Sherrick McManis



Experience: 11 years

Height: 5-11

Age: 33

Weight: 203 lbs

College: Northwestern


  • SCK
  • FF
  • INT




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  • Has appeared in 142 contests (5 starts) over 11 seasons with Houston (2010-11) and Chicago (2012-20); also has played in four postseason contests with one start in 2018
  • Has 101 STTs, one blocked punt (which was returned by the Bears for a touchdown), one blocked FG, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries on special teams
  • His 85 special teams tackles leads the Bears since joining the team in 2012
  • Has ranked in the top 3 on the Bears in special teams tackles in each of his eight seasons with the Bears
  • Also owns 11 kickoff returns for 230 yards (20.9 avg)


  • 2012: NFC Special Teams Player of the Week (11/4/12)

2020 SEASON (Bears)

  • Played on special teams in 11 games outside of Weeks 4-5, 7 and 10-11 (inactive)
  • Saw extensive time in the defensive backfield in Week 15 at Minnesota and recorded the game-clinching interception on the game's final play
  • Season-high three special teams tackles in the Week 14 win over the Texans
  • Recorded two special teams tackles in wins at the Falcons and Panthers; also downed a punt inside the 5-yard line at Carolina
  • Recorded a fumble recovery on special teams in the third quarter in Week 16 at Jacksonville, setting up a David Montgomery touchdown and a 27-10 lead
  • Had two special teams tackles, including one that put him over 100 for his career, in Week 17 against the Packers

2019 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Appeared in nine games as a reserve, recording three tackles, one pass defense and one forced fumble ... added eight STTs
  • Inactive for Weeks 2-3 and 13
  • Placed on injured reserve in Week 14

2018 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Appeared in 15 games (one start), recording 21 tackles, one sack, one interception, four passes defensed and two tackles for loss
  • Recorded his first career sack at Arizona (9/23) 
  • Adds three specials teams tackles
  • Started Wild Card playoff game, recording three tackles, three passes defensed and one tackle for loss

2017 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Appeared in 13 games as a reserve, recording one tackle, a blocked FG and a fumble recovery on special teams and added 12 special teams tackles

2016 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Appeared in all 16 games as a reserve defensive back and special teams contributor; recorded 3 tackles while leading the team with 13 special teams tackles

2015 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Saw action in all 16 contests, starting 4 (Games 1, 3 & 5-6) in a 3 CB-set, collecting 19 tackles and 3 pass breakups
  • Led the Bears with a career-high 17 special teams tackles

2014 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Appeared in 12 games; totaled 13 special teams tackles, which ranked second on the team
  • Added 1 FR off a muffed punt and 4 defensive tackles

2013 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Played in 15 games with 1 start, the first of his career
  • Finished second on the Bears with 15 special teams tackles

2012 SEASON (Bears): 

  • Finished tied for third on the team with 10 STTs in 12 games
  • Helped the Bears set a franchise record in punt coverage allowing 3.4 ypr
  • Recovered 1 fumble
  • Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after blocking a punt week 9 at TEN (11/4/12), which was returned for a Bears touchdown

2011 SEASON (Texans):  

  • Recorded 5 STTs in 9 games played in Houston
  • Returned 10 kickoffs for 205 yards (20.5 avg) 

2010 SEASON (Texans): 

  • Saw action in 14 games with the Texans; made 11 special teams tackles, 2 defensive tackles and 1 INT