Player Bio

John Timu
LB #53
Height:
6-0
Weight:
245
Age:
24
College:
Washington
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
19
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 43 37 6 0.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 2
2016 CHI 11 4 19 16 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 CHI 7 3 24 21 3 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 2
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
4 DET W 17-14 2 2 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @IND L 23-29 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 JAX L 16-17 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @GB L 10-26 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 MIN W 20-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @TB L 10-36 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 @NYG L 16-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 TEN L 21-27 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 SF W 26-6 3 2 1 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 @DET L 17-20 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 GB L 27-30 6 6 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 WAS L 21-41 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @MIN L 10-38 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Timu is in his second season with the Bears (2015-16), appearing in 7 contests, with 3 starts at ILB, collecting 25 tackles, one TFL and two fumble recoveries. Timu spent the 2016 offseason with the club before joining the Bears practice squad prior to the start of the regular season. He recorded two fumble recoveries at Tampa Bay (12/27/15), becoming first Bears rookie with two opponent fumble recoveries in a game since LB Bryan Knight (9/22/02). The Washington alum originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Bears.

Timu is in his second season with the Bears (2015-16), appearing in 7 contests, with 3 starts at ILB, collecting 25 tackles, one TFL and two fumble recoveries. Timu spent the 2016 offseason with the club before joining the Bears practice squad prior to the start of the regular season. He recorded two fumble recoveries at Tampa Bay (12/27/15), becoming first Bears rookie with two opponent fumble recoveries in a game since LB Bryan Knight (9/22/02). The Washington alum originally entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Bears.

 

Recent Articles

  • Timu impressive in first NFL start

    Posted Dec 22, 2015

    Making his first NFL start, rookie linebacker John Timu showed impressive instincts in leading the Bears with nine tackles in Sunday's game against the Vikings.

  • Timu hopes to make most of chance

    Posted Dec 17, 2015

    After 10 weeks on the practice squad, rookie linebacker John Timu is back on the active roster and may get a chance to show what he can do not only on special teams but on defense as well.

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