Bears Bring Back LB Acho

Chicago has signed linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year deal.

LAKE FOREST - The Chicago Bears re-signed LB Same Acho on a one-year contract.

Acho has started 45-of-82 career games over six seasons with the Arizona Cardinals (2011-14) and Chicago Bears (2015-16), producing 212 tackles, 14 sacks, 22 tackles for a loss, three interceptions, 10 pass breakups, nine forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries (two on defense and one of his own teammate’s on special teams). The University of Texas product has also collected 24 tackles on special teams. In one postseason contests with the Cardinals, Acho registered seven tackles, including a strip-sack that was recovered by Arizona’s defense.

Last season with the Bears, Acho tallied 27 tackles, one sack, one pass breakup, one forced fumble and three tackles for a loss on defense. He also added three tackles on special teams.

Acho originally entered the NFL out of Texas as a 4th round selection (103rd overall) in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Cardinals.


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