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Sam Acho listed with starters after Bears trade away Jared Allen

The Chicago Bears need to sort out their defense, now that outside linebacker Jared Allen has been traded to the Carolina Panthers. An unofficial depth chart has Sam Acho taking over Allen's starting role in the Bears' defense, per a Tweet from Bears Insider. The Bears originally cut Acho just before the regular season started due to an illness. Chicago re-signed Acho a couple days...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears sign LB Acho, place DL Washington on IR

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears signed linebacker Sam Acho on Monday after releasing him last week and placed defensive lineman Cornelius Washington on season-ending injured reserve because of a quad injury. The Bears terminated Acho's contract Saturday after ruling him out for the season opener against Green Bay because of an illness. Acho signed a one-year contract with...
Via Associated Press
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Re-Sign OLB Sam Acho, Place DE Cornelius Washington On I.R.

The Chicago Bears officially re-signed OLB Sam Acho to a contract on Monday, according to the NFL Transactions release. The Bears also placed Cornelius Washington on season-ending injured reserve. Acho, 27, was released just a few days ago from the non-football illness list, which allowed the Bears to promote LB Lamin Barrow off of their practice squad. In 2014, ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears promote LB Lamin Barrow from practice squad, release veteran Sam Acho

According to the Chicago Bears Twitter account, the Chicago Bears have promoted linebacker Lamin Barrow from the practice squad and released veteran linebacker Sam Acho. Barrow was drafted by the Broncos in the fifth round in 2014  and was signed to the Bears practice squad on Sept. 7 after the Broncos cut him. Acho was already ruled out for Week 1 with an undisclosed illness...
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September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Release LB Sam Acho From NFI List, Promote LB Lamin Barrow

The Chicago Bears have released veteran LB Sam Acho from the non-football illness list on Saturday, according to the NFL transactions release. The Bears also promoted LB Lamin Barrow off of their practice squad. Acho, 27, is a former fourth-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2011. He played out his four-year, $2,514,428 rookie contract with the ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio ranked No. 2 for top defensive coordinators in NFL

New Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Vic Fangio built his reputation with the vaunted 49ers defense and now he's trying to the same thing in the Windy City. Fangio's passion for good defensive play is trickling over to the players, who say they love working with the coach. “Vic is the ultimate defensive coach,” outside linebacker Sam Acho said, via the Chicago Sun-Times...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears agree to deals with Sam Acho, Sherrick McManis

The Chicago Bears agreed Wednesday to one-year contracts with linebacker Sam Acho and cornerback Sherrick McManis. A fourth-round draft pick by Arizona in 2011, he spent four seasons with the Cardinals. He had a career-high seven sacks as a rookie, but has just six since then. A broken left fibula limited Acho to three games in 2013. He appeared in 16 games last season and made four...
Via Associated Press
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Sign LB Sam Acho To A One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve signed former Cardinals LB Sam Acho to a one-year contract. #Bears have signed LB Sam Acho to a one-year contract. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) April 1, 2015 Acho, 26, is a former fourth-round pick of the Cardinals back in 2011. He played out his four-year, $2,514,428 rookie contract with ... The post Bears...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Offseason Review: Sam Acho

Sam AchoHeight: 6’3 Weight: 257 D.O.B.: Sept. 6, 1988School: Texas Experience: 4 Position: OLBGoing Into Season: Before anything is said about Sam Acho’s performance on the field, can anyone pronounce his middle name Onyedikachi? Anyway, the 2013 season didn’t go as Acho nor Arizona Cardinals fans would have hoped. Acho and Jonathan Cooper both broke their fibulas and it...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Acho's emergence key to Cardinals' pass-rushing hopes

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Let's face it: the Cardinals linebacker situation is a mess. Karlos Dansby is in Cleveland, Daryl Washington is suspended for at least a year and John Abraham is MIA until at least next week, with a possible suspension coming his way after a DUI charge. All those feel good vibes about the Jared Veldheer and Antonio Cromartie signings, and the return of Jonathan...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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