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PRO CAREER: Appeared in 65 games with 64 starts (47 at RG, 16 at RT and 1 at LG) in five NFL seasons (2013-17) with Chicago ... three-time Pro Bowl selection, becoming first Bears player since Brian Urlacher (2000-02) to be named to the Pro Bowl in each of his first three professional football seasons and seventh Bears player to accomplish the feat overall (Long, Urlacher, Sayers, Butkus, Ditka, Casares and Harlan Hill) ... first Bears offensive lineman ever to be named to Pro Bowl in each of his first three professional football seasons ... helped pave the way for 1,000-yard rusher four times (M. Forte: 1,339 in 2013 and 1,038 in 2014 and Jordan Howard: 1,313 in 2016 and 1,122 in 2017) ... named to the PFWA's All-Rookie team in 2013 ... was the first Bears offensive lineman to reach the Pro Bowl since 2006 (R. Brown/0. Kreutz), the first Bears rookie to make the Pro Bowl squad since 2009 (j. Knox) and the first Bears rookie to make the Pro Bowl as a non-specialist since 2000 (B. Urlacher). 

HONORS AND AWARDS: 2015: Pro Bowl. 2014: Pro Bowl; second team All-Pro (AP). 2013: Pro Bowl; All-Rookie (PFWA, Gil Brandt & Mel Kiper). 

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by the Chicago Bears in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft ... signed 4-year contract with a 5th year option with the Bears (5/18/13) ... re-signed with Bears (9/7 /16). SIGNED THROUGH 2021. 

2017 SEASON: Played 10 games (9 starts), Inactive for games 1 and 2 ... placed on Injured Reserve on 12/5. 

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2016: Started 8 games at RG before being put on Injured Reserve. 2015: Started all 16 games at RT, en route to being named to his third consecutive Pro Bowl ... made his first career start at RT in Week 1 after spending his first two NFL seasons at RG ... helped the Bears offense to franchise's fourth-highest single-season gross passing total in 2015 (3,843 yards). 2014: Named to second consecutive Pro Bowl after starting 15 contests at RG for the Bears ... inactive Game 15 due to hip injury ... helped pave way for 1,000-yard rusher for second-consecutive season as Matt Forte gained 1,038 yards. 2013: Earned his first trip to the Pro Bowl and multiple All-Rookie teams after starting all 16 games at RG ... helped the Bears offense set numerous franchise marks including total net yards, gross passing yards, net passing yards, passing touchdowns and first downs gained ... helped the offensive line achieve its lowest sack total (30) since 2008 and its lowest sack percentage (4.9) since 1982. 

COLLEGE: Played in 11 games at Oregon, starting his final 5 contests at LG in 2012 ... at Saddleback (Mission Viejo, Calif.) Community College was a LT for 11 games in 2011 and a reserve defensive end for 11 contests in 2010 ... 

PERSONAL: Attended St. Anne's-Belfield (Ivy, Va.) High School, playing football for head coach John Blake ... competed as a two-way lineman in football and as a left-handed pitcher and first baseman for the baseball team ... earned all-state honors in both sports as a sophomore, junior and senior In his last two seasons, he led the football team to back-to-back state cham­pionships ... in baseball, he was selected in the 23rd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago White Sox, but decided to accept a baseball scholarship to Florida State ... brother, Chris, was a first round draft pick (2nd overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft by the St. Louis Rams and father, Howie, was an all-pro defensive end for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders and is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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