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Lamarr Houston uses cutting-edge technology during offseason training

Lamarr Houston isn't taking much time away from his training this offseason. The Chicago Bears outside linebacker has been posting videos to FOX Sports' PROCast documenting his time overseas. Houston is in Turkey, working out at the Gloria Sports Arena. During his time he has practiced with the Polish soccer team, undergone cryotherapy, RMR sessions, hydro training and core stabilization...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Three takeaways from Thursday’s loss to the Bears

During the third quarter of Green Bay’s loss to Chicago, the Packers quarterback chased down an errant shotgun snap and was tackled by Bears LB Lamarr Houston. Rodgers immediately clutched his left hand as he jogged off the field. Rodgers finished the game but didn’t look 100% healthy. Wide Receiver James Jones didn’t catch any of the six passes thrown his way a week after...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston doubled his sack production with Bears in three plays

There might be a use for Lamarr Houston in Chicago after all.The Bears signed Houston, a former Oakland Raider, to a five-year, $35 million contract in the spring of 2014. His first season in Chicago was cut short after eight games, when he tore his ACL celebrating his first sack of the season.Although Houston came back from the injury, the 28-year-old edge-defender had been contributing...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chicago Bears DL Lamarr Houston Whips Chargers OL Joe Barksdale Before Sacking Phillip Rivers

Chicago Bears defensive lineman Lamarr Houston came up with a big play when the team needed it most Monday night. After his team had taken a late lead against the San Diego Chargers it was up to the defense to shut down Phillip Rivers and preserve the win. Houston nearly did it on his own with a pair of sacks (back to back).On the second he absolutely whipped Chargers lineman Joe...
Via FatManWriting
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The top three tweets from Bears fans about a boring NFL trade deadline

Well, that was boring. As usual the NFL’s trade deadline consisted of a lot of talk and very little walk. The Chicago Bears were rumored to be shopping both Willie Young and Lamarr Houston, but in the end no deals were done. No deals on the #nfltradedeadline for the #Bears, but plenty of moves are coming over the next year by GM Ryan Pace — Jake Perper (@BearsBacker) November...
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November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Deal or no deal? Bears shopping two linebackers at trade deadline

Usually when your players are on the trade block you give them playing time to showcase what they can do. These Chicago Bears do everything just a little bit differently, though. In Sunday’s loss against the Minnesota Vikings, linebackers Lamarr Houston and Willie Young barely saw the field at all. According to Adam Jahns at the Chicago Sun-Times, the two combined for just 11 defensive...
Via cover32
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

This multimillion-dollar trio played 12 snaps for the Bears on Sunday

The Chicago Bears haven't had a chance to completely settle their salary cap situation after inheriting a bunch of bad contracts from the previous regime. On Sunday it was obvious, as three high-paid defensive players barely saw the field in a 23-20 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.Outside linebackers Lamarr Houston and Willie Young, plus cornerback Alan Ball, will combine to make ...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lamarr Houston gives back to community on off day

Some NFL players do great things when they're not mauling each other on Sundays. Chicago Bears outside linebacker Lamarr Houston is one of them. In this PROcast video for his fans at FOX Sports, Houston is helping out former teammate D.J. Williams at Home Team Closets on his off day. The program provides underprivileged youths with free shoes and clothes, most of which is donated...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bears LB Houston, teammates check in before team picture day

Chicago Bears linebacker Lamarr Houston was looking his best on Saturday, when he checked in with his fans at FOX Sports by posting a PROcast video before taking the 2015 team picture. Houston was flanked by fellow linebackers Willie Young and Pernell McPhee in the video.Check out the 15-second snippet in the video player below.Houston and his pass-rushing partners in crime are...
Via Fox Sports
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Depth Not an Issue for Chicago Bears Front Seven

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 19: Jeremiah Ratliff #90 and Lamarr Houston #99 of the Chicago Bears sack Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins during the first quarter of the game at Soldier Field on October 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Over the past two seasons, the Chicago Bears defense has been pretty awful. In Marc Trestman’s two years...
Via The Sports Journal
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston Entering Chicago Bears Camp With a Chip on his Shoulder

CHICAGO, IL – AUGUST 08: Lamarr Houston #99 of the Chicago Bears works his way around Allen Barbe #76 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the first quarter of a preseason game at Soldier Field on August 8, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) It was an ill-timed, albeit an innocent gesture. But Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston decided to celebrate...
Via The Sports Journal
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears OLB Lamarr Houston motivated after embarrassing injury

Lamarr Houston's first—and only—sack of the 2014 season ended with him clutching his right knee. Trailing by 25 points with time winding down in the fourth quarter, Houston was able to track down New England Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo deep in the backfield.That's when the Chicago Bears pass-rusher experienced a celebration gone awry. Houston tore his ACL while...
Via Fox Sports
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

DE Lamarr Houston a member of the 'most grossly overpaid' club

Chicago Bears signed defensive end Lamarr Houston to a five-year, $35 million contract in 2014 after spending four years with the Raiders and was expected to be a key contributor on defense in the Windy City. However, an ill conceived attempt to celebrate a sack against the Patriots last October left him on injured reserve after tearing his ACL and sinking his season before it...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Break Minicamp Knowing Work Left to be Done

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston (99) walks off the field with teammates Michael Ola (70) Sam Acho (49) and David Bass (91) after NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Lake Forest, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) The first minicamp for the Chicago Bears’ new general manager Ryan Pace and head coach John Fox is in the books and just as it always is...
Via The Sports Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NFC Notes: Bears, Lions, Packers, Panthers, & Vikings

Bears Michael C. Wright of ESPN writes that the Bears’ decision to sign Lamarr Houston to a five-year, $35 million contract looks terrible in hindsight. Wright is skeptical about him moving to outside linebacker given that he’s never been a real pass-rushing threat. Wright believes the Bears seriously need to consider drafting a running back ... The post NFC Notes: Bears, Lions...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Bears Place DE Lamarr Houston On Season-Ending Injured Reserve

The Chicago Bears announced Monday that they have placed DE Lamarr Houston on season-ending injured reserve and signed DE David Bass from their practice squad. #Bears have placed DL Lamarr Houston on injured reserve & promoted DE David Bass from practice squad; also signed T Jason Weaver to p-squad. — Chicago Bears (@ChicagoBears) November 3, 2014 This should come as no...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dumbest Chicago Sports Injuries: Lamarr Houston Edition

DE Lamarr Houston turned the Bears loss on Sunday to the New England Patriots from frustrating to “you can’t be serious right now?” when he tore his ACL celebrating a meaningless sack on Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garrapolo. You know what this means? It means that it’s a perfect time to relive other mind-bogglingly ridiculous Chicago sports injuries. (WARNING: LOOK AWAY...
Via Sports Mockery
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

State Farm Insures ‘Discount Double Check’ Safety Despite NFL Injuries

State Farm’s “Discount Double Check” went from ad campaign to popular NFL celebration in just a few years. However, it’s also ending players’ seasons. Stephen Tulloch of the Detroit Lions and Lamarr Houston of the Chicago Bears suffered ACL injuries after performing the celebration this year. State Farm doesn’t believe the “Discount Double Check” is a problem, though...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

State Farm has hilarious response to recent NFL injuries

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston and Detroit Lions linebacker Stephan Tulloch both fell victim to ACL tears after celebrating sacks this season. What does this have to do with the insurance company State Farm? Both were mocking Aaron Rodgers’ “discount double check” advertisement for the company. A State Farm spokeswoman had this to say to the Wall Street Journal...
Via Sportsnaut
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago billboard zings Lamarr Houston over injury

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston arguably deserves all the mock and ridicule coming his way over how he suffered a knee injury on Sunday while celebrating a play during the team’s 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots. Houston suffered a ruptured his right ACL during the celebration, ending his season. If it wasn’t...Read More The post Chicago billboard zings Lamarr...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears DE Lamarr Houston announced as top goat from Week 8

Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
Via cover32 - Bears
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Command Sign Trolls the Chicago Bears and LaMarr Houston Perfectly

Command Transportation’s humorous billboard sign off the Edens Expressway in Chicago has done it again. The company has some pretty ingenious people working in their marketing department apparently because this isn’t the first or the last time they have hit a home run. Where’s Gary Sinise when you need him? #Bears pic.twitter.com/jHLszpqahe — Command Sign (@CommandSign...
Via Sports Mockery
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Failed sack dance attempt puts Chicago Bears lineman out for season

Woops. Apparently Lamarr Houston of the Chicago Bears didn’t learn anything from Stephen Tulloch of the Detroit Lions. A few weeks ago Tulloch tore his ACL trying to mock Aaron Rodgers‘ discount double check move after sacking him. Yesterday Houston did nearly the exact same thing after sacking Tom Brady: Bears DE Lamarr Houston is now out for the season with a torn ACL after...
Via cover32 - Bears
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears LB Lamarr Houston officially out for year after celebration dance

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston will miss the remainder of the season after he ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee while celebrating a late sack in a blowout loss. General manager Phil Emery confirmed the injury on Monday. He says Houston will have surgery once the swelling goes down. Houston was injured celebrating a sack --...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamarr Houston tears ACL celebrating sack

Chicago Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston tore his ACL while celebrating a sack of Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo on Sunday in a 51-23 loss. Bears coach Phil Emery said Houston faces a six to eight-month rehabilitation. “I have to get an MRI in the morning, hopefully everything is good, but we’ll see tomorrow,” said Houston after the game. “I probably...
Via Sports-Glory
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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