| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:51 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 3:51 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:51 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:50 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:19 PM
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'...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:25 PM
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...