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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...

Lance Briggs on Track for Dec. 22nd Return
December 13th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs could be ready to return by Dec. 22nd vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. Briggs fractured his shoulder in late October, and the Bears defense has struggled ever since.  Briggs had 75 tackles and two sacks before getting hurt, and the Bears have had the NFL's worst run...

Chicago Bears Re-sign QB Jordan Palmer, Add Linebacker Larry Grant
October 28th, 2013 at 3:55 PM
The Chicago Bears signed two players for depth Monday, after healing up over the bye week. With starting QB Jay Cutler expected to miss at least another five weeks, G.M. Phil Emery brought back quarterback Jordan Palmer, who was with the team in the preseason. Palmer went 12 for 18 with 116...

That Hurts: Chicago Bears Lose Jay Cutler at Least 4 Weeks, Lance Briggs at Least 6
October 21st, 2013 at 1:56 PM
The news out of Halas Hall was not good on Monday.  The Chicago Bears will be without quarterback Jay Cutler at least a month, and linebacker Lance Briggs at least six weeks. Cutler injured his groin in the first half of Sunday's loss to the Washington Redskins.  The team announced Monday...

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...

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...

Matt Forte, Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs All Expect to Play Sunday
December 1st, 2012 at 1:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** A plethora of Chicago Bears were unable to finish Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, but following a week of rest and practice, many believe they'll be able to give it a go. Matt Forte, Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs all left Sunday with apparent ankle injuries, and all believe they...

Chicago Bears Vs. Tennessee Titans: Week 9 Injury Report
November 4th, 2012 at 1:00 AM
Chicago Bears Pos Player Injury Status LB Lance Briggs TOE PROBABLE WR Alshon Jeffery HAND OUT T Jonathan Scott GROIN PROBABLE TE Matt Spaeth ANKLE PROBABLE Tennessee Titans Pos Player Injury Status LB Patrick Bailey RIBS OUT WR Kenny Britt KNEE PROBABLE CB Tommie Campbell ANKLE QUESTIONABLE S Michael Griffin HIP PROBABLE QB Jake Locker LEFT SHOULDER OUT LB Colin McCarthy ANKLE PROBABLE T Michael Roos ABDOMEN PROBABLE T David Stewart KNEE QUESTIONABLE C Fernando Velasco CONCUSSION PROBABLE WR Nate Washington KNEE PROBABLE DE Kamerion Wimbley TOE PROBABLE LB Will Witherspoon HAMSTRING QUESTIONABLE *** Aside from rookie wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, the Chicago Bears are relatively healthy. Jeffery has been ruled out -- for his third straight game -- with his broken hand, but is...

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 Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Rapid Reaction
October 7th, 2012 at 6:27 PM
We wouldn't believe you if you told us this game was tied, 3-3, entering the half. The Chicago Bears went out and scored 38 unanswered points in the second half to beat the Jacksonville Jaguars 41-3 Sunday. For the second consecutive week, the Chicago Bears defense scored more points (12) than a...

Chicago Bears Blowout Dallas Cowboys: Rapid Reaction
October 1st, 2012 at 11:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** Who saw this one coming? The Chicago Bears (3-1) played very poorly the past two games on offense, and Jay Cutler was the center of attention heading into Monday night. The defense was expected to play great, and that they did, but the offense was full of question marks. Matt Forte was...

Replacement Referees Good or Bad for the NFL?
August 2nd, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Last season, the NFL went into a lockout over the summer as the NFL and the NFL Players' Association had trouble reaching a settlement on financial issues. This year, the NFL Referee Association is in that boat. ***PHOTO1*** Contract discussions broke down between the two sides in June, and the NFL has...