Devante Bond

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Devante Bond
No. 53 – Chicago Bears
Personal information
Born: (1993-07-03) July 3, 1993 (age 26)
Sacramento, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school:Sacramento (CA) Foothill
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 6 / Pick: 183
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2019
Total tackles:39
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Player stats at

Devante Bond (born July 3, 1993) is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma.

Professional career[edit]

Tampa Bay Buccaneers[edit]

Bond was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round, 183rd overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft.[1] On September 23, 2016, he was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury.[2]

On September 24, 2017, he made his NFL debut in a Week 3 game against Minnesota Vikings. On October 5, 2017, he recorded his first career tackle in a game against the New England Patriots.[3]

On September 1, 2018, Bond was placed on injured reserve.[4] On September 11, 2018, Bond was waived from the Buccaneers with an injury settlement.[5] On October 17, 2018, Bond was re-signed by the Buccaneers.[6]

On March 5, 2019, Bond re-signed with the Buccaneers.[7] On October 15, 2019, Bond was released by the Buccaneers.[8] He was suspended four weeks by the NFL for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy on October 18, 2019.[9] He was reinstated from suspension on November 12, 2019.

Chicago Bears[edit]

On December 9, 2019, Bond was signed by the Chicago Bears.[10]

On February 22, 2020, Bond re-signed with the Bears.[11]


  1. ^ "Bucs Draft Devante Bond in Round 6". April 30, 2016. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  2. ^ Smith, Scott (September 23, 2016). "Bucs Lose Bond to IR, Re-Sign Keyes".
  3. ^ "Devante Bond Career Game Log". Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  4. ^ Smith, Scott (September 1, 2018). "Robinson, Tandy Among Cuts as Bucs Get to 53".
  5. ^ Smith, Scott (September 11, 2018). "Bucs Add CB Marcus Williams, Release G Adam Gettis".
  6. ^ Williams, Charean (October 17, 2018). "Bucs re-signing Devante Bond". Pro Football Talk.
  7. ^ Smith, Scott (March 5, 2019). "Bucs Re-Sign LB Devante Bond".
  8. ^ Smith, Scott (October 15, 2019). "Bucs Fill Practice Squad Openings with Three Offensive Players".
  9. ^ Easterling, Luke (October 18, 2019). "Former Bucs LB Devante Bond Suspended 4 Games". Retrieved October 21, 2019.
  10. ^ "Bears place LB Roquan Smith on IR, sign LB Devante Bond to active roster". Bears Wire. USA Today. December 9, 2019.
  11. ^ Mayer, Larry (February 22, 2020). "Roster move: Bears re-sign LB Devante Bond".

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