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Completed his fifth season with the Bears and ninth overall in 2020
Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2018
Has started 101 of 129 games with 37.0 sacks, 68 TFLs, six forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries with the Saints (2012-15), Patriots (2015) and Bears (2016-20); also has payed in six postseason games with four starts



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2019:Ranked No. 39 on NFL's Top 100 list
2018: Named to the Pro Bowl (DT)
2016: Named Week 13 NFC Defensive Player of the Week



2020 SEASON (Bears):



Played in 15 games with 15 starts, missing the Week 12 game at the Packers
Recorded six tackles and two QBH in the Wild Card playoff game at the Saints
Had a team-high 21 QBHs on the season; recorded 3.5 sacks for minus-23.5 yards
Recorded 1.5 sacks in the Week 3 win at the Falcons, where he also had a career-high 5 QBHs; added 3 QBHs in the Week 15 win at Minnesota
Recorded 1.0 sack for minus-9 yards in the Week 1 win at Detroit; also had four tackles in that game with one QBH
Had his second sack of the season in the Week 2 win over the Giants to go along with three tackles 
Season-high six tackles in Week 4 vs. the Colts, including one TFL and two QBH
Recovered a fumble and also added a TFL in the Week 6 win at the Panthers 



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 
Recorded 20 QBHs, the most by a Chicago Bear in single-season since the stat was tracked in 2006



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 Injured Reserve 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 (56) 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




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