Player Bio

Jerrell Freeman
ILB #50
Height:
6-0
Weight:
235
Age:
31
College:
Mary Hardin-Baylor
Experience:
6

Quick Stats (2017):

TCKL
10
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 598 390 208 12.0 0 20 4 40 -- 23 2 8 3
2017 CHI 1 1 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2016 CHI 12 12 110 86 24 0.0 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 IND 13 13 112 66 46 3.0 0 2 1 23 23 23 1 0 1
2014 IND 12 12 95 58 37 1.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 IND 16 16 126 83 43 5.5 -- 6 2 13 6.5 13 0 6 2
2012 IND 16 16 145 90 55 2.0 0 2 1 4 4 4 1 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 ATL L 17-23 10 7 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Enters first season with the Bears having started all 57 games he has played over four seasons (2012-15) with the Indianapolis Colts, registering 478 tackles, 12 sacks, 21 tackles for losses, 8 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 4 interceptions – 2 of which he returned for touchdowns – and 17 pass break-ups... 478 tackles (according to press box statistics) are tied for sixth in the NFL over the last four seasons... Led the Colts in defensive stops in 2012 (145) and 2013 (126) and ranked second on the team in 2014 (95) and 2015 (112)... Is one of three NFL linebackers since 2012 to record at least 8 forced fumbles and 4 interceptions along with Lavonte David and Thomas Davis...

Enters first season with the Bears having started all 57 games he has played over four seasons (2012-15) with the Indianapolis Colts, registering 478 tackles, 12 sacks, 21 tackles for losses, 8 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 4 interceptions – 2 of which he returned for touchdowns – and 17 pass break-ups... 478 tackles (according to press box statistics) are tied for sixth in the NFL over the last four seasons... Led the Colts in defensive stops in 2012 (145) and 2013 (126) and ranked second on the team in 2014 (95) and 2015 (112)... Is one of three NFL linebackers since 2012 to record at least 8 forced fumbles and 4 interceptions along with Lavonte David and Thomas Davis... In six postseason contests (five starts), has 54 tackles, 1.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery...The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor product entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2008 with the Titans before playing three seasons (2009-2011) with the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the CFL. He rejoined the NFL in 2012 when he signed with the Colts... In 2015, Freeman started the Jerrell Freeman Rise Above Foundation, with a goal of impacting the lives of more than 30,000 at-risk students by the end of 2016.

Recent Articles

  • Freeman saves life of choking man

    Posted Jul 25, 2017

    Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman was in the right place at the right time Sunday, saving the life of a man who was choking by performing the Heimlich maneuver at an airport in Austin, Texas.

  • Freeman thrilled to rejoin teammates

    Posted Dec 20, 2016

    After completing his four-game suspension, inside linebacker Jerrell Freeman rejoined the Bears Monday and practiced Tuesday for the first time in more than a month.

  • Freeman suspended for PED violation

    Posted Nov 21, 2016

    Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended four games without pay for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

  • Players to watch versus Buccaneers

    Posted Nov 11, 2016

    Larry Mayer and Eli Kaberon of ChicagoBears.com discuss the Bears players they'll be watching on both sides of the ball in Sunday’s road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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