Data Scout Notes: 2ndM/PLombardi/PNagurski/PBednarik/PHendricks/P1stM/HM M
Post-Draft Outlook: Round 7/213 -- Willie Young, DE, 6-5, 251, North Carolina State: Young is athletic, but there were questions about his consistency, toughness and durability in college. He will be a 25-year-old rookie. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Willie Young News
12/23/14 - DE Willie Young (Achilles) was placed on reserve/injured by the Bears Tuesday (Dec. 23). In 2014 Young set a career-high with 10 sacks, which currently paces the Bears and is tied for 13th in the NFL and tied for sixth in the NFC. Young has appeared in 15 games with eight starts this season, recording 55 tackles – including 10 sacks and three additional TFLs - his first career forced fumble, three pass break-ups and 13 quarterback pressures. Young also added a blocked field goal on special teams for Chicago this season.
12/21/14 - DE Willie Young, who leads the Bears with 10 sacks, left the game with an Achilles injury in the third quarter and apparently is done for the year.
12/15/14 - DE Willie Young recorded one sack against the Saints, giving him 9 1/2 for the season. He had only six, total, in three previous NFL seasons.
10/12/14 - DE Willie Young had two of the Bears' three sacks of Falcons' QB Matt Ryan. Young, in his fifth season out of North Carolina State, is among the league leaders in sacks with seven.
09/15/14 - DE Willie Young had the first multi-sack game of his career with two. "We had guys getting doubled on the inside, which left me no choice but to be one-on-one," he said. "It's my job to win that one-on-one matchup every time I get it."