Lance Briggs RUMORS & NEWS

  • Source: 49ers remain interested in Lance Briggs

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers remain interested in signing seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs, a source told on Monday. Briggs, 34, is an unrestricted free agent who has spent his entire 12-year career with the Chicago Bears. Any player signed after May 12 does not count against the NFL’s..." May 11

  • Source: Lance Briggs among the linebackers 49ers are considering

    Sacramento Bee "The 49ers have had discussions about ex-Bears linebacker Lance Briggs, according to a league source. Briggs, 34, played 12 years for Chicago and was named to seven Pro Bowls. He's been injured in each of the last two seasons, playing in only 17 games over that span. Briggs is from Elk Grove..." March 23

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    Chicago Bears @ChicagoBears

    #Bears have placed LB Lance Briggs on injured reserve with a groin injury, ending his season.

  • Lance Briggs could miss 'maybe a few weeks' with injury

    Chicago Tribune "Lance Briggs’ groin injury could sideline him for “maybe a few weeks,” he said Tuesday night on his TV show on Comcast SportsNet. That means the Chicago Bears’ veteran linebacker likely will miss Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions. Briggs said he had an MRI exam Tuesday, which should..." November 26

  • Briggs: Likely in final year with Bears

    ESPN Chicago "Veteran linebacker Lance Briggs sees the end approaching to his illustrious 12-year tenure with the franchise, and appears comfortable with the situation, saying Wednesday that "I understand this is probably my last year as a Chicago Bear." A seven-year Pro Bowler with a contract set to expire..." November 06

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    Adam Jahns @adamjahns

    #Bears LB Lance Briggs returned to practice today with his ribs injury. He was limited.

  • Lance Briggs left Bears’ locker room during Marshall’s emotional outburst

    Chicago Sun-Times "Injured Bears linebacker Lance Briggs said he left the Bears’ locker room during Brandon Marshall’s postgame locker-room rant Sunday. “I just left because I could see where things were kinda going,” he said on his weekly Comcast Sports Net show, which airs Tuesday night. “And I knew that when..." October 22

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    Brad Biggs @BradBiggs

    Lance Briggs & Shea McClellin have been ruled out for #Bears and Jon Bostic is questionable.

  • Bears' Briggs skips practice to open eatery

    ESPN Chicago "Despite first clearing the move with coach Marc Trestman, Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs missed practice Monday, returning on Wednesday amid questions about that absence, as it was later learned he skipped the workout for the grand opening of his new restaurant, Double Nickel Smokehouse, in..." September 03

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Lance Briggs is the only LB assured of a starting job. Other two spots are open.

  • Bears Lance Briggs is medically cleared to play

    Windy City Gridiron "The Chicago Bears have a small injury report again this week, but this time everyone could be dressed and ready to play against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night. Here's the full injury report for both teams. Chicago Bears Pro Bowl outside linebacker Lance Brigsg has been practicing all..." December 20

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    Jeff Dickerson @ESPNChiBears

    Jay Cutler (ankle) is still week-to-week, team will see where he is Thursday. Lane Briggs (shoulder) is also progressing, per Trestman.

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    Bob LeGere @BobLeGere

    #Bears QB Jay Cutler and LB Lance Briggs out for Sunday.

  • McCown to start against Rams for injured Cutler, Briggs still out

    Chicago Tribune "Chicago Bears quarterback Josh McCown will start Sunday's road game against the St. Louis Rams because first-stringer Jay Cutler remains out with a sprained left ankle, coach Marc Trestman said Monday. McCown is 2-0 as a starter this season, defeating the Packers on Nov. 4 and the Ravens on..." November 18

  • Cutler, Briggs out, eye quick return

    ESPN Chicago "There has been an increased sense of optimism this week that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (groin) and weakside linebacker Lance Briggs (left shoulder) are on track to the return to the field sooner than originally expected, but the club officially ruled out both players for the team's..." November 03

  • Bears' Briggs speaks for first time about injury

    CSN Chicago "Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is just one of many of the team's key players who have sustained injuries recently. Briggs offered an update on "The Lance Briggs Show" regarding his current status. “The way injuries go, the doctors said I’m supposed to be out 4-6 weeks,” Briggs said. “I feel..." October 30

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Bears LB Lance Briggs out 4-6 weeks with shoulder injury per league source. No surgery needed.

  • Peppers, Briggs believe in 'the new kid'

    CSN Chicago "Veteran defensive end Julius Peppers smiled at the thought of what he might tell Jonathan Bostic as the rookie prepares to start his first game as an NFL middle linebacker. “I don’t think I’ll tell him much of anything” Peppers said. “What worked for me won’t necessarily work for somebody else..." October 18

  • Briggs, Tillman among game-time decisions for Bears

    ESPN Chicago "The Chicago Bears are looking at a number of game-time decisions when it comes to player availability for Thursday night’s matchup against the New York Giants. While sounding positive coach Marc Trestman said that tight end Martellus Bennett (knee) linebacker Lance Briggs (foot/hip) defensive..." October 10

  • Briggs takes over as Bears defensive leader

    Chicago Tribune "The Bears didn’t waste any time working with Lance Briggs to make play calls for the defense in Friday’s first practice of training camp. Linebackers coach Tim Tibesar called in the plays via radio to the speakers in Briggs’ helmet during 11-on-11 drills something the team hadn’t always done in..." July 27

  • Briggs testing his voice with new Bears and no Urlacher

    Chicago Sun-Times "As one of the Bears’ best, most durable and accomplished players, linebacker Lance Briggs always has been one of the team’s leaders. But now, with Brian Urlacher no longer his running mate, Briggs has to be the leader for the Bears, whose goal on defense is maintaining the status quo, unlike on..." May 22

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