Jerrell Freeman Suspended for 4 Games

Photo Credit: Indianapolis Star

Chicago Bears’ linebacker Jerrell Freeman has been suspended for four games by the NFL for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Freeman, 30, has played in the NFL for 5 seasons for both the Bears and the Indianapolis Colts. He has played in 10 games and recorded 91 tackles, 3 passes defensed, and 6 stuffs so far this season.

Over his 5-year NFL career, Freeman has played in 67 games and has recorded 568 tackles, 12 sacks, 8 forced fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries, 4 interceptions, 2 touchdowns, 19 passes defended, and 23 stuffs.

His career highs in an NFL season are 16 games played (2012 and 2013 with the Colts), 145 tackles (2012 with the Colts), 5.5 sacks (2013 with the Colts), 6 forced fumbles (2013 with the Colts), 2 fumble recoveries (2013 with the Colts), 2 interceptions (2013 with the Colts), 1 touchdown (2012 and 2015 with the Colts), 6 passes defended (2013 and 2014 with the Colts), and 6 stuffs (2012 with the Colts and 2016 with the Bears).

Freeman will be eligible to return from his suspension in week 16 when the Bears host the Washington Redskins on Saturday, December 24th.


-Asher Fair


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