Posts Tagged ‘lance-briggs’

Chicago Bears Place Franchise Tag on RB Matt Forte

In a move that does not come as a shock, the Bears Friday evening disclosed that they have placed the franchise tag on running back Matt Forte. Placing the tag on Forte means that he will earn approximately $7.7 million this season unless the Pro Bowl running back receives a long-term deal before the July […]

Lance Briggs named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week. Briggs generated six tackles and an interception in the Bears’ 24-18 victory over the Buccaneers in London on Sunday. On the season, the Arizona alum has produced 55 tackles – 40 of which have been solo stops. When told Wednesday that […]

Monday Night Football Preview: Bears at Lions

Tossed to and fro, from pushing Atlanta aside, to being pushed aside by New Orleans and Green Bay, the Bears season so far has changed many directions.  At its highest peak, the team’s fortunes were most northern after an impressive Week 1 domination of the Falcons, to the most southern point after falling to the […]

Chicago Bears Remaining Schedule Commentary

The Chicago Bears stand at 1-2 after their first three games. This is not a record the team hoped for, or is it on par with my preseason predictions.  The Bears have squared of against some tough opponents so far and look to rebound with a win this week against the Panthers. The schedule then […]

Razor Sharp Rodgers Rips Apart, Bullies Bears 27-17

Good: Four 20+ yard pass plays by Jay Cutler and company.  Only three sacks and four quarterback hits allowed.  Henry Melton had a monster performance with one sack, three tackles for loss.  Lance Briggs looked every bit of the All-Pro linebacker he is, as the Arizona alum registered 14 tackles – ten solo, with a […]

Agent: Bears LB Briggs Targeting Trade

Briggs Baffling Bears? NFL Network’s 92nd ranked player of the Top 100 in the NFL for 2011. An impressive resume: three All-Pro selections, six consecutive Pro Bowl trips. Meet Lance Briggs.  A disgruntled linebacker. Re-visit the Greg Olsen situation, it’s the same route Briggs is going through, when you consider who’s his agent. With a […]

Bears LB Lance Briggs Says Everyone Should Have Been Ready for Lockout

The lockout is hurting everyone involved in the NFL financially, from players to free agents to front office staff. (No sign yet whether any of the owners have had to give up their private jets.) Some players, though, are going to be hurting more than others. According to Clifton Brown of the Sporting News, Bears […]

Report Says Bears Won’t Use Franchise Tag This Offseason

The Bears will not use their franchise tag on any player this offseason according to the Sun-Times. The paper reports that if the team wanted to use the tag, they would have to do it by late this month, as the CBA expires on March the 4th. The team hasn’t used the tag since 2007, […]