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Charles Tillman

Charles Tillman - #33 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 198 lbs.
Birthday 02/23/1981
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College Louisiana-Lafayette
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 2nd round, 3rd pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
87 10 3

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
With Matthew Stafford (shoulder) and Shaun Hill (finger) out nursing injuries, the Lions will be starting third-stringer Drew Stanton against the Bears' opportunistic defense.

Bears LB Roach doesn’t want to ‘get uprooted’

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
PFW recently asked Bears LB Nick Roach, who will be a free agent after the season, if he wants to stay in Chicago beyond 2010.

Bears’ pass protection still has much room to improve

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Bears' offense has benefited from starting the same offensive linemen in the same five positions in each of the past four games, but Jay Cutler still has faced a fair share of heat recently.

Urlacher rips NFL’s policy on hits

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher didn't hold back when he was asked about the NFL's disciplinary system for dangerous hits on Wednesday.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 6:42 p.m. ET
Here is a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Week 13 battle against the Lions.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Aside from the play where Julius Peppers beat Jeff Backus and sacked QB Matthew Stafford, separating his right shoulder, Backus did a pretty good job in pass protection against Peppers in Week One.

Bears DE Peppers named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Bears DE Julius Peppers had been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month.

Bears QB Cutler named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Bears QB Jay Cutler was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Bears to a 31-26 win over the Eagles.

Report: Soldier Field resodded

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Chicago Park District began resodding the playing surface at Soldier Field on Tuesday.

60-second rant: Bears need to feed Forté down the stretch

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
After trying to make it as a pass-first offense earlier in the season, offensive coordinator Mike Martz has shown a greater commitment to handing RB Matt Forté the ball since the Bears' Week Eight bye.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Keeping Lions DTs Ndamukong Suh and Corey Williams from knifing into the backfield to disrupt QB Jay Cutler or blow up a running play will be tough for the Bears' interior offensive linemen.

Week 13 power rankings

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
Under the radar most of the season, the Bears continue to move up in PFW's power rankings as Jay Cutler begins to hit his stride.

Bears 'deeply saddened' by accidental death of fan at Soldier Field

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Bears released a statement Monday in reaction to the passing of 23-year-old Stuart Haverty, who died Sunday after falling from a ledge at Soldier Field during the Bears-Eagles game.

Consistency on offense essential for Bears

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
While the matchup between the Bears' defense and the Michael Vick-led Eagles' offense was emphasized heading into Sunday's game, it was Chicago's offense that looked most explosive, scoring a season-high 31 points.

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week 12?

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers showcased his versatile skills against the Eagles and kept himself in the running for Defensive Player of the Year honors.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 13, 2012
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman's wife gave birth to the couple's fourth child. They were expecting a girl. Tillman thanked his Twitter followers for their "thoughts and prayers" and added "Wife and baby are doing great" in a post Tuesday.||||||| Tillman's status for Sunday's game against Houston was in question after he told a Chicago radio station he might have to miss it. He later said he expected to be available and wound up playing in a loss to Houston.
Posted Nov. 11, 2012
Bears star cornerback Charles Tillman is active for Sunday's game against Houston.||||||| There was some question about Tillman's status after he told a Chicago radio station he might not be available because his wife, Jackie, is due to give birth to a girl - the couple's fourth child. He later posted on Twitter that the baby was expected to be born on Monday and that he planned to play.
Posted Nov. 08, 2012
Tillman says on Twitter that he will play Sunday against the Houston Texans, after all.||||||| Tillman's status had been up in the air after he told Chicago radio station WSCR-AM that he might not be available because his wife, Jackie, is due to give birth. He recorded four of his seven forced fumbles during Sunday's rout of Tennessee.
Posted Nov. 07, 2012
Tillman might miss Sunday's game against the Houston Texans because of the birth of his daughter.||||||| Tillman tells Chicago radio station WSCR-AM that he might not be available because his wife, Jackie, is due to give birth to a girl. She will be the couple's fourth child. Their daughter, Tiana, needed a heart transplant after she was born in 2008.Tillman is making a case for defensive player of the year, and he forced four fumbles last Sunday at Tennessee
Posted Nov. 05, 2012
Tillman forced a Bears-record four fumbles in Sunday's win against the Titans.||||||| Tillman continues to make a strong case for NFL Defensive Player of the Year with two interceptions and seven forced fumbles.

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