Tagged: ‘Lance Briggs’

Always a Bear: The Life and Career of Charles “Peanut” Tillman
April 12th, 2017 at 4:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** By Bryan Dietzler The Chicago Bears have had a lot of great players since they became an NFL franchise back in 1920.  Some of those players have been talked about on this website.  Guys like Gale Sayers, Walter Payton and Dick Butkus are etched in the Bear's lore and will...

The Head is the Hardest Hit: Briggs, Sayers and the Brain
March 25th, 2017 at 8:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Bryan Dietzler The news for Bears fans in recent weeks has been difficult.  Two of the team's brightest stars from the past, one from the distant and one from the more recent past, have been rumored to be suffering from head trauma related problems.  Famous running back and Hall...

Baffoe: Even In Its Ugliness, Football Finds A Way To Be Discussed
March 20th, 2017 at 11:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) It doesn't matter that we just wrapped up another interesting opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, nor that the Chicago Blackhawks just became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff spot, their ninth straight postseason appearance. Ditto that the World Baseball Classic has been...

The Bear’s Den: March 15, 2017
March 15th, 2017 at 12:17 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bears owner Virginia McCaskey... Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images BEAR DOWN, CHICAGO BEARS, BEAR DOWN!!!! BEARRRSSSS Mayer: Cooper overwhelmed by Bears fans - - In a letter to Bears fans, recently-signed cornerback Marcus Cooper expressed gratitude for the warm reception he's received and excitement about playing for...

Ex-Bears LB Lance Briggs says he has symptoms of CTE
March 14th, 2017 at 8:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** For about a decade, Lance Briggs was one of the best and most consistent linebackers in the NFL. He played in a Super Bowl in 2007, and alongside Brian Urlacher helped anchor a very good-to-great Bears defense from 2005-2012. But being a great player doesn't exempt you from dealing with...