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|4||Buccaneers||W 48 - 10||2||2||0||0||1||0|
|3||@Cardinals||W 16 - 14||0||1||1||0||0||0|
|2||Seahawks||W 24 - 17||3||3||0||0||1||0||1|
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PRO CAREER: Begins third professional season, starting 22 games in which he has played for the Bears (2016-17) ... totaled 85 tackles, 11.5 sacks, 21 QBH, 4 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recoveries and 14 TFLs ... ranked third in NFL in sacks among rookies in 2016 with 7.0 ... his 7.0 sacks ranks third all-time among Bears rookies (Mark Anderson, Brian Urlacher) ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006 ... owns 2 career safties (vs. SF in 2016; vs. MIN in 2017).
HONORS AND AWARDS: 2016: All-Rookie Team (PFWA, Gil Brandt, Fox Sports).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Drafted in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 2016 draft. SIGNED THROUGH 2019.
2017 SEASON: Started 10 games, recording 34 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 9 TFLs, 2 pass defenses and 1 fumble recovery before being placed on Injured Reserve (11/23) ... tied a career-high with 2.0 sacks on MNF vs. Minnesota where he also recorded a safety, 4 TFL and 3 QBH.
PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2016: Started in 12 games (Games 1-4, 7-10 & 12-16) producing 51 tackles, 7 sacks, 2 pass breakups, 1 forced fumble, 1 recovered fumble and 6 TFLs as a rookie ... recorded a sack-fumble on Aaron Rodgers and then recovered the ball in the end zone for a touchdown at Green Bay ... scored one of only two defensive touchdowns for the Bears in the season ... recorded a season-high 8 tackles in his NFL debut at Houston (9/11) ... recorded the team's only safety of the year on a sack of Blaine Gabbert vs. SF (12/4) ... ranked 3rd in NFL in sacks among rookies ... posted 3 multi-sack games as a rookie which is most by a Beas rookie since 2006 ... he and teammate Cre'Von LeBlanc became the first pair of rookies to score a defensive TD in same season since at least 7960.
COLLEGE: Started 32-of-38 career games for Georgia, posting 184 tackles, 17 sacks, 28.5 TFLs, 5 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 4 pass breakups ... following his junior year, named second-team all-SEC and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America ... won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist ... appeared in 13 games, with 13 starts as a junior ... placed second on the team with 74 tackles and tied for the team lead in TFLs with 10.5 ... also notched 3 pass breakups and 1 fumble recovery ... named second-team all-SEC by Phil Steele and the Coaches' and was Sports Illustrated honorable mention All-America ... won Charley Trippi Most Versatile Award and was a Butkus Award finalist ... named a team captain for four games (ULM, Vanderbilt, Alabama and Florida) ... recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship ... named AP honorable mention all-SEC after playing in 12 games with 11 starts, notching 55 tackles, 8.5 TFLs and a team-high 6 sacks as a sophomore ... added 3 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery ... voted team's defensive MVP ... named a captain vs. Arkansas ... recipient of the Hugh Hendrix Memorial Award for defense at the conclusion of spring practice, given annually to the player who most strains his potential ... started 8-of-13 contests as a freshman ... named to the Phil Steele Freshman All-America first-team ... finished with 55 tackles, 9.5 TFLs and a team-high 6.5 sacks ... added 2 forced fumbles and 1 pass breakup ... recipient of the Milton "Red" Leathers Football Scholarship.
PERSONAL: Attended Hargrave Military Academy following high school ... named a Rivals.com four-star prospect ... 247sports. com four-star prospect, No. 4 overall prep school prospect nationally, No. 4 ranked player in the state of Virginia ... helped lead Hargrave to a 7-3 record in 2012 ... participated in football and track and field at Dodge County (Eastman, Ga.) High School ... SuperPrep All-Dixie Team ... named a Scout.com four-star prospect, No. 18 DE nationally, No. 142 overall prospect nationally, No. 11 player in the state ... Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AA All-State Team ... Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA All-State first team ... as a junior recorded 81 tackles, including 14 for a loss and 6 sacks, as well as 549 receiving yards and 3 touchdowns at tight end.
Floyd: This has given us motivation to improve
Linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media following the Bears Week 6 matchup with the Miami Dolphins.
Floyd on facing the Seahawks
Linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media before Friday's practice at Halas Hall.
Floyd: I'm glad we got a player we wanted
Linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media before Wednesday's practice at Halas Hall.
Floyd: Everyone has been in their playbooks and knows what to do
Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media Friday at Training Camp
Floyd: I'm able to go full force
Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media Friday at Training Camp.
Floyd gives update on knee
Linebacker Leonard Floyd addresses the media Thursday after practice at Halas Hall.
Combine workout: Leonard Floyd
Watch Georgia LB Leonard Floyd work out at the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine.
Hicks, Floyd, RRH scare at Fright Fest
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Floyd, Cruz discuss preseason opener
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Player Personnel Director on Floyd
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Meet the Rookies: Leonard Floyd
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A preview of our four part series, 'Meet the Rookies' brought to you by Chicago Tribune digitalPLUS.
Floyd on learning from Willie Young
Outside linebacker Leonard Floyd talks to the media after Minicamp at Halas Hall.
Floyd on playing faster, gaining weight
Rookie linebacker Leonard Floyd talks to the media Sunday at Halas Hall.
ITB: Behind the scenes Floyd's draft day
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2018 NFL Draft Facts and Figures
Bears hosting Draft Party at Soldier Field
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Hicks praises veteran coordinator Fangio
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Will Bears consider trading down in draft?
Where do Bears pick in draft?
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2016 All-Rookie Team
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From the Sideline: Bears-Texans
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Bears draft OLB Leonard Floyd
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