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Injury Update: Robinson, Hicks listed as questionable

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Receiver Allen Robinson II (ankle) and defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (groin) returned to practice on a limited basis Friday after sitting out Wednesday and Thursday and are listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC North showdown against the Packers.

Robinson played in all 16 games in both 2019 and 2020 and has started all five contests this year, catching 17 passes for 181 yards and one touchdown. He injured his ankle in last Sunday's win over the Raiders but remained in the game.

Hicks missed the Raiders contest after hurting his groin a week earlier on the defense's first play in a victory over the Lions. He practiced Friday for the first time since suffering the injury.

Return specialist/receiver Jakeem Grant Sr. (groin) is also questionable after being limited in practice Thursday and Friday. After being acquired in a trade with the Dolphins, the six-year veteran made his Bears debut last Sunday in Las Vegas, averaging 19.0 yards on two punt returns and 23.0 yards on three kickoff returns.

Running back Damien Williams was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday and is not expected to play Sunday, according to coach Matt Nagy. With David Montgomery on injured reserve with a knee injury, rookie sixth-round pick Khalil Herbert appears to be the next man up in the Bears' depleted backfield.

Nagy was asked if he feels more comfortable with Herbert shouldering a bigger load after he rushed for 75 yards on 18 carries last weekend against the Raiders.

"I would say yes," Nagy said. "Last week we didn't know how that was going to go for him. I thought he did a great job.

"Coach [Michael] Pitre has done an amazing job of getting these guys ready. It's not easy, but this entire time—from OTAs to training camp until now—he's been awesome. He's built these relationships with these guys. He's prepped them. That's a huge part of development as a coach, and here we are with the situation we're in for Khalil. He gets an opportunity and the other guys, too, same thing."

The only two players the Bears have officially ruled out of Sunday's game are tight end J.P. Holtz (quad) and linebacker Caleb Johnson (knee).

Outside linebacker Khalil Mack is listed as questionable after being held out of practice all week with a foot injury he sustained two weeks ago against the Lions. The injury didn't stop Mack from dominating against his former team last Sunday in Las Vegas.

Six other Bears are questionable after being full participants in Friday's practice: Running back Ryan Nall (ankle); linebacker Joel Iyiegbuniwe (hamstring); cornerbacks Duke Shelley (ankle), Artie Burns (foot) and Xavier Crawford (back); and safety Eddie Jackson (knee).

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PRO CAREER:


In his sixth season with the Bears and 10th overall in 2021
Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2018
Has started 101 of 129 games with 37.0 sacks, 68 TFLs, six forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries with the Saints (2012-15), Patriots (2015) and Bears (2016-20); also has played in six postseason games with four starts


HONORS:

2019: Ranked No. 39 on NFL's Top 100 list
2018: Named to the Pro Bowl (DT)
2016: Named Week 13 NFC Defensive Player of the Week

2020 SEASON (Bears):


Played in 15 games with 15 starts, missing the Week 12 game at the Packers with an injury
Recorded six tackles and two QBH in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Had a team-high 21 QBHs on the season; recorded 3.5 sacks for minus-23.5 yards
Recorded 1.5 sacks in the Week 3 win at the Falcons, where he also had a career-high 5 QBHs; added 3 QBHs in the Week 15 win at Minnesota
Recorded 1.0 sack for minus-9 yards in the Week 1 win at Detroit; also had four tackles in that game with one QBH
Had his second sack of the season in the Week 2 win over the Giants to go along with three tackles
Season-high six tackles in Week 4 vs. the Colts, including one TFL and two QBH
Recovered a fumble and also added a TFL in the Week 6 win at the Panthers


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Started five games in which he played, recording 10 tackles, 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery and one TF
Placed on Injured Reserve on 10/15 after suffering an elbow injury against the Raiders in London
Activated from Injured Reserve on 12/14 and recorded four tackles and two QBH in Week 15 at GB


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Named to his first Pro Bowl after starting 16 games and recording 55 tackles, 7.5 sacks, 12 tackles for loss, five pass breakups and three forced fumbles
Recorded a career-high five tackles for loss vs. MIN (11/18
S)cored on a one-yard touchdown run at NYG (12/2)
Led team in tackles for loss and was second on the team in sacks
Recorded four tackles and one tackle for loss in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI (1/6/19)


2017 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games, recording 54 tackles, 15 TFLs, 2 fumble recoveries and a career-high 8.5 sacks for a loss of 57 yards
Recorded 20 QBHs, the most by a Chicago Bear in single-season since the stat was tracked in 2006


2016 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games at DE, setting a career-high in tackles (71), sacks (7), pass breakups (3) and forced fumbles (2), 5 TFLs and recovered 1 fumble
Only defensive player to start every game


2015 SEASON (Saints/Patriots):


Appeared in 16 games, making 3 starts with the Patriots and Saints
Posted 23 tackles, 3.0 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR
All 3 starts came with New Orleans, where he collected 2 assisted tackles
In 13 games with New England, notched 21 tackles, 3 sacks, 5 TFLs and 1 FR
Saw action in 2 playoff games, posting 3 tackles and 1 TFL


2014 SEASON (Saints):


Started 14-of-15 games, posting 41 tackles, 2 sacks and 7 TFLs
Placed on Injured Reserve prior the season finale


2013 SEASON (Saints): Started 16-of-16 games for the first time in his career


Posted then career-highs in tackles (56), sacks (4.5) and TFLs (8)
56 tackles were the most among the Saints defensive front
Started both of the Saints' postseason contests, notching 7 tackles and 0.5 sacks


2012 SEASON (Saints):


Appeared in 14 games with the Saints as a rookie, tallying 20 tackles, 1 pass breakup, 2 TFLs and 1 forced fumble
Akiem Hicks
Groin Questionable
*PRO CAREER: *


Has played in 31 career games with eight starts; has caught seven passes for 91 yards


2020 SEASON (Bears): 


Played in all 16 games with one start; started and lined up at fullback in the Week 1 win at Detroit
Saw action as a reserve and on special teams in every other game this season; recorded four special teams tackles, including two vs. Detroit in Week 13


2019 SEASON (Bears): 


Appeared in one game as a reserve for the Washington Redskins before being waived, then claimed by the Bears, inactive for Week 2
Appeared in 14 games (seven starts) for the Bears, catching seven passes for 91 yards
Caught a season-high three passes for 56 yards, including a 30-yarder, in the Week 14 win over the Cowboys
J.P. Holtz
Quad Out
PRO CAREER:


Signed as an UDFA by the Bears on May 14, 2021
Caleb Johnson
Knee Out
PRO CAREER:


Six-time Pro Bowler (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020) and three-time Associated Press All-Pro first-team (2015, 2016, 2018) and an AP All-Pro second team (2020)
2016 Associated Press and PFWA NFL Defensive Player of the Year
Became the first player in NFL history to be named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team at two positions (DE & LB) in 2015
Named to his first Pro Bowl in 2015 after finishing second in the NFL with 15.0 sacks; tied a Raiders single-game franchise record with 5.0 sacks on Dec. 13, 2015 at Denver
Named to PFWA, Sports Illustrated and NFL.com All-Rookie Teams in 2014
Owns 15 career multi-sack games (9 with OAK, 6 with CHI)
Had 21.0 sacks from 2018-19, which were the most by a Bears player in his first two years with the team
His 22 forced fumbles since the start of 2015 are the most in the NFL during that span
Has recorded at least 1.0 sack in 23 games for the Bears, with the Bears going 16-6 in those games (7-2 in 2018, 5-2 in 2019 and 4-3 in 2020)
Has 66.5 sacks since the start of 2015, the third most in the NFL in that span; has 21.0 3rd-quarter sacks since the start of 2015, the most in the NFL; also has 41 sacks in the second half/overtime during that span, which is second best in the NFL behind only Aaron Donald
In his Bears debut (Week 1, 2018, at GB), he became the first player in franchise history to record a sack and an INT in his debut; recorded a sack and a forced fumble in each of the first four weeks in 2018, becoming the first player in NFL history to do so
In 13 primetime games with the Bears Mack has 11.0 sacks, eight forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions, one which was returned for a touchdown.


HONORS:


2020: Pro Bowl Selection; AP All-Pro (second team); PFWA All-NFL
2019: Pro Bowl Selection; ranked No. 3 on NFL's Top 100
2018: Pro Bowl Selection, AP All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September)
2017: Pro Bowl Selection
2016: AP and PFWA Defensive Player of the Year, All-Pro Selection, Pro Bowl Selection
2015: All-Pro Selection, Pro Bowl Selection
2014: PFWA All-Rookie Team


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Led the team with 9.0 sacks on the year; recorded at least 1.0 sack in four straight games from Weeks 5-8
Sacked Texans QB Deshaun Watson in the end zone to log the Bears first safety since the season finale of 2019 at Minnesota by former LB Nick Kwiatkoski. Also, forced a fumble on Texans RB Duke Johnson in the first quarter in the Bears Week 14 win
Season-high 2.0 sacks for minus-14 yards in the Week 5 win over TB; also had three QBHs and one PD
Recorded 1.0 sack and 2 TFL in the Week 6 win at Carolina; also had 1.0 sack and a FF in Week 7 at the Rams
Recorded four tackles in the Week 1 win at Detroit
Recorded his first sack of the season in the Week 2 win over the Giants, dropping QB Daniel Jones for a loss of eight yards
Recorded 0.5 sack and two QBHs in the win at the Falcons
Recorded a strip-sack on Saints QB Drew Brees in the second quarter of the Week 8 matchup at Soldier Field
Intercepted Vikings QB Kirk Cousins in Week 10 and returned in 33-yards (career-long) which led to a Cairo Santos field goal


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Voted to his fifth consecutive Pro Bowl after starting all 16 games for the fifth time in six years
Finished with a team-best 8.5 sacks, 14 QBH and five forced fumbles, which ranked fourth in the NFL
Recorded 4.5 sacks in Weeks 2-4 at Denver (1.0), at Washington (2.0) and vs. the Vikings (1.5)
Added 1.0 sack and two passes defensed vs. the Chargers
Also had 1.0 sack vs. the Giants and Chiefs


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Selected to his fourth consecutive Pro Bowl; AP, PFWA and Sporting News All-Pro
Tied for the league lead with six forced fumbles
Recorded a team-high 12.5 sacks, good for sixth most in the NFL
Appeared in 14 games (13 starts), recording 47 tackles, 12.5 sacks, 11.0 tackles-for-loss, six forced fumbles, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one interception (returned for a touchdown)
Turned in an impressive debut for the Bears at GB in Week 1, recording 1.0 sack for minus-12 yards, one INT for a TD, one pass defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery; in doing so, he became the first player since 1982, when sacks became a statistic, to record a sack, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, an INT and touchdown in one half (source: Elias Sports Bureau)
Named NFC Defensive Player of the Month (September)


2017 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games and totaled a career-high 87 tackles (65 solo) to go along with 10.5 sacks
Named to his third straight Pro Bowl
Led the Raiders in sacks for the third consecutive season
Was one of two defensive players in the NFL with 70+ tackles and 10+ sacks (Joey Bosa, LAC) and was the only defensive player in the NFL to tally at least 75 tackles, 10.0 sacks, five passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
Recorded nine tackles (seven) and posted a sack of QB Kirk Cousins, dropping him for a 9-yard loss in the first half at WAS
Totaled seven tackles and a season-high two sacks at Denver
Recorded four tackles, one sack, one FF and one FR vs. the Giants; late in the first half with the Giants driving, took down QB Geno Smith and simultaneously took the ball away from him, recording a forced fumble and fumble recovery on the play
Recorded six tackles and posted his second multi-sack contest of the year vs. Dallas


2016 SEASON (Raiders):


Turned in one of the most impressive seasons in Raiders history while earning his second consecutive Pro Bowl selection
Started all 16 games and totaled 77 tackles (56 solo), 11 sacks, five forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, one INT returned for a TD and four passes defensed
Named the Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year, becoming just the second player in franchise history (Lester Hayes, 1980) to earn the prestigious award
Was also named the PFWA's Defensive Player of the Year and the NFL 101 Awards' AFC Defensive Player of the Year
Named to the Associated Press All-Pro First Team and the Pro Football Writers of America's All-NFL Team
Named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November after posting 13 tackles (10), four sacks, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, one INT-TD and two passes defensed, helping the Raiders go 3-0 in the month
Earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors twice (Week 9 vs. Denver and Week 12 vs. Carolina)
Led the team in sacks for the second straight season; also led team with three fumble recoveries
Tied an NFL record by recording a sack in eight straight games from Weeks 6-14
Tied for the team lead with seven tackles while recording a forced fumble and two sacks (10/30) at TB Recorded three tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and one pass defensed in the victory vs. DEN, earning AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors; helped limit the Denver offense to just 33 rushing yards in the game
Turned in one of the finest defensive performances in NFL history vs. Carolina, becoming the first player since Charles Woodson in 2009 to record a sack, interception returned for a touchdown, forced fumble and fumble recovery in the same game; earned his second AFC Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance, his second of the month; finished the game with seven tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one INT-TD, and one pass defensed; tallied his first career INT and first career TD when he intercepted a screen pass and returned it six yards for the score; on the Panthers' final offensive play of the game, forced and recovered a fumble to seal the victory
Went on to win the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for November


2015 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games and was named to his first Pro Bowl
Became the first player in NFL history to be named to the AP All-Pro First Team at two positions (DE & LB)
Finished second in the NFL with 15.0 sacks, falling just one sack short of the Raiders' franchise record
Posted 10 sacks over a four-game stretch from Weeks 12-15 and had four multiple-sack games
Credited with 79 tackles (58 solo), four passes defensed and two forced fumbles on the year
Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after enjoying a career performance at Denver (12/13), tying the franchise record with five sacks, matching a mark set by Pro Football Hall of Famer Howie Long in 1983; all five sacks came in the second half
Posted second career two-sack game at CLE, getting to QB Josh McCown twice on a fourth-quarter series
Posted another standout performance, totaling eight tackles (seven) and two sacks vs. KC


2014 SEASON (Raiders):


Started all 16 games as a rookie, totaling 84 tackles (59 solo), four sacks, one forced fumble and four passes defensed
Became just the third rookie LB in Raiders history to start all 16 games, following Matt Millen (1980) and Reggie McKenzie (1985)
Posted first career multiple-sack game vs. SF, getting to QB Colin Kaepernick twice in the fourth quarter.
Finished third in voting for the Associated Press Defensive Rookie of the Year Award
Selected to the Pro Football Writers of America, Sports Illustrated and NFL.com All-Rookie Teams
Only rookie named to the USA Football All-Fundamentals Team, which honors 26 NFL players who exhibit exemplary football techniques for young players to emulate
Khalil Mack
Foot Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Has appeared in 88 career NFL games with 84 starts over six-plus seasons with the Jaguars (2014-17) and Bears (2018-20)
Has recorded 457 career receptions for 5,999 yards (13.1 avg) and 39 touchdowns
Has recorded at least one reception in all 88 career games
Became the fifth Bears player ever to post back-to-back 1,000 yard-seasons (2019-20)
Tied for first in 10+ reception games with five in Bears history with Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery
Owns 16 games of 100+ receiving yards and his eight career multi-touchdown performances, is tied for seventh in the NFL since he entered the league in 2014
Recorded four multiple TD games in Jacksonville, which are tied for the second most in franchise history
His 14 TD receptions in 2015 with Jacksonville set the single-season franchise record


HONORS:


2019: Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee; Ed Block Courage Award
2015: Pro Bowl Selection; Ed Block Courage Award


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Led the team with 102 receptions (sixth in the NFL) for 1,250 yards and six touchdowns
In Week 16, he reached 100 receptions on the season for the first time in his career; it marked the first 100-catch season by a Bears player since Matt Forte in 2014 (102) and the first by a WR since Brandon Marshall in 2013 (100)
In Week 14, he eclipsed 1,000 yards for the season, becoming the fifth Bears player ever to post back-to-back 1,000-yard campaigns, joining Curtis Conway (1995-96), Marty Booker (2001-02), Brandon Marshall (2012-13), and Alshon Jeffery (2013-14)
He joined former WR Brandon Marshall as the only Bears players to surpass season totals of 100 catches and 1,200 receiving yards (Marshall did so twice 2012-13)
Had 22 receptions of 20+ yards, which was tied for most in Bears history (Marcus Robinson, 22, 1999)
Currently has a catch of 20+ yards in 14 straight games, the longest such streak in Bears history
Had 12 games with at least 70 yards receiving, including four games with 100+
Caught two touchdowns on eight receptions for 74 yards in Week 12 at Green Bay. His four multi-TD games as a Bear is four off of Harlon Hill's (8) for the most multi-TD games in Bears history
Tied a career high with 10 catches for 123 yards and a 37-yard touchdown in the Week 3 win over the Falcons
Also recorded 10 catches for 90 yards in the Week 5 win over the Buccaneers
Recorded another 100-yard performance in Week 4 vs. the Colts, catching seven passes for 101 yards, including one touchdown late in the fourth quarter; eclipsed 5,000 career receiving yards with a 27-yard grab in the second quarter vs. IND
Caught five passes for 74 yards in the Week 1 win at Detroit, including a long of 22 yards
Caught a season-long 42 yarder in Week 7 at the Rams; caught four passes for 70 yards in the game
Recorded six catches for 87 yards and a touchdown in the Week 8 overtime loss to the Saints; became the 17th NFL player in history to hit career totals of at least 400 receptions, 5,000 receiving yards and 35 TDs by their 80th career game vs. NO


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 16 games with 15 starts, recording a career-high 98 receptions for 1,147 yards (11.7 avg) and seven touchdowns (all team highs)
Recorded three 100-yard receiving games, including a season-high 131 in the Week 12 win over the Giants
Recorded 13 games with at least five catches, including seven games with seven or more
Went over the 1,000-yard mark in Week 15 at GB, becoming the first Bears receiver to eclipse 1,000 yards since Alshon Jeffery in 2014
His 1,147 total receiving yards marked the second-highest of his career and he joined Brandon Marshall (2012-13) and Marty Booker (2002) as the only Bears to record 95+ receptions and 1,100 yards in a single season
Over the last six games Robinson totaled 41 catches for 514 yards and four TDs; 29 of those 41 catches went for first downs
Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 13 games (12 starts), recording 754 yards on 55 receptions (13.7 avg) and four touchdowns
Hauled in 10 receptions in Week 2 vs. Seattle, which matched his career-high
Recorded two touchdowns vs. Detroit
Caught 10 passes for 143 yards in Wild Card playoff game vs. PHI; the 10 receptions tied Matt Forte for most receptions in a postseason game and 143 receiving yards are most all-time in a postseason game in franchise history (passing Willie Gault - 129)
Inactive for Games 7-8 and 16


2017 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started the opening game, catching one pass for 17 yards before injuring his knee in the first quarter at Houston
Placed on Injured Reserve in Week 2 for the remainder of the season


2016 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started all 16 games for the Jaguars, catching 73 passes for 883 yards (12.1 avg) and six touchdowns
Recorded two 100+ yard games: had 9 catches for 147 yards in Week 16 win vs. TEN and had 9 catches for 107 yards in a Week 10 loss to Houston


2015 SEASON (Jaguars):


Started all 16 games, recording 80 receptions for 1,400 yards (17.5 avg) and 14 touchdowns
His 14 touchdowns set a single-season franchise record and tied for the NFL lead (Doug Baldwin, Brandon Marshall)
Set career-highs in receptions with 10 at Tennessee (12/6), receiving yards (155, vs. MIA 9/15) and receiving TDs (3, at TEN 12/6)
Caught a career-long 90-yard touchdown at New Orleans
Recorded six 100-yard receiving games, including two games with 150+ yards
Recorded 61 catches for first downs and 19 catches of 25+ yards


2014 SEASON (Jaguars):


Played in 10 games (8 starts) as a rookie, recording 48 receptions for 548 yards (11.4 avg) and 2 touchdowns
Was tied for first among rookies in receptions and fourth in receiving yards at the time of his injury
Placed on Injured Reserve in Week 12
Allen Robinson II
Ankle Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Originally entered the NFL as a sixth-round pick with the Houston Texans
Appeared in five games as a rookie in 2019
Appeared in three games with the Bears in 2020


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Saw action in three games; spent a majority of the season on the practice squad


2019 SEASON (Texans/Dolphins):


Saw action in five games but did not record any stats
Xavier Crawford
Back Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Finished his second season with the Bears in 2020 after playing in nine games as a rookie in 2019


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Played in 11 games in 2020 with two starts; inactive for Weeks 1-3, 6-8; made starts in Week 15 at the Vikings and Week 17 vs. the Packers
Made his first appearance of the season on special teams in Week 4 vs. the Colts
Recorded one special teams tackle in Week 9 at the Titans
Saw significant time on defense in Week 14 vs. the Texans, filling in for the injured Buster Skrine; recorded three total tackles and one PD
Made his first career start in Week 15 win at the Vikings, recording a career-high seven tackles
Saw action on defense in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints, recording one tackle and one PD


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in nine games as a reserve in his rookie season
Inactive for Weeks 5-12
Duke Shelley
Ankle Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Entering his fourth season with the Bears in 2021
Has appeared in 47 games over two-plus seasons with the Bears, primarily on special teams; has 20 special teams tackles to his credit


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Has played in every game for the Bears as a reserve ILB and also primarily on special teams
Career-high two special teams tackles in Week 7 at the Rams
Added another two tackles on special teams in Week 13 vs. the Lions


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in 15 games, making four tackles on special teams
Inactive for Week 5 at Oakland


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in all 16 games as a reserve, making three tackles, one tackle for loss and five tackles on special teams
Appeared in Wild Card playoff game as a reserve
Joel Iyiegbuniwe
Hamstring Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Acquired in a trade with the Miami Dolphins on Oct. 5, 2021
2020 2nd-team All-Pro returner
AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. L.A. Rams, 11/1/20)
AFC Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. Tennessee, 9/9/18) ... Since 2016, he has played in 75 career games with eight starts
Has recorded 91 receptions for 1,001 yards (11.0 avg.) and owns five touchdowns
He is the Dolphins franchise record holder with five special teams return touchdowns and franchise record holder with three punt return touchdowns
His 2,206 career kickoff return yards were sixth in Dolphins history
His 978 career punt return yards through the start of the 2021 season, were fifth in Dolphins history
In 2020, his 330 punt return yards were the second most in the NFL
His 88-yard punt return touchdown vs. the L.A. Rams on Nov. 1, 2020 was the longest in team history
Posted his first kickoff return touchdown (102 yards) vs. Tennessee on Sept. 9, 2018; it was the second-longest kickoff return in franchise history
Joined running back Kenyan Drake in 2016 as the second pair of Dolphins rookies to have a kickoff and punt returned for a touchdown in the same season; it was just the fourth time in NFL history that two rookies on the same team combined for a kickoff and punt return for touchdown in the same season
In 2018 he was one of two NFL players (Andre Roberts) to return two kicks for touchdowns (one punt and one kickoff)
Prior to his injury in 2018, he was leading the NFL with 535 kickoff return yards and was fourth in punt return yards with 228 yards


2021 SEASON (Dolphins/Bears):


Played in four games for the Dolphins before being traded to the Bears prior to Week 5
With the Dolphins, he had two kickoff returns for 46 yards (23.0 avg.) and eight punt returns for 59 yards (7.4 avg.)
Since joining the Bears, Grant has made 18 kick returns for 443 yards (24.6 avg.). Over the past 10 seasons, Grant's 25.7 average (through Week 8) would trail only Cordarrelle Patterson's 2019 & 2020 seasons and Devin Hester in 2013.


2020 SEASON: (Dolphins):


Played in 14 games with four starts
Named second team All-Pro returner
Inactive for two games
Finished the season with 36 receptions for 373 yards (10.4 avg.) and one touchdown
He also recorded 29 punt returns for 330 yards (11.4 avg.) and one special teams touchdown
His touchdown came from an 88-yard punt return in the second quarter vs. the LA Rams, the longest in team history; it also was the third of his career, setting a new Dolphins franchise record
He had one kickoff return for 45 yards in the same game and was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts
Became the first NFL player since 2002 (Baltimore’s Lamont Brightful) to have an 88+ yard punt return and 45+ yard kickoff return in the same game
Logged four receptions for 43 yards (10.8 avg.) and one touchdown in Week 9 vs. the Chargers


2019 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in 10 games with two starts
Inactive for one game and missed the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 27
Ended the season with 19 receptions for 164 yards (8.6 avg.), four carries for five yards (1.2 avg.), one rushing touchdown and one touchdown on punt return
He also had 23 kickoff returns for 578 yards (25.1 avg.)
In Week 6, he returned a kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown with 1:09 remaining in the first half; his 198 kickoff return yards in this game marked him as the player with the sixth-most in team history and most in a game since 2009 (Ted Ginn Jr.) ... In Week 10, he caught three passes for 32 yards and notched one rushing touchdown vs. Buffalo.


2018 SEASON (Dolphins):


Played in 10 games with two starts
Was inactive for one game and missed the rest of the season after being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 28
Ended the season with 21 receptions for 268 yards (12.8 avg.) and two touchdowns, one on kickoff return and one on punt return
He also logged 18 kickoff returns for 535 yards (29.7 avg.) and 14 punt returns for 228 yards (16.3 avg.)
At the time of his injury, he was leading the NFL with 535 kickoff return yards and was fourth in punt return yards with 228 yards
Notched five receptions for 38 yards, two kickoff returns for 125 yards (62.5 avg.) and one touchdown vs. the Titans; he also returned a kickoff 102 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to give Miami a 17-10 lead, it was his first career kickoff return for a touchdown and the second-longest in franchise history (Mercury Morris, 105, 9/14/69 at Cincinnati)
His efforts vs. Tennessee earned him the title AFC Special Teams Player of the Week in Week 1
Against Oakland, he scored on an 18-yard shovel pass from quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the third quarter
He also caught a 52-yard TD pass from wide receiver Albert Wilson to put Miami ahead 21-17 with 7:18 remaining in the game; it was the first multi-touchdown game of his career
At Cincinnati he had three punt returns for 85 yards (28.3 avg.) and one touchdowns along with three kickoff returns for 89 yards (29.7 avg.); he also returned a punt 71 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter to extend Miami’s lead 14-0. It was his second career punt return for a touchdown
After Week 5 he became the first player in Dolphins history to score on a reception, kickoff return and punt return in the same season
He also became the second player in NFL history (Dante Hall, 2003) with a 100+ yard kickoff return touchdown, 70+ yard punt return touchdown and 50+ yard touchdown catch in the same season


2017 Season (Dolphins):


Played in all 16 games
Ended the season with 13 receptions for 203 yards (15.6 avg.) and two touchdowns
He also recorded 21 kickoff returns for 479 yards (22.8 avg.) and 25 punt returns for 190 yards (7.6 avg.). In Week 11 he hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jay Cutler vs. New England
In Week 15 at the Chiefs, he had four receptions for 107 yards and scored on a 65-yard TD reception from quarter Jay Cutler in the second quarter; he also totaled 101 receiving yards in the first half


2016 Season (Dolphins):


Played in all 16 games as a rookie
Ended the season with 19 kickoff returns for 439 yards (23.1 avg.), 20 punt returns for 165 yards (8.3 avg.) and one touchdown
Joined running back Kenyan Drake as the second pair of Dolphins rookies to have a kickoff and punt returned for a touchdown in the same season; it was just the fourth time in NFL history two rookies on the same team combined for both a kickoff and punt return touchdown in the same season
In Week 5 against Tennessee, he logged one punt return for 74 yards and notched one touchdown; two kickoff returns for 47 yards (23.5 avg.)
His 74-yard TD was the seventh longest punt return in team history and third-longest by a rookie
Jakeem Grant Sr.
Groin Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Finished his third NFL season in 2020 with the Bears; has played in 24 total games


2020 SEASON (Bears)


Played in all 16 games, primarily on special teams; recorded eight catches for 67 yards and a score
Scored his first career touchdown in Week 9 at the Titans on a 6-yard pass from Nick Foles; also posted career highs with four catches for 35 yards in that game


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Appeared in eight games after being promoted from practice squad in Week 10
Two carries for eight yards in Week 17 at Minnesota
Recorded two special teams tackles


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Spent 2018 season on Bears practice squad
Ryan Nall
Ankle Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Enters his sixth NFL season in 2021; originally drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft (25th overall) out of Miami
Has played in 58 games with 32 starts, tallying 144 tackles (117 solo), four interceptions, 27 passes defensed and two FR
Also has played and started in four postseason contests, logging 11 tackles, two passes defensed and one fumble recovery


2020 SEASON (Bears):


Suffered a knee injury in the preseason that forced him to miss the 2020 season


2019 SEASON (Steelers):


Played in 10 games with one start at corner at the Los Angeles Chargers where he recorded a season-high six tackles
Recorded seven total tackles, including one on special teams


2018 SEASON (Steelers):


Saw action in all 16 games with six starts; registered 19 tackles (15 solo), one forced fumble and one pass defensed; added 3 tackles on special teams
Split a safety with Morgan Burnett vs. Kansas City, tackling QB Patrick Mahomes in the end zone
Forced a fumble in the second quarter of Tampa Bay WR Chris Godwin, which was recovered by CB Mike Hilton, marking the first defensive forced fumble of his NFL career
Started Pittsburgh's only postseason contest, tallying three tackles and a pair of passes defensed


2017 SEASON (Steelers):


Started all 16 games at corner as the Steelers went 13-3; recorded 54 tackles, one interception, 13 passes defensed and two FR
Recorded one INT in a win at Houston in Week 16
Made three postseason starts, logging 15 tackles (11 solo) with two passes defensed and a fumble recovery
Started at cornerback in the 2017 AFC Championship game at New England


2016 SEASON (Steelers):


Appeared in all 16 games, starting the last nine games
Totaled 64 tackles, three interceptions, two tackles-for-loss and 13 passes defensed in his rookie season
Recorded an INT off Joe Flacco in his first career start at Baltimore; also logged one tackle-for-loss and two passes defensed
Recorded his second career interception two weeks later at Cleveland, picking off Cody Kessler, and his third at Buffalo off of quarterback Tyrod Taylor
Artie Burns
Foot Questionable
PRO CAREER:


Two-time Pro Bowl selection (2018, 2019)
Has started all 62 games in which he has played in his career, missing just two games in 2018
Has six defensive touchdowns in his career, the most in the NFL since he entered the league in 2017; the first two came in the same game vs. CAR (10/22/17), a 75-yard fumble return and a 76-yard interception return; his third score was a 65-yard fumble return at BUF (11/4/18); fourth was a 27-yard interception return vs. MIN (11/18/18); the fifth was the very next week, a 41-yard interception return at DET on Thanksgiving (11/22/18); the sixth was an 8-yard fumble return at the LAR (10/26/20)
Owns 31 passes defensed, six fumble recoveries (three returned for TDs), 10 interceptions (three returned for TDs) and seven FF
His 76-yard INT and 75-yard fumble recovery for touchdowns vs. CAR (10/22/17) made him the first player in NFL history to return both a fumble recovery and interceptions 75+ yard touchdowns in the same game; also made him the first rookie in NFL history with multiple 75+ yard defensive touchdowns in the same game
Since 1970, he is the only other player with 3+ defensive touchdowns of 65+ yards in a 2-season span is Deion Sanders (3 in 1994)


HONORS:

2019: Pro Bowl Selection; ranked No. 30 on NFL's Top 100
2018: Pro Bowl, AP All-Pro, Sporting News All-Pro, PFWA All-NFL, NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 12 at DET), NFC Defensive Player of the Month (November)
2017: NFC Defensive Player of the Week (Week 7 vs. CAR)

2020 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games, recording 82 tackles, one TFL, three FF and five PD
Recorded a scoop-and-score touchdown on an 8-yard fumble return in Week 7 at the Rams, the sixth touchdown of his career and the third FR for touchdown; also had a season-high nine tackles
Recorded six tackles, including five solo, in the Week 1 win at Detroit; deflected a Matthew Stafford pass late in the fourth quarter that led to a Kyle Fuller interception, setting up Chicago's game-winning drive in the final minute
Eight tackles (seven solo) in the win over the Giants in Week 2; had a pick-6 called back due to penalty
Forced a fumble in the Week 6 win at the Panthers; had another pick-6 called back due to penalty
Tailled seven tackles and forced a fumble in Week 10 vs. Minnesota
Recorded six solo tackles in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints


2019 SEASON (Bears):


Pro Bowl selection for the second straight yea
Started all 16 games, recording 60 tackles, five passes defensed, two interceptions, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, one sack and five TFLs
Tied his career-high with 10 tackles at Denver (9/15) before besting that with 11 tackles at PHI (11/3
Recorded game-clinching interceptions in Week 13 at Detroit and in Week 17 at Minnesota


2018 SEASON (Bears):


Selected to his first Pro Bowl and named to the Associated Press All-Pro team after finishing fourth in the NFL with six interceptions
Started 14 games (inactive Games 15-16), recording 51 tackles, 14 pass defenses, six interceptions (two returned for a TD), one sack, one tackle for loss, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery (returned for a TD)
5-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown at BUF was his second career fumble recovery for a touchdown
Recorded first career sack vs. Seattle (9/17)
Active, but did not play in Wild Card playoff game vs. Philadelphia (1/6/19)


2017 SEASON (Bears):


Started all 16 games as a rookie, recording 70 tackles, 6 pass defenses, 3 fumble recoveries (1 returned for TD), 2 interceptions (1 returned for TD), 1 FF and 1 TFL
Jackson's 76-yard INT and 75-yard fumble recovery for touchdowns vs. CAR (10/22) made him the first player in NFL history to return both a fumble recovery and an INT 75+ yard TDs in the same game; also made him the first rookie in NFL history with multiple 75+ yard defensive touchdowns in the same game
His 75-yard fumble recovery was 3rd-longest in Bears history
Week 7 performance earned him NFC Defensive Player of the Week Honors
Recorded multiple tackles in 13 of 16 games
Eddie Jackson
Knee Questionable

Bears receivers coach Mike Furrey will not attend Sunday's game due to COVID-19 protocols. His role will be filled by assistant receivers coach Chris Jackson. 

For the Packers, cornerback Kevin King (shoulder) is out; tackle Dennis Kelly (back) is doubtful; and guard Elgton Jenkins (ankle) and receiver Malik Taylor (illness) are questionable.

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