Akiem Hicks will miss a good chunk of the regular season
Former Chicago Bears defensive tackle Akiem Hicks sustained a severe injury in Week 2. Hicks, signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this offseason, had to leave in the middle of the team’s game with a foot injury against the New Orleans Saints.
Reports came out Tuesday that the Pro Bowl athlete will miss at least a month of football. Per Adam Schefter, Hicks the foot injury came as he tore the plantar fascia in it.
This is unfortunate news for Hicks
Hicks had a stellar run for the Bears from the 2016-2021 season when he came up with 31 sacks. His efforts on the field earned him a Pro Bowl nomination in 2018. Hicks was a part of the aging crew of Bears stars that left this offseason to avoid the team’s rebuilding phase and try to chase a Super Bowl with a new team. The Buccaneers are considered to be a team that will contend for a Super Bowl this season.
Hicks has made comments about the Bears organization after leaving Chicago. He took shots at the quarterbacks he played with during his time with the Bears.
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