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Jay Cutler ‘shocked’ by demotion, but would like to stay in Chicago

            Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports Bears quarterback, decked out in Chicago gear, said Thursday that he was “shocked” when he learned that he was being replaced by backup Jimmy Clausen for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions. “Shocked I think at first, I didn’t see it coming,” Cutler said Thursday of his...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Conte: NFL career worth dying ’10, 15 years earlier’

            USA Today Sports Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte has suffered two concussions this season and has also missed time due to a back and eye injury.  But he says playing in the NFL is worth risking his long-term health. “Ever since I was a little kid, it’s what I’ve wanted to do,” Conte told WBBM Newsradio...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Bears Need To Break Up

What a mess. What a mess. That’s the best way to describe the 2014 Chicago Bears. After suffering a 31-15 loss at home to the lowly New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football, the Bears are faced with the blunt reality. QB Jay Cutler is not fit to be the leader of this football team. Head Coach Marc Trestman looks lost, and isn’t even helping the offense perform despite being...
Via The Front Office News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What If The Chicago Bears Fire Nobody? The 2015 Game Plan

Normal NFL teams would find the 2014 version of the Chicago Bears a laughing stock considering where expectations were at the start of the season.  Their much celebrated offense is less than mediocre despite loads of talent.  The defense is still really bad.  Its led to a series of howls from fans and local media for ownership to clean house.  Everybody must go from GM Phil Emery...
Via Sports Mockery
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Do Players Hold a Grudge?

Chicago Bear fans have been calling for the firing of Marc Trestman since they suffered back-to-back losses against the Patriots and Packers while giving up 50 points in both games. And after the loss to the Lions on Thanksgiving day the calling for Trestman’s job have only gotten bigger. The city is not pleased with a 5-7 start or the offense that was suppose to be among the...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Headlines to Look For in Chicago

After the Thanksgiving loss, the Chicago Bears fell to 5-7, putting them three games back in the NFC Wildcard with only four games remaining. Any playoff hopes Chicago had could end with a loss this Thursday against the Cowboys, depending on what the rest of the NFC does on Sunday. Players will be playing to win but also trying to prove their worth to remain in the teams future...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Lance Briggs Placed on Injured Reserve

The Chicago Bears have lost linebacker Lance Briggs for the season after the team placed him on season ending injured reserve one day after losing to the Detroit Lions. One has to wonder if Briggs has played his last snap as a Chicago Bear or even in the NFL. Briggs and Brian Urlacher were two of the great linebacker duo’s in franchise history. He didn’t have a particularly...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Has No Plans To Retire, Will Test Free Agent Market

Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports that impending free agent OLB Lance Briggs has no plans to retire next year, and is instead expected to test the open market next year. Chicago officially placed Briggs on season-ending injured reserve Friday with a groin injury. He was expected to miss a few weeks due to the injury, so it really wasn’t all that surprising to his...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears place veteran LB Briggs on the IR with groin injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on the reserve/injured list Friday because of a groin injury. Briggs has 63 tackles, including 2 1/2 tackles, and an interception, a forced fumble, two pass breakups and a quarterback pressure this season. The seven-time Pro Bowl player is in his 12th season in the NFL, all with the Bears.
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Briggs Bears career likely over after landing on IR

As the Chicago Bears 2014 season tailspins to a disappointing finish, one of the club’s veteran defensive playmakers is staring at the conclusion of his Bears career. LB Lance Briggs was placed on injured reserve Friday, ending his season and likley putting a wrap on his Bears tenure. The team’s official press release is below: The Chicago Bears placed LB Lance [...]
Via Bears Claws
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears place LB Lance Briggs on I/R; Career likely over

The Chicago Bears announced Friday that linebacker Lance Briggs has been placed on injured reserve after injuring his groin in a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12. Briggs turned 34 years old last month. Now that Briggs’ 12th season is over, it’s possible that his Bears career is also finished after playing […] The post Bears place LB Lance Briggs on I/R; Career...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears Place OLB Lance Briggs On Season-Ending I.R.

The Chicago Bears have placed veteran OLB Lance Briggs on season-ending injured reserve Friday with a groin injury. Briggs was expected to miss a few weeks due to the injury, so it’s not a complete surprise that his 2014 season has come to an end. The Bears defense has struggled all year, and will attempt to replace the all-pro with undrafted free agent LB Christian Jones. Briggs...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Placed On Season Ending IR With Groin Injury

Lance Briggs season, and likely his career with the Bears is over after the veteran linebacker was placed on IR. #Bear WLB Lance Briggs was placed on IR. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) November 28, 2014 The 34-year-old Briggs suffered a groin injury against the Buccaneers in week 12 and only had 35 tackles on the season up to that point. Father time may have finally caught up...
Via Thacover2
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Placed On Season Ending IR With Groin Injury

Lance Briggs season, and likely his career with the Bears is over after the veteran linebacker was placed on IR. #Bear WLB Lance Briggs was placed on IR. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) November 28, 2014 The 34-year-old Briggs suffered a groin injury against the Buccaneers in week 12 and only had 35 tackles on the season up to that point. Father time may have finally caught up...
Via BlackSportsOnline
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs’ Season Is Finished

Linebacker, Lance Briggs has been put on the season- ending injured reserve list. This could possibly end his 12 year career with the Chicago Bears. LB Lance Briggs (groin) goes on injured reserve. Season over. Great career in Chicago. — Jeff Dickerson (@ESPNChiBears) November 28, 2014 The 34 year old will become a free agent at the end of the season and all signs point to a...
Via Sports Mockery
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears place Briggs on the reserve/injured list

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on the reserve/injured list Friday because of a groin injury. Briggs has 63 tackles, including 2 1/2 tackles, and an interception, a forced fumble, two pass breakups and a quarterback pressure this season. The seven-time Pro Bowl player is in his 12th season in the NFL, all with the Bears.
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears LB Lance Briggs Says He May Be Out “A Few Weeks”

  Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs announced on his own show that he may miss “a few weeks” as a result of the groin injury he suffered against the Buccaneers. While Briggs did not give a definitive time table, it seems clear that he will at least miss Thursday’s matchup with the Lions. The Bears defense has struggled all year, and will attempt to replace the all-pro with undrafted...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bucs-Bears injury report for Wednesday

TAMPA BAY         Player No. Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Lavonte David 54 LB Hamstring Limited Participation Doug Martin 22 RB Ankle Limited Participation Alterraun Verner 21 CB Hamstring Limited Participation CHICAGO         Player No. Pos. Injury Wed. Participation Lance Briggs 55 LB Not Injury Related Did Not Participate Eben Britton 62 G/T Illness Limited Participation...
Via The Bay Cave
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

The Chicago Bears suck. Especially on defense.

How f*cking terrible is the Chicago Bears defense? Historically f*cking terrible. And I’m talking the type of history that’s so old it predates the birth of the useless slab of flabby meat formerly known as Lance Briggs, who rode a goddamn brontosaurus to school and now eats a whole one as his pre-game meal. Never in my life did I think I’d see the Bears lay out a sack of...
Via Rumors and Rants
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs’ Haircut Shouldn’t Be Tried At Home

Lance Briggs' haircut is something that nobody else should do.
Via Gamedayr
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Doesn’t Give A ****

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is nearly 34, he’s in the middle of his 12th NFL season, and his team is currently 3-5 and on the outside of the playoff picture. Now, with his contract expiring at the end of the season, it appears Briggs is on his way out. And he doesn’t seem to be Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Legendary Chicago Bears linebacker says he’s ready to hang it up after this year

This day was bound to come sooner or later but that doesn’t make it any easier. According to a report by Marc Sessler of NFL.com, Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs told reporters yesterday that this will likely be his last season as a member of the team: Lance Briggs preps for Chicago swan song? http://t.co/vGPV5sqowq pic.twitter.com/8vLCCPQSYs — NFL (@nfl) November 6, 2014...
Via cover32 - Bears
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Doesn’t Expect to Return to the Bears in 2015

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has been one constant for the franchise over the course of the past 12 seasons. While the quarterback and head coaching situation has been somewhat fluid over the years, he’s lined up and started 167 games since the 2003 season. Briggs, who is on the downswing of his career and not necessarily an above-average linebacker, seems prepared to...
Via Sportsnaut
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs acknowledges it's likely his last year in Chicago

Bears OLB Lance Briggs acknowledged Wednesday that this is probably his final year with the organization. “I understand this is probably my last year as a Chicago Bear, and this could be the last time I play the Packers,” said Briggs, via the Chicago Sun Times. “It’s the last year of my deal,” Briggs said. “It’s not like I’m magically going to show up after this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Knows His Chicago Bears Life Is Almost Over

Few players ever grasp the level of excellence that results in seven Pro Bowls.  Lance Briggs did for the Chicago Bears.  However, as he prepares to turn 34 on November 12th, the linebacker is not illusional about his future.  He feels after two seasons in which he’s missed 10 games (so far) with injuries and his contract up in 2015, his time with the Bears is likely reaching...
Via Sports Mockery
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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