| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:33 PM
Injured Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs isn’t sure what fate awaits embattled defensive coordinator Mel Tucker at the end of the season, but the 12th-year veteran has enough experience to know that tenuous job security is a reality for coaches...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs insists he’s ready to return to action. This week. With few if any limitations.
After missing three games with an injury to his ribs and then recharging over the team’s off week, Briggs wants it known...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears fell 20-14 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday for their fourth consecutive loss. 1. In case of emergency, break glass. If you need a fire extinguisher, you can only hope it works after you break the glass. When you smash...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs said farewell to Chicago and also weighed in on kicker Robbie Gould's remarks concerning the "Bear way" on his TV show Tuesday night.
Briggs, who is in the final year of his Bears contract and isn't expected back, talked...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Information for this report was obtained from NFL scouts.
Lavonte David is in his third season after being a second-round pick from Nebraska in 2012. He leads the Bucs with 115 tackles (14 for loss), more than twice as many as the next closest player on...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Lance Briggs weighed in with his three all-time greatest Bears coaches this week when he ranked George Halas, Mike Ditka and Lovie Smith at the top.
This reporter has been around here a little longer than Briggs. In fact, Halas once invited me to sit...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs on Wednesday assumed blame for an incorrect pre-snap check that led to a coverage breakdown on the Green Bay Packers' 73-yard touchdown pass in Sunday night's 55-14 defeat.
On the play, cornerback Tim Jennings...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:29 AM
The Chicago Bears continued to assess the status of linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Kyle Fuller on Monday afternoon as they quickly regroup for Thursday morning's game against the Detroit Lions.
Briggs (groin) and Fuller (knee) were injured in...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Upon reviewing Thursday's 34-17 loss to the Lions, Bears rookie safety Brock Vereen reached a predictable conclusion. In surrendering 383 passing yards, the secondary never made the impact it desired.
"We had opportunities to make plays, we just didn'...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 10:46 PM
Mel Tucker had not fielded such an uplifting question in more than a month. So when a reporter asked the Bears' defensive coordinator what his unit did well Sunday in a 21-13 victory over the Vikings, he understandably detailed the entire checklist.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:52 PM
It wasn't really a mutiny of any kind. The suggestion, Jared Allen said, actually came from Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker himself.
With the defense in need of resuscitation after humiliating losses to the Patriots and Packers, Bears defensive...