Are You OK With Lance Briggs’ Absence?

Are you aware that Lance Briggs wasn’t with the team Monday? Marc Trestman excused him from practice to attend a personal event he requested to be part of a few months ago. The weird thing about this absence is the timing and reason. The Chicago Bears have only about 4 real practices left before Buffalo, but Briggs is in California for his new barbecue restaurant opening. The...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jordan Lynch Faces Idol – Calls it “Nerve-Racking”

The Bears are getting ready to square-off against the Browns tonight and one of the guys Chicagoans will have their eye on – Chicago’s own Jordan Lynch. The former NIU star will look for a big performance in hopes of making the 53-man roster. He’s had a great tune-up for this all-important game going up against his idol during training camp. He told the guys of 2 Beers In...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Daily Grind: Chicago Bears Season Win Total Preview

There has been a lot of excitement and anticipation of the upcoming 2014/2015 NFL season around Chicago.  Phil Emery put together an elite offense last year and is attempting to fix the worst defense in Bear’s history this year. Let’s take a look at all three units that make up your Chicago Bears and project their season win total. Defense Emery signed a nice group of Defensive...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Early 2015 Objectives for Phil Emery

Part of winning in the NFL is think a few steps ahead.  What are some early jobs ahead for Chicago Bears GM Phil Emery in 2015? Get faster on defense There were a lot of takeaways from what happened in Seattle but the most trouble aspect, and it has shown up frequently of late, is how slow the defense has looked, particularly in the secondary.  Charles Tillman and Lance Briggs...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Makes ESPN Top 100 Defensive Players List

Another Chicago Bear has taken his place in ESPN’s Top 100 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year. One more, it is on the defensive side of the ball. Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has landed at number 56 on ESPN’s Top 100 Defensive Players. He is the third Bears defensive player to make the list following Lamarr Houston(80), and Charles Tillman(66). Briggs fell from his...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Lance Briggs Mocks Brian Urlacher, Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

A lot of buzz has been made over former Chicago Bears LB Brian Urlacher’s Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS because of his “squeal”. Lance Briggs was happy to oblige-this time.  Briggs did the challenge but first took a shot at good old number 54.  Watch as Lance Briggs mocks Brian Urlacher as he completes the Ice Bucket Challenge.   Picture: 73 total...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Urlacher Squeals Taking Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, the title gave it away so just watch as Brian Urlacher squeals taking the #IceBucketChallenge. I know where you are from Brian, you should be used to cold water. He nominated his “brother” Lance Briggs as well as former opponent Donovan McNabb. 1 total views, 1 views today The post Brian Urlacher Squeals...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Linebackers Need To Step Up

The Chicago Bears are in a good position when it comes to player personnel, except for one spot, and it is not because of lack of talent. The linebacker position for the Chicago Bears is worrisome.  The only sure thing on the unit is Lance Briggs. The seven time Pro Bowler has proven himself throughout the years as being one of the smartest and most hard hitting backers in the game...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears 2014 Linebacker Preview

Linebackers Will Prove They Are Improved in 2014By: Alex CroweThere’s no hiding the fact that linebacker was one of, if not the worst position for the Bears in 2013. Without Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs in the middle of the field, the team was left with absolutely no leadership and really not a whole lot of skill to work with in their linebacking core.So why will this be different...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bears, Browns, Colts, Jaguars, Falcons, Raiders, & Texans

  Bears LB Lance Briggs suffered a bruised knee on Monday after he appeared to bang knees with Matt Forte. Briggs’ injury isn’t expected to be serious. (Michael C. Wright) The Bears have Shea McClellin, Lance Briggs and D.J. Williams lining up as their first-team linebackers. (Michael C. Wright) The Bears continued to shuffle their safeties on Monday as Ryan Mundy and...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Did Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman crack the list of the 20 best in the NFL?

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Chicago Bears hold steady in top-10 preseason edition

It’s finally here; football season has officially started. Every team in the NFL has reported for training camp, starting the process of preparing for opening day. And in the process, we’ve started to learn a little – both good and bad – about all 32 franchises. Some players are already starting to shine, while others are either struggling (best case) or getting injured ...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

GIF: Bears linebacker Lance Briggs destroys Megatron

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs missed half of the 2013 season with a shoulder injury suffered against the Redskins. Prior to that Briggs had been an extremely reliable player. Over the previous 10 years he missed just four regular season games. Now Briggs is healthy and will be ready to take the lead as a defensive captain once again. He is very excited to get back on the...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

DE Jared Allen already having positive impact for Bears

Jared Allen isn’t trying to be a leader. The Bears already have linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Charles Tillman for that. So Allen prefers to sell himself as a new guy just trying to contribute, not as the Pro Bowl defensive end with the extroverted personality. Still, Allen’s impact, only one day into training camp, is palpable. Teammates and coaches already are lauding...
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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Why to watch Christian Jones during camp

While Lance Briggs is the only linebacker to be guaranteed a starting linebacker spot with the Chicago Bears, there are still two more spots on the depth chart to be figured out. Training camp will be a perfect time for this, as each potential starter will get an adequate amount of consideration for a starting spot. Out of all the names to be put out there as options at linebacker...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears outside linebacker Lance Briggs ranked top-20 in the NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2014: The outside linebackers on the brink of breaking in

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 outside linebackers in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s OLB to making the list? To provide an answer, the...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WEEKLY REWIND: Bennett can be better, Briggs on his worst behavior and Trestman with a Lovie problem

We hope you had a happy and safe Fourth of July. One more summer holiday down means we inch closer to the start of training camp. Here’s what you might have missed this week.   Martellus Bennett can be better. (Read) Lance Briggs is on his worst behavior. (Read) Marc Trestman could have a Lovie problem. (Read) Bears will bring the fireworks. (Read) You may also be interested in...
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July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: At 2014 midpoint, Chicago Bears rated top-10 team in NFL

The calm before the storm; that’s what the NFL is in the midst of at the moment. As July dawns, it’s a sign that football season is almost here. After all, training camps open around the league this month. But until teams gather for two-a-days, all is quiet. Minicamps are over. Offseason conditioning in winding down. Players are essentially on their own for the next few weeks...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs is on his worst behavior

If you follow Lance Briggs then you know he has been anxiously awaiting the start of the 2014 season for quite some time now. He has been counting down the days on his twitter account using the hashtag #WorstBehavior as his campaign message. “Worst Behavior” is the title of a popular song from Hip Hop superstar Drake. It’s likely Briggs is taking the motivation from the track...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Signs Tuna Can For Twitter Fan

Posted to SuperBears SuperBowlChicago Bears (Future Hall of Fame) Linebacker Lance Briggs is pretty savvy on social media, but every once in a while still has to deal with a curve ball. That curve ball came in the form of an autograph request. Sure, he receives a LOT of those on social media, but not on this item. A tuna can. Yes, a tuna can. Katelyn Rossiter tweeted to Briggs on...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Jon Bostic in comfort-zone defense

It was a minor dispute between two linebackers on a hot day during organized team activities. But it also signaled linebacker Jon Bostic’s newfound comfort level in his second season. Playing on the weak side with Lance Briggs absent, an animated Bostic pointed at one hole and shouted instructions at middle linebacker D.J. Williams, who emphatically pointed at another gap. Confusion...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mel Tucker discusses Bears defensive scheme, personnel

Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker says the team’s defensive scheme will look different this year. “There are some alignments that we’re going to use with our defensive linemen that are going to look different, and the technique those guys will play also will be different. Some of our run fits will be different as well,” Tucker said to the team’s official website...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears sign first-round pick Kyle Fuller to four-year deal

The Chicago Bears announced Wednesday that they have signed first-round draft pick Kyle Fuller to a four-year contract with a fifth-year option. “This is one tough football player,” general manager Phil Emery said after the Bears selected Fuller last Thursday night with the 14th pick in the draft. “This is a player with length, skill, athleticism, versatility, productivity...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Ribs New Chicago Bears Teammate Will Sutton On Twitter

Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs begrudgingly welcomed new teammate Will Sutton via Twitter.
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May 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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