Chicago certainly missed Hicks’ presence in on defense in 2019, but he should be returning in full health for the 2020 season.Hicks shared an injury update on Instagram, where he can be seen lifting weights for the first time without a brace.“Schedule release got my elbow feelin better!” Hicks wrote. The Bears’ defense finished the 2019 season as a top-five unit — and that was without some of the anchors of their defense, including defensive tackle Akiem Hicks.Hicks suffered an elbow injury against the Las Vegas Raiders in Week 5, and he was placed on injured reserve soon after.While Hicks did return off injured reserve for what was an important divisional contest against the Green Bay Packers in Week 15, Hicks re-aggravated the elbow injury that held him out most of the season.In his first three seasons with the Bears, Hicks was the picture of health, as he didn’t miss a game due to injury. The Bears on Tuesday announced they have placed defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve with an elbow injury, ruling him out for at least the next eight weeks.

Great news from Akiem Hicks who posted on his Instagram that his elbow is feeling better.

Hicks wasn’t listed on the Bears injury …

Akiem Hicks provided an injury update on his elbow. Akiem Hicks is out at least 8 weeks after the Bears place him on injured reserve .
The Chicago Bears injury report read like a who's who of stars with names like Akiem Hicks, Eddie Jackson and Kyle Long all making an appearance. He shared video of him lifting weights without a brace for first time since his injury.

BEARS is a registered trademark of the Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc. Hicks has been dealing with an elbow injury … This was his first bench press without a brace on since the injury. Hicks is the most concerning of the bunch. Managing Editor - Bears Wire | Welcome to Bears Wire's European Union Experience. He was held out of Wednesday's session with a knee injury just a …

Contact: In a season of utter disappointment, the Chicago Bears’ defense remained the one constant on a 8-8 team. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Chicago Bears or NFL Properties LLC. Akiem Hicks Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times LONDON — Coach Matt Nagy was still awaiting updates on defensive lineman Akiem Hicks’ grisly elbow injury … Hicks practiced in full on Wednesday as he continues to work his way back from landing on the IR with a dislocated elbow back in Week 5. Bears' Akiem Hicks: Remains sidelined 12/25/2019 • Hicks (elbow) was listed as a non-participant on Wednesday's estimated injury report, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Akiem Hicks is still on the injured reserve, but he took a step towards making his return this week. Some things never change. “Long way to go but this was my first bench without a brace so I’m proud.” ET Sunday. Chicago announced on Tuesday that defensive lineman Akiem Hicks had been placed on the reserve/injured list.

Bears coach Matt Nagy left the door open Monday for Hicks to potentially return later this season.The 29-year-old earned the first Pro Bowl selection of his career last year when he had 7.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and 55 tackles while starting in all 16 games for the third straight season.The Bears (3-2) are slated to host the Saints (5-1) at 4:25 p.m. Bears coach Matt Nagy is hoping that DT Akiem Hicks is able to return from injured reserve in Week 15 against the Packers.
Another day, another devastating blow to Chicago's defense.The Bears on Tuesday announced they have placed defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve with an elbow injury, ruling him out for at least the next eight weeks.He initially suffered the injury in the team's Week 5 loss to the Raiders in London.The move comes one day after the team placed right guard Kyle Long on injured reserve as he continues to deal with a lingering hip issue.Hicks, who has six tackles, one sack, one fumble recovery and one tackle-for-loss through four games this season, previously missed time last season with a knee injury. By Colleen Kane.