Jennings wins defensive player of the month

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.


Bear Report: The only publication exclusively dedicated to your Chicago Bears.

BearReport.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.