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Patrick Mannelly

Patrick Mannelly - #65 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 265 lbs.
Birthday 04/18/1975
Birthplace Atlanta, GA
College Duke
Years played 16
Drafted 1998, 6th round, 36th pick by Bears

Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week 13?

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
His final stats weren't all that impressive — four tackles, one sack — but Julius Peppers did his job well on Sunday.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler has been more efficient of late, firming up his standing on the Bears' MVP Meter.

Lovie Smith hot-seat meter: Still freezing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It took a stern tongue-lashing from Lovie Smith at halftime, but the Bears' defense rebounded after a bad start and held the Lions to just three second-half points in Chicago's 24-20 comeback win on Sunday.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett had a career day, making seven catches for 104 yards, and MLB Brian Urlacher made 17 tackles in the Bears' win over the Lions.

Bears top Lions with fourth-quarter TD

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Brandon Manumaleuna one play after an eyebrow-raising penalty midway through the fourth quarter, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Bears-Lions prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The banged-up Lions will struggle to score more than a touchdown against the Bears in Week 13.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
One week after he averaged a season-high 8.4 yards per carry, feeding Matt Forté a steady diet of carries should be part of Mike Martz's game plan Sunday.

Bears' Urlacher not slowing down

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Even though he's in his 11th season, Bears MLB Brian Urlacher isn't showing any signs of losing a step, say a couple of his teammates in NFC North Whispers.

Flashback: Recent Week 13 Bears' performances

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 13 contests each of the last five seasons.

Bears SLB Tinoisamoa will not play vs. Lions

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Bears SLB Pisa Tinoisamoa will not play Sunday vs. the Lions and Nick Roach will start in his place.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz has utilized Greg Olsen more often in the past four games, and the tight end has three touchdown catches in that span.

Three-and-out with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak earlier this week to get his take on several topics, including who stands out as the MVP of Chicago's defense.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté should have another productive game against the Lions' 24th-ranked run defense in Week 13.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
This week, Hub says Jay Cutler definitely makes his list of the top 10 quarterbacks under 30 years old and that he'd be surprised if Tommie Harris is still with the Bears next season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 24, 2012
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Mannelly through 2013. The team announced the deal Monday.||||||| The veteran long snapper holds the franchise record for games played (230) and seasons (15). He is the only player from the 1998 draft still with the team that picked him.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Mannelly suffered a season-ending torn anterior-cruciate ligament in his knee Sunday against San Diego.||||||| He was injured on a punt in the second quarter.
Posted Dec. 27, 2010
Mannelly has agreed to a multiyear contract extension with the Chicago Bears.||||||| Mannelly, the Bears' career leader in games played with 204, got a two-year extension that runs through the 2012 season.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Mannelly set a Bears record by playing in his 192nd game, moving past Steve McMichael.||||||| Mannelly, in his 13th season with the Bears, set the record on a missed field goal by Robbie Gould early in the first quarter against Green Bay on Monday night. He was a sixth-round draft pick out of Duke by Chicago in 1998. McMichael, a defensive tackle, was a member of the Bears' 1985 Super Bowl champions.
Posted Feb. 14, 2005
Mannelly, who had been eligible to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2005 campaign, has signed a six-year contract extension with the Chicago Bears. The offensive lineman, who has appeared in 109 games in his seven seasons in Chicago, serves as the team's long snapper.|||||||

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