LANCE BRIGGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Chicago Bears: Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman’s Last Stand

The current state of the Chicago Bears once-proud defense is best defined as a unit in transition. Injuries to starters Lance Briggs, Charles Tillman, Henry Melton and D.J. Williams forced developing rookies Khaseem Greene and Jon Bostic to take more responsibility than they could handle, and the rest of the Chicago starters were exposed….badly. The interior of the Bears’ defensive...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Bears likely to pass on Jernigan, Conte has surgery and Briggs is one of the best

We are five weeks away from the NFL draft. The Bears finally slowed down in the free agent market but they still made some news. Here’s this week’s recap.   The Bears don’t need an outside linebacker. (Read) Lance Briggs is the best outside linebacker in Bears history. (Read) Chris Conte will be out 4-5 months. (Read) Bears might skip Timmy Jernigan if he’s still on the...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs goes down in Bears history

Some things just go together, like peanut butter and jelly, ham and cheese, the Kentucky Derby and mint juleps, and finally, linebackers and the Bears. Brian Urlacher will most likely be the next Bear inducted to the Hall in coming years, but longtime teammate Lance Briggs is making his case as the best outside linebacker in franchise history. Briggs was a third round pick in 2003...
Via cover32 - Bears
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears GM says signing Jared Allen ‘was a little bit right out of a movie’

The Chicago Bears were able to surprise everyone with the signing of free agent defensive end Jared Allen by treating the pursuit like a covert operation. “It was a little bit right out of a movie,” Bears general manager Phil Emery said Monday at Halas Hall. “It was very quiet. Just to give you a little aside; [Allen's agent] Ken Harris came to the hotel at the NFL Owner’s...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears are stacked at outside linebacker

As we continue to preview each position in the draft, we shift our focus to outside linebackers. It’s a very talented crop this year led by Khalil Mack and Anthony Barr. The Bears also have their own talented group. Lance Briggs will look to lead this new look defense. He’s still one of the best outside linebackers in the league even going into his 12th season. It’s up in the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Lance Briggs a Leader or Cancer for the Chicago Bears?

Is Lance Briggs a Leader or Cancer for the Chicago Bears? Lance Briggs was on the Around the League Podcast on NFL.com a few days ago, and in listening to his interview we came away with one question: “Is Lance Briggs a leader or a cancer to the Chicago Bears?” He says in the interview that he’s in Los Angeles looking for a job, that his job is temporary, and that the NFL stands...
Via Sports Mockery
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs loves him some Peanut

Lance Briggs was just like a Bears fan last week. He too was nervous when he saw cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman visiting former Bears head coach Lovie Smith down in Tampa Bay. Everybody was shocked to see Tillman leave without a deal from the Bucs. Then, last Saturdary, news broke of Tillman’s return to the Bears. Briggs took to Twitter to voice his over joyous feelings...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lance Briggs Trade Coming?

Chicago Bears Football - Could the Chicago Bears have a Lance Briggs trade on the horizon? It certainly looks that way. GM Phil Emery mentioned Briggs’ unhappiness and frustration in a December interview, and now that the Bears will be moving Shea McClellin from the defensive line into a role as strongside linebacker — which is Briggs’ position –, the veteran linebacker...
Via Sports Mockery
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: Only thing Bears can do is win

Thanks to a 4th quarter Detroit Lions‘ meltdown Monday night and a 61-yard dagger from Ravens’ kicker Justin Tucker, the Chicago Bears (8-6) are in sole possession of first place in the NFC North. The final two games on their schedule are vital, and they hopefully will be gaining a momentum boost Sunday with the expected return of Lance Briggs. As it stands, the Bears have the...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears season outlook: Linebackers

Lance Briggs Perhaps the biggest change for the Chicago Bears in the 2013 season will be the linebacker positions.  The face of the franchise for so many years, Brian Urlacher, was not brought back following the 2012 season.  It was a shock to many, but the team and the long time Pro Bowler could not agree to a contract.  Along with the loss of Urlacher, the Bears also lost Nick...
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June 26, 2013  |  1 Comment
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