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- 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)
- 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
Akiem Hicks Mic'd Up vs. Saints 'Monsters come out at night'
Go on the field with defensive lineman Akiem Hicks as he is mic'd up for the Bears' matchup with the New Orleans Saints in Week 8 of the 2020 season.
Hicks talks OT loss to Saints
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media after the Bears' 26-23 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Player Profile | Akiem Hicks
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks sits down with Jeff Joniak and talks about his love of the game and how he bought a gym to stay in shape in the offseason.
Hicks on facing former team: 'It's always an important game'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after Friday's practice at Halas Hall.
Defense swarms Rams' third-down screen
The Bears defense swarms a third-down screen to Rams TE Gerald Everett for a tackle-for-loss.
Jackson pops Davis, forces fumble
Bears S Eddie Jackson forces a fumble from Panthers RB Mike Davis that is recovered by DT Akiem Hicks.
Hicks: 'There is no quit in our defense'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media Monday at Halas Hall.
Hicks on loss to Colts: 'I believe in our guys'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after the Bears' 19-11 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Thayer's Playbook | Akiem Hicks blows up Falcons backfield
Chicago Bears analyst Tom Thayer breaks down game film and shows how Akiem Hicks disrupted the Atlanta offense in the Bears' 30-26 victory over the Falcons.
Hicks on win over Falcons: 'We are not afraid to fight'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after the Bears' 30-26 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
Thayer's Playbook: Defensive front causes giant problems for New York
Chicago Bears analyst Tom Thayer breaks down game film and shows how the Bears' defensive front made an impact in the 17-13 victory over the New York Giants.
Hicks: '2-0 is delicious. I'll eat that every day.'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after the Bears' 17-13 victory over the New York Giants.
Hicks takes down Daniel Jones for sack
Bears DT Akiem Hicks sacks New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones.
Hicks: 'There's no feeling like having your back against the wall'
Chicago Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks discusses the Bears 27-23 victory over the Detroit Lions.
Hicks sacks Stafford for a huge loss
Bears DT Akiem Hicks sacks Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford for a huge loss.
Hicks on playing without fans: 'I bring my own juice'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after Thursday's practice at Halas Hall.
Hicks: 'It does feel good to be back out there'
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks meets with the media after Monday's practice at Halas Hall via video conference call.
Akiem Hicks talks protests, offseason
An emotional and impassioned defensive lineman Akiem Hicks discussed his own experiences with racial inequality Wednesday during a video conference with the media.
Hicks: This is about self-check
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media on Tuesday at Halas Hall.
Hicks: We just have to keep fighting
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media following a Week 15 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Hicks on facing Green Bay: There's always animosity
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media on Thursday following practice at Halas Hall.
Hicks: I just love to play good football
Defensive lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media on Monday at Halas Hall.
Hicks: I look forward to going back out there and compete
Defensive Lineman Akiem Hicks addresses the media on Monday following practice at Halas Hall.
Hicks- Dad jokes with the Queen's Guard
Akiem Hicks tries to get the Queen's Guard to laugh at his dad jokes.
Injury Update: Hicks, Leno will be game-time decisions
Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks (hamstring) and left tackle Charles Leno Jr. (toe) both missed practice again Friday with injuries and will be game-time decisions Sunday night against the Packers.
Hicks shows value against Vikings
On and off the field, defensive tackle Akiem Hicks showed again Monday night the key role he plays in the Bears defense.
Hicks has new outlook about facing Saints
Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks will face his former team on Sunday, feeling at peace with how things ended for him with the Saints in 2015.
Injury Update: Mack, Quinn listed as questionable
Bears outside linebackers Khalil Mack and Robert Quinn are both listed as questionable for Sunday's home opener against the New York Giants. Read about the latest injury news here.
Hicks eager to return to game action in 2020
After missing 11 games last season due to injury, Bears veteran defensive tackle Akiem Hicks is excited to get back into action.
'Regular day' provides Hicks sense of normalcy
After an unprecedented offseason due to COVID-19, the Bears' first padded practice of the year Monday at Halas Hall helped defensive tackle Akiem Hicks and his teammates return to their regular routine.
Replacing Goldman will be group effort for Bears
The Bears plan to continue giving their defensive linemen reps at multiple positions in training camp, which should help them fill the void created by nose tackle Eddie Goldman opting out of the 2020 season.
5 players to watch on defense in training camp
Senior writer Larry Mayer identifies five Bears players to watch on defense when training camp begins next week, including free-agent acquisition Robert Quinn.
Bears training camp preview: Defensive line
The return of talented veteran defensive tackle Akiem Hicks from injury figures to give the Bears defense a gigantic boost in 2020. A Pro Bowler in 2018, Hicks was limited to six games by knee and elbow injuries last season.
Hicks talks about playing through pain
Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks spoke to reporters Tuesday at Halas Hall about his rehab process, playing through pain and his love of football.
Inside Slant: Hicks battles through pain in return
Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks returned to action against the Packers Sunday and impacted the game despite intense pain in his injured elbow.
Hicks striving to return to action in Green Bay
Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks practiced for the second straight day Monday and is hoping to return to game action a week from Sunday when the Bears visit the Packers.
Pro Bowl tackle Hicks returns to practice
Defensive tackle Akiem Hicks practiced for the first time since the first week of October on Sunday. Hicks could play against the Green Bay Packers in Week 15.
Hicks named 39th best player in NFL by peers
Bears Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks has been voted the 39th best player in the NFL in a poll of league players conducted by NFL Network.
Hicks joins Baldinger to break down game tape
Bears Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks is featured in an entertaining and informative film session with former offensive lineman and current analyst Brian Baldinger on NFL Game Pass.
Hicks earns high praise from analytics expert
NFL Network analytics expert Cynthia Frelund has ranked Bears Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks as the third most underappreciated player in the NFL.
Bears100 Celebration to feature d-linemen
The last six decades of Bears football will be represented during a special defensive line panel discussion at the Bears100 Celebration June 7-9 in Rosemont.
Hicks learned valuable lesson from first ejection
Veteran defensive tackle Akiem Hicks was apologetic and contrite Thursday when discussing for the first time his ejection from the Bears' 48-10 win over the Buccaneers Sept. 30 at Soldier Field.
Bears see Hicks as natural leader on defense
The Bears are counting on defensive end Akiem Hicks to do more than just sack quarterbacks and stuff running plays this season. They're also looking at the seven-year veteran to provide leadership on a young defense.
Trubisky displaying sound fundamentals
There's a lot to like about how Mitchell Trubisky has performed early in training camp, but coach Matt Nagy has been impressed with the quarterback's footwork and balance more than anything else.
Bears relying on Hicks to anchor defensive line
The Bears will head to Bourbonnais next week once again counting on veteran defensive end Akiem Hicks to be one of their most productive and dependable players this season.
Bears Care Gala held at Soldier Field
With 650 guests and 29 Bears players in attendance, the 23rd annual Bears Care Gala last Saturday night at the United Club in Soldier Field was a rousing success.
Bears Care to host annual charity gala on Saturday
The 23rd annual Bears Care Gala will be held on Saturday, May 19, at the Untied Club at Soldier Field. A limited number of tickets to the Gala are still available.
Bears defense boasts continuity, trust
With coordinator Vic Fangio and a core group of veterans returning, the Bears are hoping that the continuity they possess on defense will enable the unit to flourish in 2018.