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Tim Jennings Inks New Four-Year Deal

Tim Jennings

The Bears have signed CB Tim Jennings to a four-year contract.

Jennings has led the Bears in interceptions in each of the past two seasons and his 13 total interceptions during that time are second most in the NFL. His three interception return touchdowns over the last two seasons are tied for second most in the league.

Since joining the Bears in 2010, Jennings has a team-high 16 interceptions, tied for fourth most in the NFL. He has started 58-of-62 games played with Chicago, adding 247 tackles, 4.5 tackles for losses, four forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 51 pass break ups (tied for 12th in the NFL according to STATS). The University of Georgia product earned a Pro Bowl nod after the 2012 season when he led the NFL with nine interceptions.

After being selected by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round (62nd overall) of the 2006 NFL Draft, Jennings has started 79-of-115 games played during his NFL career, recording 324 tackles, 20 interceptions, 71 pass break ups, 12 tackles for losses, seven forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries. He was a part of the 2006 Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLI championship team and has three starts in seven postseason contests, recording 19 tackles, five pass break ups and one forced fumble.

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