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Three biggest holes the Chicago Bears need to address this offseason

Tim Jennings The Chicago Bears have officially entered a rebuilding period after two consecutive seasons featuring historically bad defenses and a 2014 campaign that failed to live up to offensive expectations. With new general manager, Ryan Pace and his newly appointed head coach, John Fox helming the rebuilding process, the success of this offseason is vital to the immediate performance of...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Fox signs 4-year deal to become Bears HC

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports John Fox has signed a four-year contract with the Chicago Bears to become their next head coach, reports Jay Glazer. John Fox’s new 4 year deal with the Chicago Bears is done. He is now the new head coach of Chicago! Done deal — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) January 16, 2015   Fox becomes Chicago’s third head coach since 2012, taking...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s next for Ryan Pace and the Chicago Bears?

Ryan Pace After a season which failed to live up to the off-season hype, optimism and Super Bowl aspirations quickly turned to pessimism and confusion about the team’s future. At the conclusion of the regular season, both head-coach/offensive guru Marc Trestman and General Manager Phil Emery were fired, leaving questions about the direction the Chicago Bears were going to move...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears to interview John Fox

The Chicago Bears need a head coach and John Fox needs a new job after leaving the Denver Broncos on Monday. So the NFL coach will interview for the Bears head-coaching vacancy, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen. The Bears are looking for a veteran coach with a winning record, which Fox has, but first-year general manager Ryan Pace will also want a coach that can win in a...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs’ Heartfelt Goodbye to Chicago: “I Bleed Blue and Orange”

The video below is from the finale of The Lance Briggs Show which featured a guest appearance from former running mate Brian Urlacher. Your browser does not support iframes. Courtesy of Comcast SportsNet Chicago, the following is a transcript of Lance Briggs’ heartfelt goodbye to the City of Chicago and Bears fans around the world. It may not have ended pretty, but No. 55 was a...
Via Sports Mockery
December 24, 2014  |  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
December 01, 2014  |  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
December 01, 2014  |  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
November 30, 2014  |  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
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Surprising Lance Briggs Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

Everybody knows how great Lance Briggs was for the Chicago Bears during the glory years.  Here are some fascinating tidbits they might not know. Failed To Record An INT In Just Two Of Twelve Seasons One of the surprising things about Briggs was that for all the great things he did as a tackler and hitter up front, he was almost equally as dangerous in coverage.  For his career...
Via Sports Mockery
November 29, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 28, 2014  |  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
November 26, 2014  |  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

Briggs says he's likely in final season with Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Lance Briggs figures his time with the Chicago Bears is coming to an end. He's not sure if his career is, too. A week shy of 34 and with his contract set to expire, Briggs acknowledges his 12-year run with the Bears will likely end this season. He says he understands ''the reality of it'' and is ''proud of all the years I've had here.'' The seven-time Pro...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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