Akiem Hicks

Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks celebrates after a play.
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Chris Emma
July 06, 2020 - 11:30 am
With the Bears' playoff hopes on the brink late last season, defensive lineman Akiem Hicks gave the team everything he had. Chicago needed to win its final three games and gain a few breaks along the way if it was to sneak into the playoffs, and Hicks was eligible to return from injured reserve in...
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Bears defensive lineman Akiem Hicks
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Chris Emma
June 03, 2020 - 7:37 pm
Chicago has celebrated Akiem Hicks since his arrival to the city in 2016, cherishing his Pro Bowl play on the Bears' defensive line and relishing his rambunctious personality. But Hicks has also experienced the difficulties that so many black men in America face every day.
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