Tag: lance briggs

Cutler and Briggs out but the season isn't over

Marc Trestman has stressed the “next man up” mentality of this football team. First Kelvin Hayden in the preseason. Then Henry Melton, then Nate Collins and D.J. Williams. Now Jay Cutler and Lance Briggs. Today’s news disappointed Bears fans, some even declaring the season over… well, the season isn’t over and Cutler and Briggs are... Read more »

Next man up, Jon Bostic

Henry Melton, IR. Next man up, Nate Collins, ditto. D.J. Williams. He gone. Next man up, Jon Bostic. Bostic made quite an impression on the 4th Phase during the preseason. Fans wanted him to start probably for a couple reasons. He played well enough to earn the starting job and fans may have wanted to... Read more »

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future

Hurry Up Offense: Teammates sticking up for Barber, Bears not sold on Tebow, Angelo's future
Hurry Up Offense: Quick hits on Bears news during the week Marion Barber keeps his silence As far as I’m concerned, why should he? Barber made two bone-headed plays that directly impacted the game. I understand if a player doesn’t like to speak to the media but unless the player has a severe stuttering problem... Read more »

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears tame the dirtiest team in the league

#4thPhase Tweets: Bears tame the dirtiest team in the league
In their last meeting, the Lions beat the Bears at Ford Field. Despite being pressured the entire night, Jay Cutler played (arguably) his best game of the season. While his numbers didn’t necessarily jump out, he kept the Bears in the ballgame. The problem that night was the defense couldn’t limit the big plays from... Read more »

Briggs makes his case to the media

Lance Briggs is in the middle of the six-year, $36 million contract he signed in 2008. Briggs still has three years left on a contract that has paid him $21.6 million. He is scheduled to make $3.9 million this year, $4 million next year and $6.5 million in 2013, the final year of the deal.... Read more »

Briggs tweets about contract situation and his demand for a trade

You may think he’s selfish for demanding to renegotiate his contract and filing his for request to be traded, but for now, Lance Briggs (@55Berger) is still part of the team. While he hasn’t talk to reporters about the distraction, Briggs tweeted away. Frontloading his contract: You front load your contracts because no one plays... Read more »

Who Will Step Up To Be The Leader Of The Bears' Locker Room?

Urlacher is a future Hall Of Famer and still one of the best in the game. He's been more vocal to the media and still the face of the franchise.
The Bears filled Olin Kreutz’s void by signing former Seahawks center, Chris Spencer. A player will have to step up to fill his void in the locker room. With a shortened offseason and new players signed through free agency, someone will have to keep the locker room in order.

Lance Briggs Not A Top 10 LB

The Worldwide Leader ranked their top 10 linebackers and Lance Briggs was not one of them. Brian Urlacher finished 6th.  Just like Trent Dilfer about Jay Cutler, ESPN has got this all wrong. Briggs has been to six consecutive Pro Bowls and was an All-Pro as recently as 2009. Sure he doesn’t recorded huge sack numbers but... Read more »

Players that deserve Pro Bowl consideration

Looks like he has finally found a home. This has been his best season as a pro.
Three Bears were voted into the Pro Bowl. To no ones surprise, Julius Peppers and Brian Urlacher, both earned a trip to Hawaii as both should be in the running for Defensive Player of the Year. Devin Hester, the GOAT, earned a trip as well. For the Bears to only have three Pro Bowlers doesn’t... Read more »

Who deserves a Pro Bowl vote?

His sack numbers are down but still dominant.
Let’s face it… the 4-3 Bears are atop the NFC North but stumble into the bye week. The Seahawks game should’ve been won but a kick return was nullified because of a phantom holding call on Rod Wilson. The outcome of the Redskins would’ve been different but Lovie Smith didn’t challenge a goal line fumble.... Read more »
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