Jennings wins defensive player of the month
CB Tim Jennings (Matthew Emmons/USP)
CB Tim Jennings (Matthew Emmons/USP)
BearReport.com
Posted Oct 4, 2012


Bears cornberback Tim Jennings has been named NFC Defensive Plaery of the Month for September after recording a league-high four interceptions.

LAKE FOREST, IL – Bears CB Tim Jennings was named NFC Defensive Player of the Month for September after recording an NFL high four interceptions to go along with 18 tackles, one tackle for a loss and six pass break ups, two of which led to interceptions by other Bears players.

Jennings has already established a career-high with his four interceptions. He has been a key component of a Bears defense that ranks first in the NFL in takeaways (14), red zone scoring efficiency (60.0, six scores in 10 opponent red zone trips) and Aikman Rating (90.1), second in third down percentage (26.1, 12 of 46) and fifth in the league in scoring defense (17.0 points per game).

This is Jennings’ first Player of the Month award and he is the second Bears defensive player to be honored in the last three months of the award after DE Julius Peppers was honored in November of 2011. He is the third Bears player honored overall in the last four months after Devin Hester was named Special Teams Player of the Month in October of 2011.


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