Found December 08, 2012 on
The Chicago Bears will be without Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. The latest news is that Jennings has been officially ruled out. Kelvin Hayden will replace Jennings at cornerback. Chicago expects Jennings to be able to return before the season comes to an end. He injured his shoulder in overtime in against Seattle on Dec. 2 while attempting to tackle Michael Robinson. While Hayden may not be a substantial drop off from Jennings, the Bears will miss a corner who had 8 interceptions on the season. As for Urlacher there is hope he will be able to play before the season ends. Urlacher suffered a hamstring injury in overtime against Seattle as well. At 8-4 the Bears are tied with Green Bay atop the NFC North.

Ailing Chicago Bears visit Minnesota Vikings

The Chicago Bears will enter the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday without two of their best defensive players in Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings.  The Bears will need exceptional performances out of the rest of the defense if they hope to avoid a repeat of last week, when they allowed consecutive touchdown drives to lose the game. The absence of Urlacher will be felt...

Hayden steps in for Jennings at CB

Kelvin Hayden will get the start at cornerback in place for injured Tim Jennings when the Chicago Bears travel to Minnesota Sunday to face the Vikings. Jennings was hurt late in the Bears overtime loss to Seattle. In his place steps the veteran Hayden, who has played the nickel back role for much of the season. Hayden’s experienced in the [...]

Bears' Hayden Needs To Excel in Starting Role

Tim Jennings is likely out for Sunday's game in Minnesota and starting in his place will be veteran corner Kelvin Hayden.  Jennings' shoulder injury is not considered to be serious, and could keep him out for one or two games.  Jennings has eight interceptions on the season and is tied for the lead with 19 pass breakups on the season.  While Hayden is a tested...

Brian Urlacher being fined $21k for second horse collar in two weeks

Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is being fined for the second time in two weeks for horse collar tackles. Urlacher was penalized $15,750 just a week ago for his horse collar take down of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. This time, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune has reported that Urlacher is being fined $21,000 for taking down Seattle Seahawks RB Leon...

Inactives: Injuries taking toll on Bears

The Bears were already going to be missing Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings with injuries, and DT Stephen Paea joined them on the inactive list.

Notebook: Vikings could make roster move soon

The Vikings were considering their replacement possibilities for Percy Harvin on Friday. Plus, the Bears ruled out CB Tim Jennings, who leads the league in interceptions.

Urlacher tagged again with fine

Chicago Bears MLB Brian Urlacher was slapped with a $21,000 fine, his second in consecutive weeks by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle during the Bears 23-17 overtime loss to Seattle. The fine was levied after Urlacher tackled Seahawks running back Leon Washington. Last week, the league fined Urlacher $15,750 for a tackle on Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson. Urlacher plans to appeal...

Brian Urlacher Has Grade 2 Hamstring Tear

Chicago linebacker Brian Urlacher (hamstring) has a Grade 2 hamstring tear that usually requires 3-6 weeks of recovery time. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:If Urlacher has a quick recovery he could return for the final regular season game. The worst case scenario obviously is that he misses the entire postseason.

Urlacher fined $21K for second horse-collar tackle

Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher is sitting out at least a few games with a sore hamstring, but he took a hit in the wallet Wednesday. Urlacher was fined $21,000 for his second horse-collar tackle in two weeks. The play in the Bears' 23-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks drew a penalty. Urlacher slung third-down back and kick returner Leon Washington, who was not...

Bears Report Radio: Week 14 Preview

We review what went wrong in last week's contest against the Seahawks. We also discuss Brian Urlacher's hamstring injury with Dr. Bob, The Sports Doctor, and break down Bears-Vikings with Tim Yotter of

Chicago defense showing some wear, tear

The Chicago Bears' defense is finding it difficult to close out games and showing signs of some real wear and tear. Playing without injured linebacker Brian Urlacher and with several other lineup changes, the Bears will have to find a way to turn it around Sunday against a Minnesota Vikings offense that can run opponents into the ground behind Adrian Peterson. A win would also...
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