Tag: Lance Briggs

Random thoughts on the state of the Bears

Posted in News and Rumors on November 10, 2014 at 6:42 pm by

What the heck did we witness Sunday night in Green Bay? And where the heck do the Bears go from here? Sunday’s absolute beat down in embarrassing fashion in front of a national audience left […] Read the full article »

Game Preview: Chicago Bears (0-1) at San Francisco 49ers (1-0)

Posted in News and Rumors on September 13, 2014 at 1:07 pm by

The Bears will try to avenge their season-opening loss to the Buffalo Bills when they take on the San Francisco 49ers this coming Sunday night, but it will take quite the upset to accomplish that […] Read the full article »

Briggs absence more drama than substance

Posted in News and Rumors on September 3, 2014 at 9:00 am by

Bears veteran linebacker Lance Briggs was excused from Monday’s practice for “personal reasons,” and as we later learned, it was so that he could be present at the opening of his new restaurant in California. […] Read the full article »

Bears-Browns preview: How much does Charles Tillman have left?

Posted in News and Rumors on August 28, 2014 at 5:30 pm by

Charles Tillman, like his Class of 2003 alum Lance Briggs, has looked slow and old thus far in the preseason. And like I said in my preview of the linebacker position, I’m not ready to […] 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-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 »

Briggs has high expectations for defense

Posted in News and Rumors on May 29, 2014 at 9:45 am by

Statistically, the Bears defense was one of the worst in the NFL last year in an injury-marred campaign. They finished 30th in both points and total yards, and were also dead last against the run, […] Read the full article »

Countdown to the 2014 NFL Draft: State of the Bears linebackers

Posted in News and Rumors on April 27, 2014 at 8:15 am by

A look at the state of the Bears’ linebackers as the 2014 NFL Draft fast approaches. The Good: Perhaps no position on the team seems as boom or bust as the Bears linebackers. At first […] Read the full article »

The “comparison game” doesn’t always add up

Posted in News and Rumors on October 25, 2013 at 11:21 am by

After Armageddon occurred on Sunday and Jay Cutler and Lance Briggs left the Redskins game with injuries that’ll keep them out of action for significant periods of time, the “sky is falling” mentality struck Bears […] Read the full article »

Bears Notes: Things that remain a concern

Posted in News and Rumors on August 15, 2013 at 7:27 am by

The Bears wrapped up training camp Tuesday in Bourbonnais and will now enter regular preseason mode with their second practice game coming Thursday against the Chargers. The team has plenty to work on to get […] Read the full article »