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  • Too soon for Bears to give up on Lance Briggs

    Too soon for Bears to give up on Lance Briggs
    Alas, the Lance Briggs era in Chicago likely will end when his contract does at the end of the season. General manager Phil Emery's unsentimental experience with players in their 30s and Briggs' uncomfortable existence with coach Marc Trestman makes...
  • Huddle up: Bears need complete game from offense

    Huddle up: Bears need complete game from offense
    The Bears are headed to Atlanta on Sunday, pressing to halt a two-game losing skid and anxious to get their offense back in a groove. They should have opportunities against a Falcons squad that has had issues on defense. So with kickoff nearing, here's...
  • Bears down four linebackers as they prepare to face Falcons

    Bears down four linebackers as they prepare to face Falcons
    Inactive: Lance Briggs. Inactive: D.J. Williams. Inactive: Jon Bostic. Inactive: Shea McClellin. The Chicago Bears will kickoff against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday afternoon at the Georgia Dome without any of their top four linebackers. Briggs...
  • Bears downgrade linebacker Williams, promote Manning

    Bears downgrade linebacker Williams, promote Manning
    ATLANTA--The Chicago Bears on Saturday evening downgraded D.J. Williams to questionable, increasing the possibility they could be without their top four linebackers for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons.  Williams (neck) missed practice...
  • Briggs out for Sunday as Bears head to Atlanta

    Briggs out for Sunday as Bears head to Atlanta
    In an urgent quest to get their season on track, the Bears will play the Falcons on Sunday at the Georgia Dome without linebacker Lance Briggs. The seven-time Pro Bowl selection has been declared out officially for this weekend’s game with an injury...
  • Four Bears linebackers miss practice Wednesday

    Four Bears linebackers miss practice Wednesday
    The Bears were without their top four linebackers at Wednesday’s practice with Jon Bostic sidelined by the back injury he suffered during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers. Veterans Lance Briggs (ribs) and D.J. Williams (neck) also sat out. Shea...
  • Roberto Garza eager to be back on field for Bears

     Roberto Garza eager to be back on field for Bears
    Roberto Garza was two quarters into his 60th consecutive start for the Bears when he suffered a high right ankle sprain. The veteran center hadn't been a bystander for a full game since 2010, so the pain he experienced was more extensive than that in...
  • 10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets

    10 thoughts after Bears' win over Jets
    Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears’ 27-19 road victory Monday night over the New York Jets that raised their record to 2-1. 1. The Bears have been turning to inexperienced players to fill the holes that keep opening on defense. First-round...
  • Bears still searching for answers

    Bears still searching for answers
    When a team is as inconsistent as the Bears, it leads to more questions than answers. Starting with: Why have the Bears been so good on the road and so awful at home? Well, the Bears turned that logic on its ear Sunday, blowing a 21-7 lead and losing...
  • Bears' Bostic has tools to be great but lacks consistency

    Bears' Bostic has tools to be great but lacks consistency
    The Texans were watching picks come off the board in the second round of the 2013 draft and linebackers coach Reggie Herring was a little anxious. The next pick was going to be for his position group; that was the plan anyway. Even the best plans don'...
  • Best Bears linebacker ever? It's Dick Butkus

     Best Bears linebacker ever? It's Dick Butkus
    The Bears have linebackers on the NFL all-decade teams of the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 2000s. Only Steelers linebackers are close, with representatives in four decades. Bill George is given credit for inventing the modern middle-linebacker position...