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Lance Briggs

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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 | Lance Briggs expected to miss practice

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:46:18 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ribs) is not expected to participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 16.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 7

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:05:33 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ribs) has been ruled out of the team's Week 7 game. S Chris Conte (shoulder), OT Jordan Mills (foot), DT Stephen Paea (not injury related) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. LB Jon Bostic (back), OT Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) and CB Sherrick McManis (quadricep, knee) all were limited in practice. LB Shea McClellin (hand) fully participated in practice.

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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 | Two ruled out

Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:25:16 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (ribs) and LB Shea McClellin (hand) have been ruled out for Week 6. LB Khaseem Greene will start at weakside linebacker in place of Briggs.

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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 | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:26:14 -0700

Chicago Bears C Taylor Boggs (hamstring), LB Jon Bostic (back), LB Lance Briggs (ribs), OT Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), SS Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) and LB Shea McClellin (hand) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. FS Chris Conte (concussion), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) were limited. C Roberto Garza (ankle) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) fully participated.

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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 | Friday injury report

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 14:52:23 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jermon Bushrod (ankle, knee), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion), LB Shea McClellin (hand) and SS Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 5. C Roberto Garza (ankle) and CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) are listed as doubtful, OG Matt Slauson (ankle) is listed as questionable and DE Jared Allen (illness), LB Lance Briggs (knee), FS Chris Conte (shoulder) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) are listed as probable. Bushrod, Ratliff, McClellin and Dixon did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 3. Garza and McManis were limited during practice, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Thursday practice report

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:03:42 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), LB Shea McClellin (hand) and DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 2. DE Jared Allen (illness), C Roberto Garza (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps) and OG Matt Slauson (ankle) were limited, while LB Lance Briggs (knee), S Chris Conte (shoulder) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) practiced in full.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:59:59 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee), S Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), LB Shea McClellin (hand) and LB D.J. Williams (neck) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 1. DE Jared Allen (illness), OT Jermon Bushrod (knee), C Roberto Garza (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (quadriceps), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and OG Matt Slauson (ankle) were limited, while S Chris Conte (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Bears | Four sit, two return

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:35:12 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee), OG Brian de la Puente (knee), OG Eben Britton (hamstring) and CB Isaiah Frey (hamstring) missed practice Tuesday, Aug. 19. TE Dante Rosario (calf) and WR Chris X. Williams (hamstring) returned to practice.

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Bears | Several don't practice

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:19:28 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee), CB Kyle Fuller (ankle), OT Jordan Mills (foot), C Brian De La Puente (undisclosed), OG Eben Britton (hamstring) and CB Isaiah Frey (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 18.

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Bears | Lance Briggs practicing

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:34:23 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Bears | Lance Briggs injured

Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:33:52 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (knee) bruised his knee Monday, Aug. 4, and did not finish practice.

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Bears | Lance Briggs wants to retire with Chicago

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:22:18 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs, who is entering his 12th NFL season, intends to retire as a Bear but did not give a definite timetable. Briggs said he feels more comfortable with defensive coordinator Mel Tucker, who is in his second year.

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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 | 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 | Lance Briggs to wear harness

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:44:22 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs will wear a harness on his left shoulder next season because of the fractured shoulder he suffered this season.

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Bears | Lance Briggs did not have big impact Week 16

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 16:16:33 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs only had one assisted tackle in the team's Week 16 game, but defensive coordinator Mel Tucker will happy with how Briggs played after missing time because of a broken shoulder. "He came out of the game clean," Tucker said. "It was a good outing for him the first game back. As he continues to get more practices under his belt, I think he'll continue to improve and play better."

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 17

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:40:24 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (non-injury) did not practice Friday, Dec. 17 and is questionable for Week 17. LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) fully practiced and is probable.

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Bears | Thursday practice report for Week 17

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 13:52:29 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (non-injury) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 26, while LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 14:18:00 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Earl Bennett (non-injury) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25. LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) fully practiced. The team did not practice, but the NFL makes teams release a Wednesday injury report, so this is an estimation.

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 16

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 15:38:52 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 20, and is listed as questionable for Week 16. WR Earl Bennett (non-injury) did not participate in practice but is listed as probable.

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Bears | Lance Briggs cleared

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:44:30 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been medically cleared to return in week 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles, but it remains to be seen if the team allows him to suit up. Briggs is listed as questionable for the game. "I'm very optimistic. He practiced for three days. He's been cleared by the doctors," head coach Marc Trestman said. "We'll list him as questionable up until game time. He'll work out before the game and we'll see where he's at. But I wouldn't want to say that he's gonna play, he's gonna start. I think that's still 48 hours away. But certainly as we began the week fully optimistic, even more now since he's been cleared by the doctors." Briggs practiced in full Friday, Dec. 20. Trestman won't guarantee how much Briggs will play if he does suit up, however, and there are no expectations about his level of play.

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Bears | Lance Briggs not cleared yet

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:23:31 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been limited during practice the last two days but has not been cleared to play yet. Head coach Marc Trestman said he is not sure if Briggs will be cleared by game time.

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Bears | Lance Briggs limited

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:08:58 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 19.

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Bears | Lance Briggs limited

Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:07:07 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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Bears | Optimistic Lance Briggs will play

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:15:22 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said he is reasonably optimistic that LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) will be available to play in the team's Week 16 game.

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Bears | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 15 Dec 2013 08:39:59 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Christian Tupou, DL Cornelius Washington, OT James Brown, OT Jonathan Scott, QB Jordan Palmer, LB Lance Briggs, SS Sean Cattouse inactive for Week 15.

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Bears | Lance Briggs ruled out

Fri, 13 Dec 2013 11:59:04 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 15, according to head coach Marc Trestman. The team is optimistic that Briggs can return in Week 16 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Bears | Lance Briggs limited

Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:23:20 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) was limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 12.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 15

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 14:48:03 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) was did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 11.

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Bears | Lance Briggs not expected to play

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 10:44:27 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said he is not optimistic about LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) being able to play Week 15 because the healing of the bone is still an issue.

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Bears | Lance Briggs hopes to play

Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:07:38 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) had his fractured left shoulder evaluated by team doctors Tuesday, Dec. 10, but he was not cleared to play. "I have to be able to defend myself on the football field," he said. "If I can't do that, then they won't clear me." Briggs wouldn't rule out playing Sunday in Cleveland, but he said his next evaluation will come in "another couple days," which makes his participation seem unlikely. He hopes to return before the end of the year, at least.

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Bears | Week 14 Inactives

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:20:08 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared DL Christian Tupou, DL Cornelius Washington, OT James Brown, QB Jay Cutler, OT Jonathan Scott, LB Lance Briggs, SS Sean Cattouse inactive for Week week.

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Bears | Saturday injury report for Week 14

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 16:17:35 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle) and LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 7, and have been ruled out for Week 14. FS Anthony Walters (groin) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. OG Kyle Long (ankle) and SS Major Wright (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Friday practice report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:50:35 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not practice Friday, Dec. 6. QB Jay Cutler (ankle) and S Anthony Walters (groin) were limited. OG Kyle Long (ankle) and S Major Wright (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Bears | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:54:51 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5. Ss Anthony Walters (groin) and Major Wright (hamstring) were limited. OG Kyle Long (ankle) practiced in full.

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Bears | Lance Briggs ruled out

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:25:03 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been ruled out for the team's Week 14 game.

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Bears | Lance Briggs making progress

Mon, 02 Dec 2013 12:36:15 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) is making progress in his rehab from a shoulder injury but is not sure if Briggs will be able to practice this week.

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Bears | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:39:11 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Anthony Walters, DL Cornelius Washington, OT James Brown, QB Jay Cutler, OT Jonathan Scott, LB Lance Briggs, SS Major Wright inactive for Week 13.

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:17:58 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle), LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) and FS Anthony Walters (groin) have been ruled out for Week 13. DT Stephen Paea (toe), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin), FS Derrick Martin (hamstring) and SS Major Wright (hamstring) are listed as questionable. PK Robbie Gould (illness) is listed as probable. Paea and Ratliff fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 29. Martin and Wright were limited during practice while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Bears | Wednesday practice report for Week 13

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:02:37 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been ruled out. DB Derrick Martin (hamstring) and S Anthony Walters (groin) did not practice. DTs Stephen Paea (toe) and Jeremiah Ratliff (groin) were limited.

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Bears | Lance Briggs ruled out

Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:45:52 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) has been ruled out for the team's Week 13 game.

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Bears | Lance Briggs unlikely to play

Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:48:01 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman said LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) likely will not play in the team's Week 13 game.

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