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Chris Prosinski (born April 28, 1987) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Wyoming.

Chris Prosinski
Free agent
Position:Safety
Personal information
Born: (1987-04-28) April 28, 1987 (age 32)
Newcastle, Wyoming
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school:Buffalo (WY)
College:Wyoming
NFL Draft:2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • Second-team All-Mountain West (2009, 2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles:164
Sacks:1.0
Interceptions:1
Pass deflections:7
Forced fumbles:1
Player stats at NFL.com

College careerEdit

Prosinski was a senior captain at the University of Wyoming. He was voted Second Team All-Mountain West Conference at the conclusion of the 2009 and 2010 seasons.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Prosinski with a fourth round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.[2]

Prosinski was waived/injured on September 23, 2014.

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

Prosinski was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on November 3, 2014. He took the roster spot of DeMeco Ryans, who had suffered a season-ending injury one day earlier.[3]

Chicago BearsEdit

Prosinski was signed by the Chicago Bears on September 29, 2015.[4] Prosinski recorded his first career sack against the Denver Broncos on November 22, 2015.[5] Despite allowing a 48-yard touchdown on the first drive of the game, he ended it with six tackles and a sack. The following week, he led the team in tackles with nine, while also recording his first career forced fumble.[6]

On March 25, 2016, Prosinski signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $840,000. His base salary is $760,000 and his guaranteed signing bonus was $80,000. [7][8]

On March 20, 2017, Prosinski re-signed with the Bears.[9] He was placed on injured reserve on September 2, 2017.[10] He was released on September 4, 2017. On November 30, 2017, Prosinski was re-signed by the Bears.[11] He was placed on injured reserve on December 23, 2017, after suffering a concussion in Week 15.[12] He was released with an injury settlement on December 28, 2017.

Personal lifeEdit

Prosinski attended Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Wyoming. On June 27, 2015, Prosinski married Miss Wyoming 2012, Lexie Madden.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1116187
  2. ^ "2011 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  3. ^ Jeff McLane [@Jeff_McLane] (November 3, 2014). "#Eagles GM Howie Roseman said on WIP team will sign former #Jags S Chris Prosinski to replace LB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles), who will go on IR" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  4. ^ "Chicago Bears sign former Wyoming safety Chris Prosinski". Casper Star-Tribune Online. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  5. ^ "Prosinski making most of his chances". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  6. ^ Mayer, Larry (February 9, 2016). "Position focus on defensive backfield". Chicago Bears. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  7. ^ "Bears retain safety Chris Prosinski". ChicagoBears.com. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  8. ^ Spotrac.com. "Chris Prosinski". Spotrac.com. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  9. ^ Mayer, Larry (March 20, 2017). "Bears re-sign Prosinski to one-year deal". ChicagoBears.com.
  10. ^ Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL's 53-man roster limit". ChicagoBears.com.
  11. ^ Mayer, Larry (November 30, 2017). "Bears re-sign safety Chris Prosinski". ChicagoBears.com.
  12. ^ "Bears place Chris Prosinski on injured reserve, sign an offensive lineman". WindyCityGridiron.com. December 23, 2017.

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