-American... USA Today 2011 All-USA Second Team All- American... ESPNHS Second Team All-American... 2012 Parade All-American and SI.com's 2011 High School First Team All- American... Racked up 38 tackles, 23 tackles for loss, 15 sacks and 5 forced fumbles while helping Friendship Collegiate (Washington D.C.) to a 9-1 record as a sen-ior... Tallied 40 tackles, 6 sacks, 1 interception and 1 fumble recovery as a junior.
Bears fans who attend training camp this summer in Bourbonnais will see an improved defensive line that was bolstered by two key offseason additions.
Bears defensive tackle Eddie Goldman is among 26 players included on NFL.com’s Eliot Harrison’s All-Under-25 Team, a group he bills as the “NFL’s next generation of stars.”
The Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) have named Bears safety Adrian Amos and defensive tackle Eddie Goldman to their 2015 NFL all-rookie team.
ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has selected Bears defensive tackle Eddie Goldman and safety Adrian Amos to his 2015 NFL all-rookie team.
Bears nose tackle Eddie Goldman sacks San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a 5-yard loss in the first quarter of Week 13.
Tom Thayer breaks out the game film from Sunday to take a closer look at the young anchor of the Bears defense, Eddie Goldman.
Defensive lineman Eddie Goldman speaks with the media after Monday's practice at Halas Hall.
Defensive lineman Eddie Goldman addresses the media Tuesday at Halas Hall.