Tag: D.J. Williams

D.J. Williams not returning to the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on March 10, 2015 at 11:15 am by

View image | gettyimages.com Veteran middle linebacker D.J. Williams, who spent the past two seasons with the Bears, has been informed by the team that he will not return, per Jeff Dickerson of ESPN. #Bears […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: Linebackers have to step it up a notch

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm by

Of the three levels of the defense — line, linebackers, secondary — a team can perhaps get by best with a subpar linebacking corps on the second level. Does that make it an ideal scenario? […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: Key depth battles are tight, intriguing

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 6:30 pm by

No matter how many times I hear from fans that preseason games are pointless and boring, I can’t respond enough that they’re not purely for our own entertainment. Now, if you’re complaining about full-price game […] Read the full article »

Bears-Jaguars preview: McClellin, Bostic need to show progress

Posted in News and Rumors on August 14, 2014 at 2:30 pm by

The “Release Shea McClellin” bandwagon seems to be gaining passengers at a rapid pace, but don’t expect to see general manager Phil Emery or head coach Marc Trestman aboard anytime soon. I’ll admit, I’ve been […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Who will win the starting middle linebacker spot: D.J. Williams or Jon Bostic?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 5:30 pm by

When the first depth chart was released by the Bears this preseason, it listed D.J. Williams and Jon Bostic as co-starters at middle linebacker. Williams probably has the edge because of his veteran experience in […] Read the full article »

Bears-Eagles preview: Can the defensive line improve their woeful run defense?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 8, 2014 at 4:30 pm by

To see a Bears defense rank last against the run is as bad as seeing the Green Bay Packers hoist the Lombardi Trophy after winning the Super Bowl. It’s like a punch in the gut. […] Read the full article »

Tillman and Ratliff absent from OTA, Williams back

Posted in News and Rumors on June 4, 2014 at 10:15 am by

Cornerback Charles Tillman and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff both were absent from Tuesday’s organized team activity. These practices are voluntary, of course, so neither absence comes as a big shocker for two players who have […] Read the full article »

D.J. Williams absent from OTA

Posted in News and Rumors on May 28, 2014 at 9:45 am by

Veteran middle linebacker D.J. Williams was absent from Tuesday’s OTA. There was no reason disclosed for his absence, but these practices are voluntary, anyway. Typically, although a player’s presence is not required, it does them […] Read the full article »

The Bears Beat (04.09.13): Bears’ Williams not trying to fill Urlacher’s shoes

Posted in News and Rumors on April 9, 2013 at 5:34 pm by

New Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams said he is not trying to fill the shoes of Brian Urlacher, or make fans forget about him. Also, cornerback Tim Jennings reflects on life without Urlacher and former […] Read the full article »