After not recording any stats in Week 1, Young made his presence felt by being among the
Young opted to play it safe and take the extension rather than waiting out the last year on his contract. The 31-year-old veteran played in 15 games last year after he tore his left Achilles tendon in the 2015 season.
Willie Young (ribs) is active for Sunday's matchup with the Lions, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports.
Young saw his streak of five consecutive games with a sack come to an end last week against the Buccaneers, but he'll attempt to end the season on a high note Sunday. The rib injury limited him in his two practice appearances this week, however, which could result in a smaller snap count.
Willie Young accrued four tackles and a sack in Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Redskins.
Young's sack can be partially attributed to the Chicago Bears secondary providing sound coverage on the play, but the outside linebacker still did well to finish off the tackle. He's now notched a sack in four straight weeks, boosting his total to 5.5 for the campaign.
|5||10/9/16||@ IND||1:00 pm|
|7||10/20/16||@ GB||8:25 pm|
|Bye: Week 9|
|10||11/13/16||@ TB||1:00 pm|
|11||11/20/16||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|14||12/11/16||@ DET||1:00 pm|
|17||1/1/17||@ MIN||1:00 pm|
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