Tag: D.J. Williams

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season

The Future At Linebacker Is Still Cloudy Even With D.J. Williams Out For The Season
Veteran middle linebacker D.J. Williams was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Thursday with a neck injury. He becomes the fourth defensive starter to be placed on injured reserve along with Charles Tillman, Lamarr Houston and Lance Briggs. The 32-year-old Miami product finishes his 2014 campaign with 10 starts in 12 games along with 73... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 6 (Allen, Jeffery, McCray, Ratliff, Williams)

Five Players To Watch: Week 6 (Allen, Jeffery, McCray, Ratliff, Williams)
For the second straight week the Bears have lost another key veteran to injury. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out after suffering sore ribs in last week’s road loss to Carolina. He only missed two snaps in the game, but the pain has been evidently worse this week as Briggs hasn’t practice at all.... Read more »

Week Two NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers

Week Two NFL Game Preview: Chicago Bears at San Francisco 49ers
The Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers will go head-to-head for the 63rd time ever this Sunday night at 7:30 p.m. CT. The 49ers lead the all-time series 32-29-1. The home team has dominated this series as San Francisco has beaten the Bears eight straight times on their turf, dating back to 1985. The Bears... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week Two (Allen, Forte, Jennings, Mundy, Williams)

Five Players To Watch: Week Two (Allen, Forte, Jennings, Mundy, Williams)
With the Bears making their way to San Francisco for this Sunday night’s primetime matchup with the 49ers, the key injuries are still hanging around the offense. Bears team officials announced that left guard Matt Slauson and center Roberto Garza have been ruled out with high ankle sprains. The losses of the two veterans will... Read more »

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears re-sign linebacker Williams, add safety Mundy

2014 NFL Free Agency: Bears re-sign linebacker Williams, add safety Mundy
Bears general manager Phil Emery has already proven only 90 minutes into free agency that he isn’t afraid to dish out the cash to improve this struggling Bears’ defense. After signing defensive end Lamarr Houston to a five-year deal to open the free agency period, the Bears announced the signings of middle linebacker D.J. Williams... Read more »

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will James Anderson be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will James Anderson be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have been busy as of late, signing ten of their own free agents since the end of the 2013 season, including center... Read more »
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2014 NFL Off-Season: Will D.J. Williams be back with the Bears?

2014 NFL Off-Season: Will D.J. Williams be back with the Bears?
This is the second part of an in-depth series that will examine the status of the top Chicago Bears free agents. The defense will be the focus in this second part. The Bears have 26 free agents, including 22 unrestricted free agents this off-season. The NFL Combine (Feb. 22), free agent period (March 11) and... Read more »

2014 NFL Combine News: McClellin to compete for strongside job, while Bostic will focus mainly in the middle

2014 NFL Combine News: McClellin to compete for strongside job, while Bostic will focus mainly in the middle
The Chicago Bears made a very wise decision on Thursday. The Bears announced that third-year man Shea McClellin will be moved from defensive end to strongside linebacker and second-year linebacker Jonathan Bostic will focus mainly in the middle. Both defenders will see time in the middle and at strongside throughout the off-season, but the move... Read more »

Final Thoughts: Bears Are Beaten Up After Getting By The Winless Giants

Final Thoughts: Bears Are Beaten Up After Getting By The Winless Giants
It’s starting to look as if the Chicago Bears are an offensive team here in 2013 rather than a defensive one. The team has taken a while to really find its true identity. The Bears beat the winless Giants 27-21 in a game that they had to have. They improved to 4-2 on the season... Read more »
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Week Six NFL Game Preview: New York Giants at Chicago Bears

Week Six NFL Game Preview: New York Giants at Chicago Bears
The New York Giants and Chicago Bears will meet for the 57th time ever on Thursday night at 7:25 p.m. CT. The Bears lead the all-time series 32-22-2. The last matchup between these two teams was certainly one to forget for Jay Cutler and the Bears. In Week Four of the 2010 season, the Bears... Read more »