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Chris Prosinski
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-04-28) April 28, 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth: Newcastle, Wyoming
Career information
College: Wyoming
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 4 / Pick: 121
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Jacksonville Jaguars ( 2011 2014)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-Mountain West (2009, 2010)
Career NFL statistics as of 2017
Total tackles     164
Sacks     1.0
Interceptions     1
Pass deflections     7
Forced fumbles     1

Chris Prosinski (born April 28, 1987) is an American football safety who is currently a free agent. He played college football at the University of Wyoming.

College career

Prosinski was a senior captain at the University of Wyoming. He was voted Second Team All-Mountain West Conference at the conclusion of the 2009 and 2010 seasons.[1]

Professional career

Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars selected Prosinski with a fourth round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.[2]

Prosinski was waived/injured on September 23, 2014.

Philadelphia Eagles

Prosinski was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles on November 3, 2014. He took the roster spot of DeMeco Ryans, who had suffered a season-ending injury one day earlier.[3]

Chicago Bears

Prosinski was signed by the Chicago Bears on September 29, 2015.[4] Prosinski recorded his first career sack against the Denver Broncos on November 22, 2015.[5] Despite allowing a 48-yard touchdown on the first drive of the game, he ended it with six tackles and a sack. The following week, he led the team in tackles with nine, while also recording his first career forced fumble.[6]

On March 25, 2016, Prosinski signed a one-year contract with the Chicago Bears worth $840,000. His base salary is $760,000 and his guaranteed signing bonus was $80,000. [7][8]

On March 20, 2017, Prosinski re-signed with the Bears.[9] He was placed on injured reserve on September 2, 2017.[10] He was released on September 4, 2017. On November 30, 2017, Prosinski was re-signed by the Bears.[11] He was placed on injured reserve on December 23, 2017, after suffering a concussion in Week 15.[12] He was released with an injury settlement on December 28, 2017.

Personal life

Prosinski attended Buffalo High School in Buffalo, Wyoming. On June 27, 2015, Prosinski married Miss Wyoming 2012, Lexie Madden.


  2. "2011 NFL Draft Listing" (in en).
  3. Jeff McLane [@Jeff_McLane] (November 3, 2014). "#Eagles GM Howie Roseman said on WIP team will sign former #Jags S Chris Prosinski to replace LB DeMeco Ryans (Achilles), who will go on IR.".
  4. "Chicago Bears sign former Wyoming safety Chris Prosinski". Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  5. "Prosinski making most of his chances". Retrieved December 28, 2015.
  6. Mayer, Larry (February 9, 2016). "Position focus on defensive backfield". Chicago Bears. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  7. "Bears retain safety Chris Prosinski".
  8. "Chris Prosinski".
  9. Mayer, Larry (March 20, 2017). "Bears re-sign Prosinski to one-year deal".
  10. Mayer, Larry (September 2, 2017). "Bears reach NFL’s 53-man roster limit".
  11. Mayer, Larry (November 30, 2017). "Bears re-sign safety Chris Prosinski".
  12. "Bears place Chris Prosinski on injured reserve, sign an offensive lineman". December 23, 2017.

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