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Jonathan Bostic

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Bears | Friday injury report

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 12:39:23 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Eben Britton (illness) and LB Darryl Sharpton (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 7, and have been ruled out for Week 10. LB Jonathan Bostic (back), LB Lance Briggs (ribs), CB Kyle Fuller (hand, hip), SS Danny McCray (knee) and OT Jordan Mills (foot) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Thursday practice report

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:54:41 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Eben Britton (illness) and LB Darryl Sharpton (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 6. LB Jonathan Bostic (back), LB Lance Briggs (ribs), CB Kyle Fuller (hip, hand), S Danny McCray (knee) and OT Jordan Mills (foot) practiced in full.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:53:24 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Matt Slauson (chest) has been ruled out for Week 10. OT Eben Britton (illness) and LB Darryl Sharpton (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 5. LBs Jonathan Bostic (back) and Lance Briggs (ribs), CB Kyle Fuller (hip, hand), S Danny McCray (knee) and OT Jordan Mills (foot) were full participants.

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Bears | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:39:24 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Ahmad Dixon, OT Charles Leno Jr., SS Danny McCray, LB Jonathan Bostic, OT Jordan Mills, LB Lance Briggs, CB Terrance Mitchell inactive for Week 8.

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:27:59 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic (back) and LB Lance Briggs (ribs) were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 24, and are doubtful for Week 8. S Danny McCray (knee) did not participate in practice and has been ruled out. OT Jordan Mills (foot) did not practice and is questionable. FS Chris Conte (shoulder), CB Kyle Fuller (hip, hand) and WR Chris Williams (illness) all fully practiced and are probable. DT Jeremiah Ratliff (non-injury) did not practice and is probable.

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Bears | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:35:32 -0700

Chicago Bears DE Jared Allen (rest), S Danny McCray (knee) and WR Chris Williams (illness) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. LBs Lance Briggs (ribs), Jonathan Bostic (back), CB Kyle Fuller (hand, hip) and OT Jordan Mills (foot) were limited. S Chris Conte (shoulder) participated fully.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:10:02 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller (hand, hip) and SS Danny McCray (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. LB Jonathan Bostic (back) and LB Lance Briggs (ribs) were limited during practice, while FS Chris Conte (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic may have bigger role

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:50:17 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic may be auditioning to take over the weak-side spot in 2015. Bostic has mostly played middle and strong side, but he may eventually take the place of LB Lance Briggs if Briggs leaves following the season.

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Bears | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:41:37 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared SS Ahmad Dixon, OT Charles Leno Jr., FS Chris Conte, LB Jonathan Bostic, LB Lance Briggs, CB Terrance Mitchell, DL Trevor Scott inactive for Week 7.

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Bears | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:47:35 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ribs) and FS Chris Conte (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 17, and have been ruled out for Week 7. LB Jonathan Bostic (back) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. OT Jermon Bushrod (ankle, knee), SS Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), LB Shea McClellin (hand), CB Sherrick McManis (knee, quadriceps), OT Jordan Mills (foot) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:32:18 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ribs) and S Chris Conte (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. LB Jonathan Bostic (back), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), OT Jordan Mills (foot) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) were limited. OT Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), LB Shea McClellin (hand) and CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps, knee) participated fully.

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Bears | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 12:16:37 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared LB Jonathan Bostic, LB Lance Briggs, OT Jermon Bushrod, DB Ahmad Dixon, LB Shea McClellin, CB Sherrick McManis, LB D.J. Williams inactive for Week 6.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic a game-time decision

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:28:21 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic (back) will be a game-time decision for Week 6, according to head coach Marc Trestman. Bostic is listed as questionable for the game but likely would start at weakside linebacker if he is able to play.

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Bears | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:19:28 -0700

Chicago Bears C Taylor Boggs (hamstring), OT Jermon Bushrod (ankle, knee), LB Lance Briggs (ribs), LB Shea McClellin (hand) and SS Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10, and have been ruled out for Week 6. LB Jonathan Bostic (back) and CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) did not participate in practice and are listed as questionable. C Roberto Garza (ankle), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion), LB D.J. Williams (neck) and FS Chris Conte (concussion) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 15:01:30 -0700

Chicago Bears LBs Jonathan Bostic (back), Lance Briggs (ribs), D.J. Williams (neck) and Shea McClellin (hand), OT Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) and C Taylor Boggs (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. S Chris Conte (concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) were limited in practice. C Roberto Garza (ankle) was a full participant.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic leaves game

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 13:33:46 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic (back) left the Week 5 game against the Carolina Panthers due to a back injury.

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Bears | Two starting spots at linebacker up for grabs

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:38:23 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs is the only linebacker assured of starting, according to the coaching staff. Briggs will start at weakside linebacker. It is expected LB D.J. Williams will win the starting job at middle linebacker, and LBs Jonathan Bostic and Shea McClellin will compete to start at strongside linebacker. It is expected Bostic will start, because he is the superior athlete, whereas McClellin could end up in some sub packages as an extra pass rusher.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic making adjustments

Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:50:03 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic has new responsibilities in defensive coordinator Mel Tucker's system. Tucker said he wants to see Bostic slow down his progressions, stay square longer, mirror the ball and fill in and fall back when necessary. Bostic said those adjustments have helped him feel more natural at his new middle linebacker position. He added that he's been able to react more and play how he's been taught. Tucker took notice; too, saying Bostic looks more comfortable, looks more consistent, is playing fast and is having fun.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic pushing for MLB job

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 07:55:14 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic is pushing LB D.J. Williams for the starting middle linebacker spot. Bostic has made a strong impression even in non-contact OTA sessions, according to sources. Bostic has played all three linebacker spots thus far.

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Bears | Believe Jonathan Bostic will be better

Sat, 07 Jun 2014 23:20:18 -0700

Chicago Bears OLB Jonathan Bostic is a player the team thinks can improve because the Bears are switching away from a cover-2 scheme. "I feel a lot more comfortable this year, especially with all the changes to the defense," said Bostic. "A lot of the changes that we did make, it's a lot more natural for me. I can play how I've been taught literally from little league to high school to college to now. It's back to playing how I used to."

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Bears | Three to compete for two starting linebackers spots

Fri, 02 May 2014 13:08:35 -0700

Chicago Bears LBs Jonathan Bostic, Khaseem Greene and Shea McClellin will compete for two starting linebacker positions. The team could also add competition through the draft of free agency.

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Bears | Several part of performance-based pay distribution

Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:57:28 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jordan Mills ($318,243.96), FS Chris Conte ($210,957), CB Isaiah Frey ($179,411), LB Jonathan Bostic ($143,309), OG Matt Slauson ($134,485), TE Dante Rosario ($126,156), DE David Bass ($111,228), OG Kyle Long ($98,516), LB Lance Briggs ($10,504) and CB Charles Tillman ($7,548) will receive money as part of the NFL's performance-based pay distribution.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic likely to move to OLB

Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:24:03 -0700

Chicago Bears MLB Jonathan Bostic is likely to move to outside linebacker in 2014. He'll compete with LB Shea McClellin for the starting spot.

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Bears | Close to deal with D.J. Williams

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 11:23:35 -0700

the Chicago Bears are close to re-signing free-agent LB D.J. Williams, and a deal could be reached before the start of free agency Tuesday, March 11. He likely would be the frontrunner for the starting middle linebacker job but would have to compete with LB Jonathan Bostic for the job.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic could move to OLB

Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:06:29 -0800

The Chicago Bears may move LB Jonathan Bostic to strongside linebacker next season if they decided to re-sign impending free-agent LB D.J. Williams.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic may move to outside linebacker

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 18:26:28 -0800

Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery said LB Jonathan Bostic's best position in the future may be at outside linebacker instead of middle linebacker.

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Bears | D.J. Williams may have serious injury

Fri, 11 Oct 2013 11:53:55 -0700

Chicago Bears LB D.J. Williams (pectoral) may be dealing with a torn pectoral muscle that would end his season. The team expects to know more on the injury in the next 24 hours. LB Jonathan Bostic replaced Williams in the team's Week 6 game Thursday, Oct. 10.

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Bears | Teammate says D.J. Williams to start

Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:55:58 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs said LB D.J. Williams (calf) will start at middle linebacker Week 1. Head coach Marc Trestman said the team has not decided if Williams or LB Jonathan Bostic will start at middle linebacker.

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Bears | D.J. Williams nearing return

Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:55:59 -0700

Chicago Bears LB D.J. Williams (calf) has resumed running, as he continues to progress from a calf injury which has sidelined him for the first three preseason games. "He's day to day, but we'll see where it goes. We're optimistic he's gonna be close (to fully healthy by Week 1). It's still day to day, but there is progress," head coach Marc Trestman said Monday, Aug. 26. If Williams is unable to go, LB Jonathan Bostic might start in Week 1 at middle linebacker.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic fined

Wed, 21 Aug 2013 05:46:04 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic was fined $21,000 for a hit in the preseason game over the weekend.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic getting golden opportunity

Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:28:15 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic has started two preseason games at middle linebacker while LB D.J. Williams (calf) is sidelined, and Bostic's chance of starting get better each day Williams remains on the shelf.

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Bears | Three draft picks listed on second team

Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:11:42 -0700

Chicago Bears LBs Jonathan Bostic and Khaseem Greene and DE Cornelius Washington are each listed on the second team defense on the team's first unofficial depth chart released Monday, Aug. 5.

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Bears | D.J. Williams in walking boot

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 10:11:55 -0700

Chicago Bears LB D.J. Williams (calf) is in a walking boot. "I anticipate he'll be ready to go when the doctors clear him, and hopefully that will be sooner than later and that's an opportunity again for our young guys to get reps and for (defensive coordinator) Mel (Tucker) and (linebackers coach) Tim (Tibesar) to move people around and see what people can do," head coach Marc Trestman said. Rookie LB Jonathan Bostic took over for Williams at middle linebacker in practice Wednesday, July 31, and Bostic could win the starting job if Williams misses enough time.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic rolling with the ones

Thu, 01 Aug 2013 07:51:00 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic is working with the first-team defense in the nickel package Thursday, Aug. 1, with LB Lance Briggs sitting out.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic expected to work at MLB

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:46:02 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic is expected to work at middle linebacker with the first-team defense while LB D.J. Williams (calf) sits out with his calf injury.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic working at MLB

Mon, 29 Jul 2013 05:27:52 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Jonathan Bostic is working exclusively at middle linebacker with the second unit.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic agrees to terms

Thu, 09 May 2013 11:18:31 -0700

The Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with second-round draft choice LB Jonathan Bostic on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bears | Jonathan Bostic selected 50th overall

Fri, 26 Apr 2013 16:46:07 -0700

The Chicago Bears selected Florida LB Jonathan Bostic with the 50th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Browns | Jonathan Bostic to visit

Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:10:57 -0700

The Cleveland Browns are scheduled to meet with University of Florida LB Jonathan Bostic prior to the draft.

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