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Chicago Bears

Tim Jennings

Tim Jennings - #26 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 8"/ 185 lbs.
Birthday 12/24/1983
Birthplace Orangeburg, SC
College Georgia
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 30th pick by Colts


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Will Bears keep Pro Bowl CB tandem together for long?

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Bears CBs Charles Tillman and Tim Jennings are not young players any more, but they are not getting any cheaper with age.

Bears 'don't worry' about Jennings, Tillman

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
PFW recently asked MLB Brian Urlacher about his trust in the team's starting tandem at corner.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

Jennings pick-six, Gould field goal help Bears rally

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Tim Jennings returned an interception for a TD and Robbie Gould booted the game-winning field goal as the Bears edged the Panthers.

Bears CB 'Hawk' Jennings soaring to new heights

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Hard work and renewed confidence are paying off for Bears CB Tim Jennings, as he is producing the best season of his NFL career.

Watt, Green, Ryan among NFL's Players of the Month

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green, Texans DE J.J. Watt, Falcons QB Matt Ryan and Bears CB Tim Jennings were among the league's players of the month.

Bears deepen pool of competitors at cornerback

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
Thursday’s cornerback signings only increased speculation that the Bears are looking to land a defensive end with 19th overall pick in the draft.

Bears agree to terms with CB Jennings

Posted March 13, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Bears made a move before the start of free agency Tuesday, agreeing to terms with CB Tim Jennings on a two-year deal.

Questions mark Bears' secondary

Posted Dec. 31, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Aside from Pro Bowl RCB Charles Tillman, the Bears are struggling to find stability in the secondary.

Bears players of the week: Week Two

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr selects and offensive, defensive and special-teams player of the game for the Bears, coming off their 30-13 loss to the Saints.

Falcons-Bears matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Falcons' much hyped receiver tandem of Roddy White and Julio Jones will look to find holes in the Bears' secondary.

Bears hoping CB Bowman takes advantage of fresh start

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Although Bears head coach Lovie Smith benched Zack Bowman three games into the 2010 campaign, Smith has made it clear this offseason that he has not given up on the cornerback.

Packers-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' battle against the arch-rival Bears in the NFC championship Sunday at Soldier Field.

Bears CB Jennings has firm hold on starting job

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Tim Jennings has done enough to separate himself from a potential competitor for the job at left corner, we hear.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Brett Favre sliced up Chicago's defense last season, and, with quick playmakers at his disposal, the Bears' secondary is going to need help from the pass rush to force Favre to make quick decisions and settle for throwing short.

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.

Will Jennings replace Bowman in the starting lineup?

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Some Bears observers were surprised by the quick hook CB Zack Bowman received after missing a tackle in the first half of Chicago's win over Green Bay on Monday night.

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.

Bears sign CB Jennings, release FB McKie

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Bears signed ex-Colts CB Tim Jennings to a two-year contract late Tuesday afternoon and released longtime starting FB Jason McKie.


Posted Dec. 07, 2012
Jennings is active for Sunday's game at Arizona.||||||| Jennings had been out with a shoulder problem.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Jennings suffered a shoulder injury during overtime of Sunday's loss to Seattle.||||||| It's uncertain how serious the injury is for one of the team's yop defensive players.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Indianapolis Colts won't offer Jennings and safety Aaron Francisco new contracts, allowing them to become free agents.||||||| Jennings played primarily in nickel packages last season and was ninth on the team with 51 tackles.
Posted Sept. 09, 2006
Jennings is listed as probable for the Indianapolis Colts' game against the New York Giants on Sunday because of an ankle injury. Jennings is the team's third-string cornerback.||||||| The rookie was a second round pick by the Colts this season out of Georgia.