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  • Bears scouting report: Buccaneers LB Lavonte David

    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...
  • Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches

    Ditka? Halas? Trestman? Ranking 10 best Bears coaches
    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...
  • Lance Briggs assumes blame for coverage breakdown

    Lance Briggs assumes blame for coverage breakdown
    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...
  • Bears assessing Lance Briggs', Kyle Fuller's injuries during quick turnaround

    Bears assessing Lance Briggs', Kyle Fuller's injuries during quick turnaround
    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...
  • Bears rookie safety Brock Vereen has a lot to work on

    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'...
  • Fine performance against Vikings boosts confidence of Bears defense

    Fine performance against Vikings boosts confidence of Bears defense
    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. "We...
  • Bears defense stressed accountability in players-only meeting last week

    Bears defense stressed accountability in players-only meeting last week
    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...
  • Lance Briggs could miss 'maybe a few weeks' with injury

    Lance Briggs could miss 'maybe a few weeks' with injury
    Lance Briggs’ groin injury could sideline him for “maybe a few weeks,” he said Tuesday night on his TV show on Comcast SportsNet. That means the Chicago Bears’ veteran linebacker likely will miss Thursday’s game against the...
  • Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions

    Bears without Lance Briggs, Jeremiah Ratliff vs. Lions
    DETROIT -- The Chicago Bears’ defense will be shorthanded Thursday at Ford Field. Neither linebacker Lance Briggs nor defensve tackle Jeremiah Ratliff will play against the Detroit Lions, both officially inactive for the game. Briggs suffered a...
  • Willie Young eagerly anticipating his return to Detroit

    Willie Young eagerly anticipating his return to Detroit
    Bears defensive end Willie Young isn’t hiding his giddiness this week. He admits he’s eager to get back to Detroit for Thursday’s game against the Lions, looking forward to connecting with old teammates and hoping to leave Ford Field...
  • Rough homecoming for Bucs' Lovie Smith, Josh McCown

    Rough homecoming for Bucs' Lovie Smith, Josh McCown
    Lovie Smith was buttoned up and all business as usual following Sunday's 21-13 loss to the Bears. The former Bears coach, who spent nine up-and-down years here, shrugged off any notion that personal emotions were involved in his return to Chicago as the...