Despite being a fifth-round pick, Adrian Amos has been a starter for a good majority of his career. He has played in 60 career games, starting 56 of them, and has been regarded as one of the better safeties in the NFL throughout his career.
Amos was instantly inserted into the starting lineup, as he started all 16 of the Bears’ games in 2015. In his rookie season, Amos had 67 tackles, with two for a loss, one sack and had two passes defensed. Over the next two seasons, Amos played in 28 games, starting 24 of them, getting 114 tackles, nine tackles for loss, one interception which he returned for a 90-yard touchdown, forced three fumbles, recovered two fumbles and had seven passes defensed.
This past season, Amos once again started all 16 games for the Bears, getting 73 tackles. Two of those tackles were for a loss, with one of them being a sack. He also intercepted two passes, had nine passes defensed and recovered one fumble. He was graded as an 82.7 by PFF this past year, making him the eight highest rated safety in the NFL.