Fuller notched four stops in the Bears' 21-19 victory over the Vikings in Week 17, and he finished the year with 82 tackles and three interceptions.
Although he was unable to match the career-high seven interceptions he had last season, Fuller easily posted the most tackles he's had in any of his five seasons, and he functioned as a high-floor IDP option. It would be reasonable to expect a similar performance next season, as he'll continue his tenure with the Bears, and he's signed with the team through 2021.
Fuller recorded six tackles in Chicago's 20-13 victory over the Lions on Sunday.
Fuller continues to be a solid fantasy option, as he's posted at least five tackles in all but two games this season. He also provides fantasy owners with upside, as he's intercepted three passes, though he's picked up just one pass over his last six games.
Fuller picked off a pass while recording seven tackles in Chicago's 17-16 loss to the Chargers on Sunday.
Fuller has recorded at least six tackles in five of seven games while adding his first interceptions since Week 3. His ability to pile up tackles makes him a solid IDP option, and he provides upside when he's able to pick off a pass.
Fuller intercepted a pass while adding six tackles in the Bears' 16-14 victory over the Broncos on Sunday.
Fuller came up with a huge play with just under five minutes remaining in the contest. With Denver inside the 10-yard line and driving for a game-tying score, he was able to secure an overthrown pass by Joe Flacco for an interception that helped secure the victory for Chicago. With the Bears possessing an outstanding pass rush, he'll continue to be a player capable of posting strong interception totals. He's also proven to be a sure tackler, and that combination makes him a useful IDP option.
Fuller was rested in the Bears' 27-17 win over the Colts on Saturday.
Fuller's interception total last year almost matched the eight passes he picked off in his previous three seasons, so potential owners should have concern that he may be coming off a career year. However, the Bears possess an excellent defense, so it's more likely that the pressure the team puts on quarterbacks could give him plenty of chances for another strong season. Between his ability to pile up tackles and his potential for interceptions, he profiles as a strong IDP option.
Fuller recorded three tackles in the Bears' Week 17 victory over the Vikings, and he finished the year with 55 tackles and seven interceptions.
After picking off eight passes over his first three seasons with the Bears, Fuller almost matched that total with a breakthrough effort after signing a contract with the team during the offseason. He'll be entering the second of a four-year deal in 2019, and as an IDP, he should be a consistent source of tackles with additional upside based on his ability to intercept passes.
Fuller picked off a pass while adding four tackles in the Bears' 15-6 win over the Rams on Sunday.
Fuller has intercepted passes in three straight games, and he's picked off seven passes over his last nine contests. He's been a top IDP since Chicago's Week 5 bye, even if his hot streak has to end at some point.
Fuller intercepted a pass while adding two tackles in Chicago's Week 13 overtime loss to the Giants.
Since Chicago's Week 5 bye, Fuller has intercepted six passes in eight games while adding in three performances with at least seven tackles. Even though interceptions can be quite random, Fuller has emerged as a strong IDP at cornerback based on his big-play ability.
Fuller intercepted a pass while adding eight tackles in Chicago's 23-16 victory over the Lions.
With the Lions driving for a potential tying touchdown late in the fourth quarter, Fuller picked off Matthew Stafford to cement the victory. He's now intercepted five passes over his last seven games while adding at least seven tackles in his last two contests, and although he's had a few games with very little production during that span, he's become an upside IDP.
Fuller intercepted two passes while adding five tackles in the Bears' Week 7 loss to the Patriots.
Not only has Fuller intercepted three passes over the last two games, but he's also posted his two-best tackle totals of the season during that span. Although he's been hot lately, he averaged fewer than three tackles in his previous four games before heating up, so he still should be considered a high-risk IDP option.
The Bears have matched the offer sheet Fuller signed with the Packers, inking him to a four-year contract, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Chicago wasted little time in matching the offer sheet put forth by division-rival Green Bay, making Fuller one of the highest paid cornerbacks in the league. Rapoport indicates the contract is worth $56 million with $18 million guaranteed, locking in the 26-year-old as the Bears' top cornerback for the foreseeable future.
Fuller, who received the transition tag from the Bears, has signed an offer sheet with the division-rival Packers, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
The transition tag costs about $2 million less than the franchise tag for cornerbacks, but it also means the Bears won't receive draft compensation if they decline to match an offer sheet. Given how well Fuller played last season, this may be a matter of the Bears intending to match any contract, rather than a matter of simply being cheap. The $2 million difference could make Fuller a bit more receptive to long-term offers, potentially landing the Bears a slight bargain compared to what they would've ended up paying him via the traditional approach of using the franchise tag and then discussing an extension. Chicago has five days to make a decision on matching the offer sheet for its top cornerback.
Fuller is receiving a transition tag from the Bears, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
The transition tag allows Chicago to match any offer sheets Fuller might receive, but unlike with the franchise tag, there won't be any draft compensation if the Bears decline to match offers. At $12.97 million, the transition tag is about $2 million cheaper than the franchise tag for cornerbacks. The lack of potential draft compensation means Fuller surely will receive outside offers, unless he signs a long-term agreement with the Bears before free agency opens March 14. With the 2014 first-round pick coming off an impressive 2017 season in which he tied for third in the league with 22 passes defensed, the Bears presumably hope to sign him for the long haul.
Fuller notched a pair of tackles in the Week 17 loss to the Vikings and ended the season with 69 tackles and two interceptions.
Going into this season, the team was clearly not pleased with its 2014 first-round draft choice and chose not to pick up his 2018 option before the season began, making him an unrestricted free agent this offseason. However, Fuller had a breakout season that included 22 passes defensed while consistently providing excellent coverage, helping the Bears to become a defense that was ranked in the top half of the league. He should be highly sought after in free agency and he'll be an above-average IDP as long as he continues to perform as he did in 2017.
Fuller intercepted a pass while collecting six stops (five solo) in Sunday's 15-14 loss to the 49ers.
Fuller continues to be a solid contributor, as he's posted between four and six stops in all but one game this season. Aside from the tackles, he hasn't been much of a playmaker, as Sunday's interception was his first of the season. He's been a consistent IDP option, albeit one with limited upside.
Fuller (hand) isn't listed on Wednesday's injury report.
Fuller required medical attention after cutting his hand during Sunday's loss to the Lions, but he's in no danger of missing the Week 12 matchup with the Eagles.
Fuller suffered a cut on his left hand during Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Lions and required medical attention after the contest, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports.
Fuller collided with teammate Leonard Floyd while both attempted to make a tackle in the fourth quarter, but Floyd ended up taking the brunt of the hit and could miss significant time due to a right knee injury. The cornerback briefly exited to tend to the hand issue, but later reentered the game, suggesting that he'll likely be back in action Week 12 against the Eagles. Fuller finished Sunday's loss with three tackles and a pass breakup.
Fuller (arm) wasn't on Wednesday's injury report and is in line to play Sunday against the Saints.
Fuller hurt his arm in Week 7 against the Bears, but it won't keep him out for any additional time. The fourth-year corner has racked up 35 tackles (31 solo) and eight pass breakups through seven games -- not bad for a No. 3 corner.
Fuller hurt his arm Sunday and is questionable to return.
Fuller is the No. 3 corner in Chicago, but he still consistently comes close to playing a full snap count. The fourth-year corner has 30 tackles (27 solo) and seven pass breakups this season, and if he can't return, expect Bryce Callahan to see an increased workload.
Fuller recorded six tackles in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.
With Price Amukamara (ankle) inactive, Fuller drew the start and finished second on the team in tackles behind Jerrell Freeman. Should Amukamara need additional time, Fuller could function as a streaming option in IDP leagues, though he's a low-upside option.
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