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Akiem Hicks

DT

#96

Experience: 9 years

Height: 6-4

Age: 31

Weight: 347 lbs

College: Regina (Canada)

2020 SEASON

  • TCKLS
    26
  • SCK
    3.5
  • FF
    0
  • INT
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WK OPP RESULT Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
12 @Packers L 25 - 41
10 Vikings L 13 - 19 4 3 1 0 0 0
9 @Titans L 17 - 24 5 3 2 0 0 0
8 Saints L 23 - 26 3 2 1 0 0 0
7 @Rams L 10 - 24 3 1 2 0 0 0
2 Giants W 17 - 13 3 2 1 1 0 0
6 @Panthers W 23 - 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 1
5 Buccaneers W 20 - 19 3 2 1 0 1 0
4 Colts L 11 - 19 6 3 3 0 0 0
3 @Falcons W 30 - 26 4 3 1 1.5 0 0
1 @Lions W 27 - 23 5 4 1 1 0 0

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASON TEAM G GS Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT YDS AVG LNG TDS FF OPP FR
2012 New Orleans Saints 14 0 20 10 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 New Orleans Saints 16 16 55 28 27 4.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 New Orleans Saints 15 14 41 27 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New Orleans Saints 3 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 New England Patriots 13 0 19 7 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2016 Chicago Bears 16 16 50 32 18 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2017 Chicago Bears 16 16 54 39 15 8.5 0 0 2
2018 Chicago Bears 16 16 49 35 14 7.5 0 5 3
2019 Chicago Bears 5 5 10 10 0 1 0 0 1
2020 Chicago Bears 10 10 38 25 13 3.5 1 0 1
TOTAL 124 96 338 213 125 37 0 9 0 0 NaN 0 0 6 6

Biography

PRO CAREER:

  • Finished his fourth season with the Bears and eighth overall in 2019
  • Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2018
  • Has started 86-of-114 contests with 313 tackles, 33.5 sacks, 61 TFLs, nine pass breakups, six forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries with the Saints (2012-15), Patriots (2015) and Bears (2016-19)

*HONORS/AWARDS: *

  • 2018: Named to the Pro Bowl (DT)
  • 2016: Named Week 13 NFC Defensive Player of the Week

2019 SEASON (Bears):

  • Started five games in which he played, recording 10 tackles, 1.0 sack, one fumble recovery and one TFL
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on 10/15
  • Activated from Injured Reserve on 12/14 and recorded four tackles and two QBH in Week 15 at GB

2018 SEASON (Bears):

  • Name 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)
  • Scored 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 

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 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 IR 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)
  • Fifty six 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

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