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TMZ: Former Bear Lance Briggs' Porsche crashes into bartender's school

Former Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs denied crashing his Porsche into a North Side bartending school on Wednesday after TMZ reported the accident.The Porsche is registered to Briggs, TMZ reported, however police have not confirmed that he's the owner or that he was behind the wheel. Cops said there was no driver when they arrived at the scene.It wouldn't be the first time...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

TMZ Says Lance Briggs Crashed His Porsche Into Bartending School But He Says He Took Uber Home

Whenever you see a story on TMZ you always have to take it with a grain of salt. It is a tabloid site after all, and tabloids are not known for their accuracy. However, from time to time they do tend to break legitimate stories. So when they posted a story Wednesday afternoon about Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs crashing his Porsche into a bartending school you had to wonder...
Via FatManWriting
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs has fun with Brian Urlacher’s new hair

Brian Urlacher embarked on a promotional tour Tuesday to show off his new head of hair covering up his previously bald dome, and at least one ex-teammate is having some fun with him. Lance Briggs, who patrolled the linebacker position along with Urlacher on the Chicago Bears’ intimidating defense for years, poked some fun at Urlacher on Twitter. Check out the Photoshop job shared...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Internet reacts to Johnny Manziel reportedly wearing a wig and moustache in Vegas

Johnny Manziel has had a rough season. His struggles with partying and alcohol abuse have overshadowed his play on the field, and the story got even stranger yesterday when ESPN reported Manziel was seen wearing a blonde wig and a fake mustache at a Las Vegas casino. Our sources tell us Manziel was at a popular night club on the strip Saturday night. The QB entered wearing a blonde...
Via The Comeback
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte discusses his career with the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are set to face off against the Detroit Lions in Week 17 of the 2015 NFL season. It will be the last game for the Bears this season and it appears that it will be Matt Forte’s last game as a member of the Bears. Rumors are circulating that the Bears will not bring him back and Forte has opened up and said that he doesn’t expect to return to Chicago. During a...
Via Bloguin Best
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Forte discusses his career with the Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are set to face off against the Detroit Lions in Week 17 of the 2015 NFL season. It will be the last game for the Bears this season and it appears that it will be Matt Forte’s last game as a member of the Bears. Rumors are circulating that the Bears will not bring him back and Forte has opened up and said that he doesn’t expect to return to Chicago. During a...
Via This Given Sunday
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Territorial Cup countdown: Lance Briggs with Brad Cesmat

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Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten NFL veteran free agents who could soon land jobs

There are some interesting NFL veteran free agents who are still without jobs after Week 1, which is a significant date on the league calendar. Vested veterans—players who have four or more years of experience—who are on NFL rosters in Week 1 have their salaries fully guaranteed for the year. This is why many older guys past their prime end up signing with new teams after Week...
Via Sportsnaut
September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Bears LB Lance Briggs still mulling over retirement decision

On Wednesday, the Associated Press reported that former Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has decided to officially retire from the NFL and will now pursue a career in media. Briggs has since disputed his decision to retire, announcing on his official Sqor account that the official decision will be made in the "coming weeks." "If somebody called me and they said, 'Hey Lance,...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Bears LB Briggs says he plans to retire

CHICAGO (AP) Lance Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears reach the Super Bowl, plans to retire. Briggs said Wednesday during CSN Chicago's broadcast of the Cubs' game against the Reds at Wrigley Field that he is ready to call it a career. He said he plans to submit his retirement papers soon, although he did not completely shut the door on playing...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Long-Time Bears LB Lance Briggs Retires From NFL

Long-time Bears LB Lance Briggs announced Wednesday that he’s retiring from the NFL to take a position with CSN Chicago. As a free agent, Briggs visited with the 49ers several months ago, but found very little reported interest beyond that. Briggs, 34, is a former third-round pick of the Bears back in 2003. He spent all 12 years ... The post Long-Time Bears...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Bears Lance Briggs: Didn't punch Cutler out of respect

By Rachel Wold Punching out the franchise quarterback has been the talk of the town since reports broke that New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith got smacked in the jaw by now-former teammate, IK Enemkpali, on Tuesday. In an appearance on NFL Network, former Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs was asked if he ever wanted to do the same to Jay Cutler, his teammate from 2009...
Via Sportsnaut
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs jokes about Bears quarterbacks he wanted to punch (Video)

In the wake of the news Geno Smith would be out of action for 6-10 weeks with a broken jaw after being punched by a teammate, the sports world has been understandably buzzing. Veteran linebacker Lance Briggs appeared on NFL Network Tuesday to discuss the subject and, in a lighthearted moment, talked about teammates he wanted to punch. It should come as no surprise to anyone that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Athletes Arrested: Smoking Weed And Getting Drunk

Here’s a fascinating list of notable Chicago athletes arrested for driving under the influence and/or marijuana possession. Ironically enough, some of these athletes were considered elite players at one time or another regardless of their personal lives. Let’s take a look. Lance Briggs Charge: Leaving the scene of a crash early and then reporting his 2007 Murcielago as stolen...
Via Sports Mockery
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Have No “Immediate Plans” To Sign Veteran LB Lance Briggs

New 49ers HC Jim Tomsula told reporters on Saturday that they feel good about their depth at inside linebacker and have no “immediate plans” to sign veteran free agent Lance Briggs to a contract, via Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area. As things stand right now, San Francisco has NaVorro Bowman working his way back from a serious ... The post 49ers Have No “Immediate Plans”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears, Cowboys, Lions, & Vikings

49ers Jeff Dickerson heard that veteran LB Lance Briggs was close to signing with the 49ers at one point. However, the two sides were unable to agree on the money. Bears Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago spoke to one NFL personnel director this week who mentioned that Bears TE Martellus Bennett “does not have much trade value.” According to ... The post NFL Notes: 49ers, Bears...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rumor Mill: San Francisco 49ers still interested in linebacker Lance Briggs

Thanks to some truly bad luck and an incomprehensible draft strategy, the San Francisco 49ers have a major hole to fill at linebacker. One of the best free agent names still out there (somehow) is Lance Briggs, who the Niners were rumored to be interested in several weeks ago. Apparently that’s still on the table… AROUND COVER32 Top 10 in 2015: The 10 best quarterbacks in the...
Via cover32
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers still interested in Lance Briggs

The San Francisco 49ers may not be done quite yet with their linebacker search. According to Matt Barrows of the Sac Bee and Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area the 49ers are still interested in Lance Briggs.The 49ers did not draft an inside linebacker so it should come as no surprise that they may be looking for extra depth at the position. NeVorro Bowman and Michael Whiloite are projected...
Via Fox Sports
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Still Interested In Veteran LB Lance Briggs

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that the 49ers remain interested in signing former Bears LB Lance Briggs to a contract. Briggs previously visited with the 49ers, who have been the only reported team to show interest in veteran linebacker since free agency got underway a months ago. It’s worth mentioning that signings free agents players will ... The post 49ers Still Interested...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers to Host Lance Briggs for a Visit

Fresh off the stunning developments of both Patrick Willis and Chris Borland retiring, the San Francisco 49ers are in desperate need of depth at inside linebacker. While many have focused on the draft as a medium for San Francisco to find a starter next to NaVorro Bowman, it’s more likely the team will go the veteran route. That’s where seven-time Pro Bowl performer Lance Briggs...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers Hosting Veteran LB Lance Briggs For A Visit On Monday

Vaughn McClure of ESPN reports that free agent LB Lance Briggs has scheduled a visit with the 49ers for Monday. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee previously reported that the 49ers were considering the idea of possibly signing Briggs to a contract. San Francisco has also been connected to other free agent linebackers including Brandon Spikes and Erin Henderson ... The post 49ers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Fans Apparently Hate Lance Briggs

After 12 seasons and seven Pro Bowls, you’d think Chicago Bears fans would adore Lance Briggs but that’s not the case. A recent rumor indicates that the San Francisco 49ers are interested in signing the veteran, and Chicago fans think they’re idiots. Why you ask? Here’s some tweets that tell the story: @670TheScore Are they converting him to DT? #Bears — Brian Boland ...
Via Sports Mockery
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: 49ers Considering LBs Lance Briggs, Mason Foster, & Erin Henderson

Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that the 49ers are considering the idea of possibly signing long-time Bears LB Lance Briggs to a contract. Briggs is reportedly instead in playing for the 49ers, which probably isn’t surprising given the limited amount of interest he’s generated in recent weeks. According to Barrows, the 49ers are ... The post Report: 49ers Considering...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs and Bears to Part Ways

As the great Rafiki once said, “it is time.” While the wise baboon probably wasn’t talking about NFL free agency I think that message can be applied across a wide range of spectrums. Lance Briggs, seven-time Pro-Bowler and three-time All-Pro was informed by the Bears brass that they will not be resigning him when his contract expires next week. It’s a little bitter sweet...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Will Not Return to the Chicago Bears

Seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs will not return to the Chicago Bears for a 13th season. According to CSN Chicago, the Bears have told Briggs that they will not be offering him a contract when free agency starts on Tuesday. This isn’t too much of a surprise considering that Briggs himself indicated back in November that he would likely be moving on from Chicago following...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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