Akiem Hicks signs with Bears
Akiem Hicks is headed to the Chicago Bears on a two-year, $10 million deal.
Bears announce former Patriots DT Akiem Hicks has agreed to a 2-year deal.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 14, 2016
The Pats acquired Hicks in a trade with the New Orleans Saints last season by giving up tight end Michael Hoomanawanui. Between the Patriots and Saints, Hicks amassed 23 tackles and three sacks. He became a reliable defensive end for New England almost instantly.
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