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Bears place veteran LB Briggs on the IR with groin injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- The Chicago Bears placed linebacker Lance Briggs on the reserve/injured list Friday because of a groin injury. Briggs has 63 tackles, including 2 1/2 tackles, and an interception, a forced fumble, two pass breakups and a quarterback pressure this season. The seven-time Pro Bowl player is in his 12th season in the NFL, all with the Bears.
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Briggs Bears career likely over after landing on IR

As the Chicago Bears 2014 season tailspins to a disappointing finish, one of the club’s veteran defensive playmakers is staring at the conclusion of his Bears career. LB Lance Briggs was placed on injured reserve Friday, ending his season and likley putting a wrap on his Bears tenure. The team’s official press release is below: The Chicago Bears placed LB Lance [...]
Via Bears Claws
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Bears place LB Lance Briggs on I/R; Career likely over

The Chicago Bears announced Friday that linebacker Lance Briggs has been placed on injured reserve after injuring his groin in a win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12. Briggs turned 34 years old last month. Now that Briggs’ 12th season is over, it’s possible that his Bears career is also finished after playing […] The post Bears place LB Lance Briggs on I/R; Career...
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Thoughts After Chicago Bears Loss to Detroit

After the Chicago Bears were defeated by the Detroit Lions yesterday, it’s clear that the team is all but mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Realistically the season was probably over after the Packers defeated them a couple weeks ago but Sunday just confirmed that the 2014 Chicago Bears are underachieving and just aren’t a very good football team. The rest...
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Bears Place OLB Lance Briggs On Season-Ending I.R.

The Chicago Bears have placed veteran OLB Lance Briggs on season-ending injured reserve Friday with a groin injury. Briggs was expected to miss a few weeks due to the injury, so it’s not a complete surprise that his 2014 season has come to an end. The Bears defense has struggled all year, and will attempt to replace the all-pro with undrafted free agent LB Christian Jones. Briggs...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Detroit Lions DB Pissed Off Chicago Bears Tried To Pad Stats For Cutler At End Of Game

Chicago Bears Football - As everyone continues to work off their Thanksgiving hangover, the Detroit Lions are talking mad **** about Jay Cutler and the Bears. Specifically, Detroit Lions defensive back Glover Quin who claims he’s pissed off the Chicago Bears tried to pad stats at the end of the game to make Cutler look good. When asked how he felt about the victory, Quin specifically...
Via Sports Mockery
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5 (Or More) Reasons The Chicago Bears Must Throw Money At Ndamukong Suh

Fans may hate Ndamukong Suh right now, but here is a small list of the many reasons why the Chicago Bears need him in navy and orange. He’s REALLY Good Yeah, let’s just start with the obvious.  Suh is a great player.  His sack number (4) isn’t the highest in the NFL but that is highly misleading.  He has 29 quarterback pressures and eight hits according to Pro Football Focus...
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Willie Young Calls “Frustrated” Chicago Bears Wimpy

After narrowly missing the playoffs in 2013, everybody on the Chicago Bears believed 2014 would be their year.  And why not?  A productive off-season had brought some fresh talent to relieve a beleaguered defense and the offense was entering the second year of scheme development after setting records in its first under Marc Trestman. Instead the team has stumbled to a 5-7 mark...
Via Sports Mockery
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Photo: This Meme will cheer up sad Bears fans

The Chicago Bears dropped a Thanksgiving match, 34-17 to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Jay Cutler struggled again with two interceptions, and the Bears are done for the playoffs at 5-7. Not to worry, this photo will make your day, Bears fans: A summary of today’s Bears-Lions game.. — NFL Memes (@NFL_Memes) November 27, 2014   You may also be interested...
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Willie Young gets penalty on sack, still finishes celebration (Video)

Willie Young wasn’t about to let a penalty flag get in the way of a perfectly good sack celebration. The Chicago Bears defensive lineman smashed Matt Stafford for a sack on a 2nd-and-10 play at the Bears’ 18 in the third quarter of the Thanksgiving Day game between the teams. The problem is Young grabbed...Read More
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Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery draws first blood on the Detroit Lions

The Chicago Bears drew first blood on Thanksgiving, thanks to wide receiver Alshon Jeffery. Jeffery has already scored two touchdowns on the Detroit Lions in today’s game and the first quarter hasn’t even ended. Here’s the first: And then just a few minutes ago Jeffery caught an amazing throw by Jay Cutler in the end zone. The Bears lead 14-3 and the Lions are in danger of...
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Turkey day in Detroit: Bears feast or famine?

With their modest two-game win streak in tow, the Chicago Bears (5-6) look to get to the .500 mark with a Thanskgiving Day matinee in Detroit (7-4) with the slumping Lions. Despite two unimpressive wins against NFC bottom feeders in Minnesota and Tampa Bay, the Bears could insert themselves into the NFC playoff conversation if they can upset the Lions. Chicago’s slow [...]
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Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Chicago Bears players as Thanksgiving Dinner items

The Chicago Bears head to Detroit for a late Thanksgiving morning tilt against the Lions. For the sake of all involved (fans, players, coaching staff), the game should end before most eat their turkey, stuffing and other traditional Turkey Day dishes. No need to ruin the appetites of those choosing to watch the fools’ gold that is the Chicago Bears. In an attempt to have a light...
Via The Sports Bank
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Fantasy Fallout: NFL Week 12

QBs Josh McCown Jay Cutler Andy Dalton I hate when people don’t do what their supposed to do. How can you have a matchup with two of the worst pass defenses in the NFL and the QBs COMBINE for TWO total touchdowns?!  Leave it to Jay Cutler and Josh McCown.  The Bears offense was nonexistent in the first half, then leaned heavily on Matt Forte in the second.  The...
Via Football By Football
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Could a win on Thanksgiving spark a playoff run for the Chicago Bears?

The Chicago Bears have had a horrendous season, but a win on Thanksgiving Day could turn it around and be the necessary boost for a playoff push. The Bears are entering the game with a two-game winning streak, while the Lions have dropped their last two. Of course, the Bears haven’t looked great and haven’t beaten teams that are anywhere near as good as Detroit — if you combined...
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Chicago Bears Keep Slim Playoff Hopes Alive

The Chicago Bears were able to do what they were suppose to on Sunday and beat a very bad Buccaneer’s team. It wasn’t exactly impressive but a win is a win and this team will take it at this point in the season. At 5-6, the Bears’ will have a Thanksgiving Day match-up at Ford Field against the Lions. The Lions (7-4) are coming off a bad loss against New England and currently...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Which of these six NFL teams has the most to lose on Thanksgiving?

Three games will be played in the NFL on Thursday, which means six teams have a whole lot to lose in front of what I expect to be an enormous international audience. Who has the most to lose? Let’s find out by ranking them, starting with the one team who definitely has nothing to lose anymore… The Chicago Bears These Chicago Bears have nothing to lose because nobody cares. What...
Via cover32 - 49ers
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Tampa paper wants the Bears to take Josh McCown back

Yesterday’s Tampa Bay/Chicago match up had an interesting story line as head coach Lovie Smith and quarterback Josh McCown went up against their former team. After the first half, it looked like the Bucs might actually upset the Bears, but after halftime it was like a different Chicago team came out of the locker room, and Tampa Bay ultimately lost, 21-13. McCown threw two interceptions...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears knock off former coach Lovie Smith and the Bucs in a tale of two halves

Although it’s the Chicago Bears offense with a multitude of talent at the skill positions, Mel Tucker’s defense has proven to carry the load in every win this season. The Bears won their second consecutive game Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 21-13 to advance to 5-6. While the first half may have been the worst offensive half of football in franchise history considering...
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Bears overcome sluggish start to subdue Bucs

Spurred by an active defense that forced four Tampa turnovers, the Chicago Bears scored 21 third quarter points and ruined the “homecoming” of former coach Lovie Smith and QB Josh McCown with a 21-13 win at rainy Soldier Field Sunday afternoon. Matt Forte’s two touchdown runs and a short Jay Cutler to Alshon Jeffery touchdown throw were the only points the Bears [...]
Via Bears Claws
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Bears Injury Report: Alshon Jeffrey, Brandon Marshall, Jordan Mills

Chicago Bears wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall have been on the injury report this week, but both are expected to play.  Offensive tackle Jordan Mills is questionable.#459079752 / gettyimages.comThe Bears injury report lists Marshall and Jeffery as probably today, despite both missing practice on Wednesday.  Marshall was a limited participant on Thursday and Friday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Brandon Marshall's mom defends WR's fight offer tweet

Brandon Marshall’s mother was “honored” after his son came to her defense on Twitter and offered a Detroit Lions fan $25,000 to get into the ring with him. But the wide receiver’s employer felt a little bit differently about the back-and-forth on the social media website. The Bears wideout’s mom, Diane, told TMZ Sports she thought Marshall’s offer was “very sweet”...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Da Bears Da Bacle: What's wrong with Chicago?

Following Sunday's embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers on national TV, the Chicago Bears stooped to levels of ineptitude not seen in Halas Hall in over a decade. For the Bears' offense, there are no excuses. They have a dream-team of offensive personnel—a quarterback in Jay Cutler that can make all the throws and multiple weapons at his disposal; including Brandon...
Via Football By Football
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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