Hicks recorded one tackle in Sunday's loss to the Vikings, and he ended the season with seven sacks, two forced fumbles and 53 tackles.
Hicks certainly rewarded the Bears with a very solid season after they signed him to a two-year deal last off-season, as he had registered 9.5 sacks over his previous five seasons before having the best season of his career in 2016. Since his seven sacks were recorded over five different games, he was a very inconsistent IDP option, though he had excellent upside. It's reasonable to expect that the 27-year-old can at least match his production in his second year with the Bears in 2017.
Hicks notched a sack and six tackles Sunday against the Lions.
Hicks has three sacks over his last two games, giving him a total of six on the season. As a defensive end, he's not an elite fantasy option, but in deeper IDP leagues, his ability to get to the quarterback gives him weekly upside.
Hicks recorded two sacks in a game for the second time in his last five contests, and he has six sacks on the year. Although he's a solid player in defensive coordinator Vic Fangio's system, his sporadic production makes him a low-floor option in IDP leagues.
Hicks recorded a sack, a forced fumble and a tackle Saturday against the Chiefs.
Hicks also registered a pair of hits on Alex Smith and was one of the bright spots on a defense that struggled to keep the Chiefs off the field. After having a bit of a breakout with the Patriots last year, it wouldn't be a surprise if he were able to post a respectable number of sacks in Vic Fangio's defensive scheme this season. He's someone to keep an eye on in IDP leagues to see if he continues to improve.
|2012||New Orleans Saints||14||20||10.0||10||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||1|
|2013||New Orleans Saints||16||56||29.0||27||4.5||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2014||New Orleans Saints||15||41||27.0||14||2||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2015||New England Patriots||13||21||9.0||12||3||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|2015||New Orleans Saints||3||2||0.0||2||0||0||0||0.0||0||0||0|
|Year||Team||G||Fum||Lost||Fum Forced||Own Rec||Opp Rec||Yds||Tot Rec||TD|
|2012||New Orleans Saints||14||0||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|2013||New Orleans Saints||16||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2014||New Orleans Saints||15||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|2015||New England Patriots||13||0||0||0||0||1||0||1||1|
|2015||New Orleans Saints||3||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|