PRO CAREER: Started 9 of 19 games played over two seasons with Kansas City (2011-12) recording 6 receptions for 52 yards (8.7 ypr). CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston (5/18/10)… Waived by Texans (9/4/10)… Acquired by New England via waivers (9/5/10)…Waived by Patriots (9/27/10)… Signed practice squad contract with New England (9/29/10)… Signed by Patriots (1/19/11)… Waived by New England (9/4/11)… Acquired by Kansas City via waivers (9/5/11)… Signed 2-year contract with the Bears (3/21/13).
2012 SEASON: Saw action in 13 games with 8 starts for Kansas City, hauling in 5 receptions for 51 yards (10.2 ypc). PREVIOUS
SEASONS: 2011 - Saw action in 6 games with 1 start for Kansas City, garnering 1 reception for 1 yard… Made NFL debut on 11/27 vs. PIT, grabbing first career reception for a 1-yard gain… Made first career NFL on 12/24 vs. OAK. 2010 - Inactive for the first 3 games with New England (after being acquired off waivers from Houston) before being released (9/27) ... Added to Patriots practice squad (9/29) where he spent the remainder of the season.
COLLEGE: Played in 47 games with 25 starts as a tight end at Temple (2006-09)... Registered 38 receptions for 421 yards (11.1 ypr) with and 9 touchdowns ... Started all 13 games as a senior in 2009, recording 12 catches for 134 yards (11.2 ypr) with 2 TDs... Third-team all-Mid-American Conference honoree... Received Academic all-MAC honors... Majored in Communications. PERSONAL: Played one season of football at Saddle Brook High School (Saddle Brook, NJ), totaling 36 receptions for 607 yards and 5 TDs... Garnered Bergen Record second-team allNorth Jersey honors... Three-year starter in basketball.
Free-agent acquisition Pernell McPhee is determined to put some teeth back into a Bears defense that lost both its bark and its bite over the past two seasons.
First-year Bears receiver Eddie Royal has picked up in training camp where he left off in offseason workouts, making impressive catches like the one he produced Friday in Bourbonnais.
The speed training that Bears running back Matt Forte added to his workout regimen during the offseason is already paying dividends in training camp.
No one was more excited to be back on the practice field Thursday than Bears outside linebacker Lamarr Houston, who missed the final eight games last season with a torn ACL.
General manager Ryan Pace joins Tom, Jeff and Larry on Bears Roundtable to discuss the start of training camp in part one of a three-part series.
General manager Ryan Pace joins Tom, Jeff and Larry on Bears Roundtable to discuss the start of training camp in part two of a three part series.
General manager Ryan Pace joins Tom, Jeff and Larry on Bears Roundtable to discuss the start of training camp in part three of a three part series.
Anthony 'Spice' Adams plays the 'Whisper Challenge' game, where fans wear noise canceling headphones and try to guess what Spice is saying.