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LANCE BRIGGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Accountability first of many keys to Bears’ success

Six days before the season opener against the Buffalo Bills, linebacker Lance Briggs requested the day off. Head coach Marc Trestman granted the request, not knowing it was so Briggs could attend the grand opening of his new restaurant, the Double Nickel Smokehouse. From the minute this news leaked, there was a sense Trestman was going to fail in holding his players accountable and...
Via isportsweb.com
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Gives Blunt and Clear Response When Asked About Joining Packers

Lance Briggs was under a tad bit of scrutiny this past season for his lack of performance as a supposed “leader” on the Chicago Bears defense. Briggs has shown recently that he would like to come back to the Bears for the 2015 season since the new coaching changes bring a fresh look to the revamped coaching staff. But he was also asked if he is interested in joining the Bears...
Via Sports Mockery
February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs’ BBQ Joint Receiving Terrible Reviews On Yelp

The Double Nickel Smokehouse is owned by Chicago Bears legend Lance Briggs, and it’s located in Elk Grove, California. Most Bears fans are familiar with this place due to the publicity it received when Briggs skipped practice to attend the opening, but that’s not here nor there. When recently reviewing the comments on Yelp, it’s apparently not a restaurant worth recommending...
Via Sports Mockery
January 27, 2015  |  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...
Via cover32 - Bears
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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