Player Bio

Pernell McPhee
LB #92
Height:
6-3
Weight:
273
Age:
28
College:
Mississippi State
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2016):

TCKL
16
SCK
4.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 161 119 42 27.0 0 10 1 13 -- 13 0 5 1
2016 CHI 9 0 16 13 3 4.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2015 CHI 14 12 53 42 11 6.0 -- 3 1 13 13 13 0 1 --
2014 BAL 16 0 27 17 10 7.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2013 BAL 16 0 21 13 8 2.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2012 BAL 12 6 21 18 3 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 BAL 16 0 23 16 7 6.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
7 @GB L 10-26 -- 0 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 MIN W 20-10 1 1 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
10 @TB L 10-36 2 2 0 1.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @NYG L 16-22 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 TEN L 21-27 4 3 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 SF W 26-6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 @DET L 17-20 2 0 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 GB L 27-30 3 3 0 2.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 WAS L 21-41 3 3 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 @MIN L 10-38 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 74 games over five seasons with the Ravens (2011-14) and Bears (2015), starting 18 contests, posting 155 tackles, 23 sacks, 1 interception, 10 pass breakups, 4 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery... Owns 1 blocked field goal on special teams... Set career highs in tackles (64) and interceptions (1) in his first season as a Bear... Helped Ravens to Super Bowl Championship after 2012 season, posting 4 tackles, 1 sack, 2 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery during the playoff run.

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 74 games over five seasons with the Ravens (2011-14) and Bears (2015), starting 18 contests, posting 155 tackles, 23 sacks, 1 interception, 10 pass breakups, 4 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery... Owns 1 blocked field goal on special teams... Set career highs in tackles (64) and interceptions (1) in his first season as a Bear... Helped Ravens to Super Bowl Championship after 2012 season, posting 4 tackles, 1 sack, 2 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery during the playoff run.

2015 SEASON: Saw action in 14 contests (Games 1-8, 10-12 & 14-16) with 12 starts (Games 1-8, 10-12 & 14) at OLB... Gathered 64 tackles (4th on the team), 6 sacks (3rd on the team), 10 TFLs (tied for 2nd on the team), 1 interception, 1 forced fumble and 3 pass breakups... Added blocked field goal in Bears 18-17 victory in Game 5 at Kansas City, the first blocked kick of his career... Named a team captain by his teammates... Missed Games 9 and 13 due to a knee injury... Picked up first career interception in Game 4 vs. Oakland. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 14-12

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2014 - Saw action in all 16 games for the second consecutive season in Baltimore and produced 27 takles, and a career-high 7.5 sacks with 4 pass breakups and 1 FF for a defense that finished second in the league with 49 sacks...The Ravens allowed the sixth-fewest points per game (18.9) in 2014... According to STATS, his 38 combined quarterback knockdowns and hurries in 2014 were 14th most in the NFL. 2013 - Produced 21 tackles, including 13 solo for Baltimore... Added 2 sacks (13 yards), 1 PD and 1 FF in 16 games. 2012 - Appeared in 12 games with 6 starts, missing 4 games with a thigh injury for the Ravens... Produced 21 tackles (18 solo) and 1.5 sacks (12 yards)... Started his first-career NFL game vs. CIN (9/10)... Played in 4 postseason contests, recording 4 tackles, 1 sack, 2 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery en route to a Superbowl victory. 2011 - Finished second on the Ravens with 6 sacks for the NFL’s third-ranked defense (288.9 ypg)... Led all Ravens rookies with a career-high 23 tackles, while also netting 2 PD, 1 FF and 1 FR... Played in 2 postseason games, tallying 1 pass breakup.

COLLEGE: Started all 25 games during his career at Mississippi State, totaling 91 tackles (46 solo), 7 sacks (-43 yards), 22 TFL (-91 yards) and 20 QB pressures... Also posted 2 FFs and 4 pass breakups... Earned All-SEC first-team honors from the league’s coaches and served as a team captain as a senior in 2010... Earned first-team All-SEC accolades as a junior in 2009... Started his college career at Itawamba (MS) Community College, where he totaled 124 tackles (92 solo), 32.5 sacks (-225 yards), 73.5 TFL (-326 yards), 47 QB pressures and 4 FFs in 18 games...Earned NJCAA All-American first-team honors as a sophomore.

PERSONAL: Prepped at Pahokee (FL) HS and played one year of football... Played OT and DE, compiling 75 tackles and 19 sacks during his senior season, also forcing 12 fumbles... Helped lead Pahokee to a 14-0 record and the Florida State Class 2B Championship, while earning All-State honors... Also a two-year starter in basketball.

Recent Articles

  • McCaskey lauds McPhee for leadership

    Posted Apr 5, 2017

    The Bears have been pleased with the leadership, toughness and attitude that outside linebacker Pernell McPhee has brought to their locker room since his arrival in 2015.

  • McPhee presented with Ed Block award

    Posted Apr 4, 2017

    Veteran outside linebacker Pernell McPhee was honored as the Bears' recipient of the Ed Block Courage Award Tuesday at Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.

  • 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.

  • Bears hope McPhee takes next step

    Posted Oct 27, 2016

    Pernell McPhee's season debut last Thursday night in Green Bay was a positive first step that the Bears hope the outside linebacker will build on.

Recent Videos

  • McPhee lighter, ready to dominate

    By Chicago Bears - Posted Apr 24, 2017

    Recently honored by his teammates, Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee is ready to return to the field after missing time last season.

  • McPhee: I feel great

    Posted Apr 4, 2017

    Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee talks to the media after being named the Bears Ed Block Courage award winner.

  • McPhee on creating a winning mindset

    Posted Jan 2, 2017

    Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee speaks with the media Monday at Halas Hall.

  • Playbook: McPhee wreaking havoc

    Posted Dec 27, 2016

    Tom Thayer breaks out the game film from Sunday to take a closer look how outside linebacker Pernell McPhee moves around the defense to influence the opposing quarterback.