Tag: Lance Briggs

Briggs: "There's Been A Lot Of Quarterbacks I've Wanted To Punch"

Briggs: "There's Been A Lot Of Quarterbacks I've Wanted To Punch"
After 12 seasons with the Bears, linebacker Lance Briggs appears to be on his way to a possible career as a football analyst. In an appearance on NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live on Tuesday night, Briggs was asked about the Geno Smith broken jaw situation and if he ever wanted to punch any of his former... Read more »

Report: Lance Briggs' Time With The Bears Is Over

Report: Lance Briggs' Time With The Bears Is Over
Early Thursday afternoon reports from the Chicago Tribune said the Bears are shopping veteran wide receiver Brandon Marshall. Not a few hours later, another report said that linebacker Lance Briggs will not be returning to the Bears next season. He was set to become a free agent with his contract expired. One thing is for... Read more »

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears

Week 12 NFL Game Preview: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Chicago Bears
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears will meet for the 55th time ever on Sunday afternoon. The Bears lead the all-time series 36-18 with the last meeting coming in 2011 at Wembley Stadium. The Bucs and Bears have met many times in the past since they were in the same division called the NFC... Read more »
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Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)

Five Players To Watch: Week 12 (Briggs, Conte, Jeffery, Jennings, Paea)
Enter Lovie Smith and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the scene at Soldier Field for this big NFC matchup. The Bears (4-6) are holding on to their slim postseason chances with six games remaining on tap. Coming into this season, the Lovie-Bears reunion was one of the most talked about matchups. However, since the Bears... Read more »

Sunday’s Matchup Against Lovie Smith and The Bucs Is Big Even Though Trestman Won’t Admit It

Sunday’s Matchup Against Lovie Smith and The Bucs Is Big Even Though Trestman Won’t Admit It
When Lovie Smith arrives at Soldier Field you can bet the challenge between a former Bears coach and his successor will be intense. Second-year Bears coach Marc Trestman certainly didn’t make that known this week in a press conference with the Chicago media on Monday. Not only will Trestman be up against Lovie Smith (the... Read more »

Win Over Vikings May Not Mean Much On Surface, But It Does For Bears Confidence

Win Over Vikings May Not Mean Much On Surface, But It Does For Bears Confidence
The Bears are far out of the NFC playoff hunt, but Sunday’s 21-13 win over Minnesota is very important for Marc Trestman’s group moving forward. For fans that want their team to lay down in hopes of getting a top five or top 10 selection in the 2015 NFL draft that isn’t a smart idea.... Read more »
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The Bears Are Looking Healthier As They Prepare For Week 10 Matchup With Green Bay

The Bears Are Looking Healthier As They Prepare For Week 10 Matchup With Green Bay
The Bears are getting some key players back in time for a huge Sunday night clash with rival Green Bay. Linebackers Lance Briggs and Jon Bostic practiced on Monday in the portion open to the media. Both starters have missed the last three games due to injuries. Briggs suffered bruised ribs, while Bostic was dealing... Read more »

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)

Five Players To Watch: Week 7 (Bushrod, Bennett, Greene, McCellin, Vereen)
The Bears will be without two defensive starters on Sunday, but three other starters are returning to action. Linebacker Lance Briggs has been ruled out for the second straight week after being out of practice with his sore ribs. Free safety Chris Conte is out after re-aggravating his shoulder in last week’s road win in... 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 »
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Keys To The Game: Week Five Against The Panthers

Keys To The Game: Week Five Against The Panthers
After suffering their second loss at home this season, the Bears head back on the road Sunday to face the Panthers. The road has been where the Bears (2-2) have had their most success, winning both games in primetime. The Bears didn’t fare well in last Sunday’s loss to rival Green Bay and either did... Read more »