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Bears DL Akiem Hicks Seeking New Agent

Bears DL Akiem Hicks Seeking New Agent
Published On: Fri, Jun 16
Dec 18, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks (96) looks on prior to the game against the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports

On the verge of an important year, Akiem Hicks is looking to make a change in representation. The Bears defensive lineman has parted ways with agent Frank Murtha and is currently in the process of interviewing new potential agents, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune writes.

I am a free agent that is almost a free agent, said Hicks, who is entering a contract year. You get it?

Hicks joined the Bears on a two-year, $10MM free agent deal after spending time with the Saints and Patriots in 2015. Hes set to earn $5MM this season and is hoping to land another lucrative deal for 2018 and beyond.

In his last go-round through free agency, Hicks chose a shorter deal with Chicago over a longer pact offered by the Patriots. His gamble has paid off and he is now eager to cash in.

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