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Bears DL Akiem Hicks Seeking Extension Worth $10M Per Year

Bears DL Akiem Hicks Seeking Extension Worth $10M Per Year
Published On: Thu, Jul 27
Oct 2, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears defensive end Akiem Hicks (96) celebrates his sack during the first half against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports


Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune has heard that Bears DL Akiem Hicks could be seeking as much as $10 million per year as part of a long-term extension.

Back in June, Hicks said that hes hoping to get what he deserves in free agency next year, but is willing to remain with the Bears long term.

I know its not always the best way to think of it with this being a business, but I want to get what I deserve or get what I have earned, Hicks said, via Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. If I earned a new contract, thats what I earned. If I dont, thats the case. Its really not up to me. I get to put my stuff on the field and show them what I can do, but I cant make them go upstairs and sign me to a different piece of paper.

Would I sign back in Chicago? Hell, yeah. In a heartbeat. My mom loves this city. I love this city.

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