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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

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60-second rant: Five Bears under the microscope

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:56 p.m. ET
Every coach and player finds that the spotlight burns brighter in the playoffs, but these five Bears are among those who will be monitored closer than others against the Seahawks.

Bears-Seahawks matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
Head coach Lovie Smith acknowledged this week that his defense has to do a better job of covering WR Mike Williams this time around.

Bears players of the week

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 3:01 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté and CB Charles Tillman made big plays for Chicago in a 10-3 loss to Green Bay.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
This week, Hub says the Pro Bowl voters snubbed Brian Urlacher by not making him a starter and that special-teams coordinator Dave Toub deserves a chance to be a head coach.

Bears-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Whether the Bears play all of their starters for the whole game or not, the Packers have the weapons at receiver to expose some of the soft spots in Chicago's pass coverage.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
Jay Cutler's three touchdowns and Devin Hester's punt return for a TD helped the Bears clinch the NFC North with a win over the Vikings.

They said it: Bears edition

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
Here's a sampling of what Bears players are saying in advance of their Monday-night game against the Vikings.

Bears players concerned about conditions at TCF Bank Stadium

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Some Bears players expressed serious concerns about playing on a frozen surface at TCF Bank Stadium on Monday night.

Bears defense gets wake-up call from Patriots

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense, which was ranked third in the league heading into the game, was gashed for 33 points before halftime by New England.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
It would seem that the Bears are better equipped to defend the Eagles' passing attack than some other teams because of their cover-2 zone base and speed on defense.

Flashback: Bears' recent Week Eight performances

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week Eight contests each of the last five seasons.

Flashback: Recent Week Five performances

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week Five contests each of the last five seasons.

Bears-Giants matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Bears' defensive backs will face the talented receiving trio of Mario Manningham, Hakeem Nicks and Steve Smith.

Bears players of the week

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 9:49 p.m. ET
QB Jay Cutler and CBs D.J. Moore and Charles Tillman made big plays for the Bears in their Week Two win over the Cowboys.

Bears switching gears on the corners

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
One the Bears’ more noteworthy defensive developments so far this offseason has been the position switches involving starting CBs Zack Bowman and Charles Tillman.

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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