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Lance Briggs Practices with Starters, Limited for Chicago Bears
December 18th, 2013 at 4:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs practiced with the first team Wednesday, but was limited according to the team.  Briggs has missed two months with a shoulder injury, but head coach Marc Trestman is still hopefull he'll be able to make his return Sunday night against the Philadelphia Eagles. “It’s still day-to-day,” Trestman...

Report: $21K Fine for Chicago Bears’ Jon Bostic Against NFL Rules
August 22nd, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Chicago Bears fans and players alike have been fired-up about the $21K fine handed down to Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic, after this hit last week against the San Diego Chargers. ***PHOTO1*** The team, especially, has been extremely vocal in expressing its disappointment in the fine.  Well it turns out it...

Playing Reporter: Bears Linebacker Lance Briggs Reveals NFL Fine for Rookie Jon Bostic
August 21st, 2013 at 9:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears rookie linebacker Jon Bostic was fined $21 thousand Wednesday for a hit he levied on an unsuspecting San Diego Chargers wide receiver last week. The fine was revealed by none other than Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs on his twitter account:  ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO3*** The NFL has yet to confirm the fine.  Bostic...

Mr. Boom Bostic: Why Handing the Keys to Rookie Jon Bostic is Good for the Chicago Bears
August 20th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** For more than a decade, middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears has been the home of an all-time great.  But with Brian Urlacher gone, the Bears have two choices: a veteran stop-gap, or an unproven rookie with miles of potential. The Bears should choose the rookie. With veteran D.J. Williams battling a...

Chicago Bears Veteran LB Brian Urlacher Retires
May 22nd, 2013 at 9:20 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Bears lost veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher to retirement today. The Bears have long been known for their strong defense, and for the last 13 seasons, Urlacher has been a leader on that defense. Chicago will be hard pressed to find a replacement for Urlacher, who averaged over 100...

Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs Backs Brian Urlachers Comments Regarding Fans
December 21st, 2012 at 7:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** After team leader Brian Urlacher opened his mouth about the fans, other teammates are beginning to follow suit. Linebacker Lance Briggs is the latest Chicago Bear to talk about being booed at home. "Obviously, some people think the way it came off, they might be upset about it," Briggs said. "I understand...

Chicago Bears’ Brian Urlacher Says He Doesn’t Care About the Fans
December 17th, 2012 at 3:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ouch. What more is there to say if you're a fan of the Chicago Bears. Middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been the face of the franchise for years, and after the team lost to the Green Bay Packers Sunday, he gives the fans a shot to the jaw. "Two of the people...

Chicago Bears Have Weak Plan B to Brian Urlacher
December 6th, 2012 at 7:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Despite the injury Brian Urlacher suffered at the end of last season, as well as his age, it's rather surprising that the Chicago Bears never acquired an adequate backup to their middle linebacker for situations like this. Doctors said Urlacher would miss about 2-4 weeks with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. Hamstrings...

BREAKING: Brian Urlacher to Miss at Least 3 Weeks with Hamstring Injury
December 4th, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is expected to miss the next three games with what sources are calling a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The eight-time Pro-Bowler suffered the injury on the second-to-last play of Sunday's overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks. It's an injury that has the potential to sideline Urlacher for...

Chicago Bears Defense is Record-Setting Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
October 8th, 2012 at 1:24 PM
***VIDEO1*** We all know the old cliche, defense win's championships. How about defense putting points on the board at a record pace? Against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Chicago Bears defense brought the ball into the end zone twice for the second straight week. In fact, it's the defense's third straight week with...

Chicago Bears: Can They Stop DeMarcus Ware?
October 1st, 2012 at 2:23 PM
***VIDEO1*** Simply put, probably not. J'Marcus Webb has received a bunch of flack for his play to this point in the season, and life won't get any easier on him in Week 4 on Monday Night Football when the Chicago Bears play the Dallas Cowboys. DeMarcus Ware will be lined up against him...

Brian Urlacher Vows: ‘I’m Playing Sunday’
September 3rd, 2012 at 11:49 AM
***VIDEO1*** Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher says he still expects to play Week 1 versus the Indianapolis Colts despite going under the knife multiple times to cure his left knee. The recent injury has kept him off the field throughout the preseason, and the 34-year-old linebacker told WFLD-Channel 32's "The Final...

Should the Chicago Bears Cut Brian Urlacher?
August 29th, 2012 at 7:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** September 8th. That's a date to circle if you're a Bears fan because he could mark the end of an era in the Windy City, as September 8th is the last possible day the Bears can cut veteran Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher and not owe him a dime of...

Bears Expect Brian Urlacher to Start Week 1
August 28th, 2012 at 6:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** Despite injury woes that have plagued the Bears star all offseason long, head coach Lovie Smith and company fully expect linebacker Brian Urlacher be starting at middle linebacker when the Indianapolis Colts come to town Week 1.  "Brian is making a lot of progress. It's kind of set up that way, for...

Brian Urlacher Undergoes Knee Surgery: Still Eyes Week 1
August 14th, 2012 at 1:01 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher underwent an arthroscopic debridement procedure on his left knee Tuesday according to general manager Phil Emery. Despite the surgery Urlacher's goal is to be on the field for the Sept. 9 regular season opener against the Indianapolis Colts. "It's probably going to be (an issue all season...

Brian Urlacher Out for Thursday’s Preseason Opener
August 7th, 2012 at 9:20 PM
After missing practice time for the sixth straight day and amid a barrage of injury rumors, the Bears have announced the linebacker Brian Urlacher will not play in this Thursday's preseason opener against the Denver Broncos.  The Bears are stressing however, that Urlacher's absence has nothing to do with the injury...

Chicago Bears Show Concern Over Brian Urlacher’s Knee
August 6th, 2012 at 12:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** It isn't news that Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher sprained both his medial collateral and posterior collateral ligaments in last seasons' finale against the Minnesota Vikings. Although the injury looked as if it would keep him out at the beginning points of this season, Urlacher has said he felt 100 percent...

Chicago Bears Taking “Big, Big Risk” Should They Allow Urlacher to Test Free Agency
July 26th, 2012 at 1:41 PM
As we commented earlier today, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is in a contract year which means if he doesn't get things sorted out with the Bears before the end of the season, he'll be an unrestricted free agent. Urlacher has said time and time again that he's not even...

Brian Urlacher Contract Talks are a Dead Topic
July 26th, 2012 at 8:41 AM
He's in a contract season but you wouldn't know that from the way he's acting. Normally when superstar athletes are in the final year of their deal, they hold out for more money. Jacksonville is experiencing this with Maurice Jones-Drew and the Bears avoided a situation like that by sorting...

5 Questions Entering Chicago Bears Training Camp
July 23rd, 2012 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1***  We are a mere two days away from the Chicago Bears opening training camp and there are plenty of questions that have yet to be answered. After a season last year that sputtered out in pathetic fashion, Chicago is gearing up to recapture the magic they had until a slew...