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D.J. WILLIAMS RUMORS

NFL Transactions: Thursday 12/11

Bears Bears placed MLB D.J. Williams on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Bears signed RB/FB Montell Owens. (NFLTR) Bengals Bengals signed NT Kwame Geathers to their practice squad. Redskins Redskins placed OT Morgan Moses on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Redskins promoted RB Chris Thompson from the practice squad. Redskins signed OT Edwan Coughman to their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears put D.J. Williams on IR, sign Montell Owens

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears have placed middle linebacker D.J. Williams on injured reserve because of a neck injury and signed fullback Montell Owens. The Bears announced the moves on Thursday. Williams appeared in 12 games and recorded 73 tackles in his second season with the Bears. A 10-year veteran with an expiring contract, he joined cornerback Charles Tillman and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Place LB D.J. Williams On I.R. & Sign RB Montell Owens

The Chicago Bears announced Thursday that they have placed veteran LB D.J. Williams on season-ending injured reserve and signed RB Montell Owens. #Bears have placed LB D.J. Williams on IR w/ neck injury & signed FB Montell Owens, a two-time Pro Bowler on special teams w/ Jaguars. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) December 11, 2014 Williams, 32, signed a one-year, $1,268,750...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears first unofficial depth chart: surprises and smart decisions

With just two days to go until their first preseason game of the NFL season, the Chicago Bears released their first, unofficial, depth chart of 2014. Though most of the lineup consisted of returning veterans, there were some definite surprises and a few smart decisions as the team continues to take form heading into the new season. Surprises  Bostic very well could take Williams’...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

DJ Williams: “I’m Not Here To Sit On The Bench”

Posted to Chicago BearsDJ Williams is fired up for training camp, and he should be. The veteran has struggled with injury the last three seasons, but he’s ready to show Chicago what he can do. “Personally, I feel like I’m one of the three best linebackers on this team,” Williams said, “and if I’m healthy, stay focused, do everything I’m supposed to do, I should be in...
Via Sports Mockery
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bostic should be expected to start

As the Chicago Bears prepare to begin training camp, there have been rumblings about second-year linebacker Jon Bostic competing for a starting spot. The expectation shouldn’t be for him to be in competition for the job, it should be for him to win it. After drafting Bostic, Bears general manager Phil Emery said “I felt it was very important that if we were going to take a linebacker...
Via cover32 - Bears
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Why D.J Williams should be nervous

While Jon Bostic is in the mix for both the strong side and middle linebacker position, the battle for MLB between D.J. Williams (who will be 32 when the season starts) and second-year man Bostic looks to be more intense than previously thought. Bostic’s explosiveness and speed could place him as the No.1 MLB heading into 2014. Williams was signed two days after Brian Urlacher...
Via isportsweb.com
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears trade down for a linebacker

In our latest national mock draft, we addressed a very realistic scenario. The Bears could trade out of the 14th pick in the first round and instead target a middle linebacker. In mock 3.0, we have the Bears trading with the Cincinnati Bengals and taking over their 24th pick. With the pick the Bears will draft Ohio St. middle linebacker Ryan Shazier. What’s always been consistent...
Via cover32 - Bears
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bears Close To Re-Signing LB D.J. Williams

  Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago Bears appear to be on the verge of re-signing LB D.J. Williams.  Wiederer adds that a deal could be finalized before the start of free agency. According to Wiederer, Williams would become the “frontrunner” to start at middle linebacker next season. Williams, 31, signed a one-yea deal with Chicago last season...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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