Latest Akiem Hicks News

Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks working toward return

Dec. 2, 2019 7:38 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears defense held it together through seven games without team leader Akiem Hicks because of a dislocated elbow. Now their Pro Bowl defensive end is back practicing but his possible return to the lineup could come too late to help the Bears. The Bears (6-6) host the...

Mitchell Trubisky, passing game hit a high point for Bears

Nov. 29, 2019 5:13 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — It's been rare in this Chicago Bears season when the play of quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has drawn universal praise. After Thursday's 24-20 comeback win over the Detroit Lions, Trubisky was in the unaccustomed position of ignoring his success while looking ahead. "We put...

A year after defensive gem, Bears try to silence Rams again

Nov. 14, 2019 5:34 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even Sean McVay realizes there’s a strong argument to be made that the Chicago Bears ended the Los Angeles Rams’ two seasons of offensive brilliance with their 15-6 victory at Soldier Field last season. McVay, Jared Goff and the Rams (5-4) get a chance to reply when the...

Bears try to build momentum against Rams after beating Lions

Nov. 13, 2019 4:23 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears took a big step toward the NFC North championship and their first playoff appearance since 2010 when they shut down Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams last year at Soldier Field. This time, they’re simply trying to build some momentum. The Bears come into...

Bears stumbling with 4 straight losses at halfway point

Nov. 4, 2019 4:44 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears hit the halfway point of their season with four straight losses, a 3-5 record and a spot at the bottom of the NFC North. That's quite a change for a team that won the division in coach Matt Nagy's first year. Instead of positioning themselves to finish on top...

Bears, Chargers look to stop skids, get back to winning

Oct. 24, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are stuck on offense, getting pushed around on defense and in danger of fading in the NFC North race. The Los Angeles Chargers are reeling, too. Both come into the game at Soldier Field on Sunday trying to put the brakes on skids that have left them fading after...

Bears offensive problems starting to wear out their defense

Oct. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The lackluster Chicago Bears offense is taking a toll on its defense. Quarterback Mitchell Trubisky didn't need to see his weary teammates on the other side of the ball after Sunday's 36-25 loss to New Orleans to know the offense is holding everyone back. "I just feel like we're...

Saints look to keep rolling with Bridgewater against Bears

Oct. 18, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The New Orleans Saints kept their sights set on a Super Bowl even after Drew Brees went down with an injury. While their star quarterback continues to recover following thumb surgery, the NFC South leaders will try to remain unbeaten without him. The Saints look to improve to 5-0...

Bears hope to have Trubisky return from shoulder injury

Oct. 16, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears are cautiously optimistic quarterback Mitchell Trubisky will return this week from a left shoulder injury. Trubisky said he feels "close" to 100 percent and hopes to start when the Bears host the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. "We've done a good job with this rehab...

Chicago Bears put star DT Akiem Hicks on injured reserve

Oct. 15, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might...