| 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...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:48 AM
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...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:04 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:42 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:40 PM
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...