Hanie enters his fourth NFL season in 2012 after opening his career with the Chicago Bears. He has played 10 career games (4 starts) and completed 59-of-116 passes for 679 yards with three touchdowns and 10 interceptions.
He started the final four games of the 2011 season for Chicago and connected on 51-of-102 passes for 613 yards with three touchdowns and nine interceptions.
In the 2010 NFC Championship Game, Hanie replaced injured Bears starter Jay Cuter and went 13-of-20 for 153 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions.
At Colorado State University, Hanie finished second in school history with a 61.0 career completion percentage and ranked fifth in Mountain West Conference annals with 39 passing touchdowns.
He joined the Bears as a college free agent in 2008 and appeared in two regular-season games for the team in 2009 and 2010.