Signed as a free agent in December as injuries hit the defensive line depth and appeared in the final three games as a back-up without ever having any real effect. Had played for Chicago against the Buccaneers in the International Series game in London in Week Seven, contributing one tackle. Originally entered the NFL as a seventh-round pick of the Seahawks out of the University of Oregon in 2009. Played in all 16 games as a rookie and contributed 17 tackles, one sack and two passes defensed and also returned a fumble 79 yards for a touchdown. Was released by the Seahawks with an injury settlement just prior to the 2010 campaign and signed just after the season with the Bears. Was released by Chicago in mid-November.