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  • Bostic will sit again as Bears face Dolphins

    Bostic will sit again as Bears face Dolphins
    Chicago Bears linebacker Jon Bostic will miss his second consecutive game Sunday afternoon against the Miami Dolphins, still dealing with a back injury. Bostic is one of seven Bears players declared inactive for the game at Soldier Field, joined on that...
  • Briggs, Conte out vs. Dolphins

    Briggs, Conte out vs. Dolphins
    Lance Briggs’ ribs injury will sideline him Sunday for the second straight game, a disappointing development for the Bears linebacker who once boasted a long track record of durability. Coach Marc Trestman reiterated Friday that Briggs’ ribs...
  • 4 Downs With Jason McKie: Is Briggs out of a job?

    4 Downs With Jason McKie: Is Briggs out of a job?
    Every week, former Bears fullback Jason McKie tackles four true-false questions facing the team—some serious, some far from it. FIRST DOWN The NFL needs to do more to deter players from hurting opponents after the whistle. False It's not...
  • No plans to demote Bears' regular linebackers

    No plans to demote Bears' regular linebackers
    The Chicago Bears don’t plan to swap out their starting linebackers, even after the team’s three replacements were their top tacklers in last Sunday’s 27-13 win at Atlanta. When the original three will be ready to play again is...
  • Three things we learned about Bears in Week 6

    Three things we learned about Bears in Week 6
    The Chicago Bears played their most complete game of the season Sunday in a 27-13 road win over the Atlanta Falcons that evened their record at 3-3. Here are three things we learned about the Bears in Week 6: 1. Defensive coaches deserve significant...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...