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Northwest Herald Oct 17, 2014

Briggs, Conte ruled out against Miami

LAKE FOREST – Bears linebacker Lance Briggs and safety Chris Conte did not practice Friday and were ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 17, 2014

Lance Briggs still sidelined with injured ribs

The banged-up Bears are getting healthier, with players from all phases set to return Sunday against the Dolphins. But linebacker Lance Briggs won’t be one of them. Briggs was ruled out for a second consecutive week with sore ribs. Pressed about Briggs’ injury, coach Marc Trestman stressed that it remains isolated to his ribs, saying it’s not the result of bone fractures or cartilage damage. “I can’t be specific because there’s no reason to be here,”...
Windy City Gridiron Oct 14, 2014

The Bears Den: October 14, 2014 - Chicago Bears week 7 news & Bears-Falcons notes

Bears execute winning formula, now must repeat it - Rich Campbell: Offensive efficiency plus D-line disruption equals victory. That's how their roster is built. That's how they allocated their salary-cap space. That's their map to the postseason. Too soon for Bears to give up on Briggs - David Haugh: The fill-in LBs did once what Lance Briggs has done consistently for 12 seasons. At this stage of his career, he brings more value than what shows up on videotape or the stat sheet. 10 thoughts on the Bears - Mark Potash: Could this be a turning point for Mel Tucker after he masterminded a...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 12, 2014

Bears’ patchwork ‘D’ comes up big

ATLANTA — It didn’t look easy, but cornerback Charles Tillman, with his bulky, signature-filled cast on his right arm, loudly and proudly managed to turn attention to the corner of the Bears’ locker room where the linebackers sat. “Here’s your unsung hero,” ­Tillman declared. That would be middle linebacker Darryl Sharpton. The veteran can call his bruised forehead the mark of victory after he handled the defensive calls in place of Lance Briggs and...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 10, 2014

With all the problems on ‘D’, Bears’ ‘O’ must rack up points

Beating the Atlanta Falcons got a bit more complicated after linebacker Lance Briggs was ruled out with a rib injury. “He’s one of the leaders,” rookie linebacker Christian Jones said. But there are still reasons to believe the Bears can pull even at 3-3: 1. OK, what’s up with Briggs? The Bears have been resolute in their say-nothing stance on injuries. Coach Marc Trestman was asked directly if Briggs had broken ribs; he said they were sore. Briggs watched...
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 10, 2014

Lance Briggs out with rib injury; Christian Jones figures to fill in

The Bears’ challenge against the league’s third-highest scoring offense grew even more daunting Friday, when linebacker Lance Briggs was ruled out for the game Sunday against the Falcons with a rib injury. Briggs didn’t practice all week. Coach Marc Trestman said he didn’t know how Briggs suffered the injury last Sunday against the Panthers or whether his ribs were broken. Rookie free agent Christian Jones said he has been playing more of Briggs’ weak-side...
Windy City Gridiron Oct 10, 2014
Chicago Bears Injury Report: Lance Briggs, Jermon Bushrod, Shea McClellin all ruled out

Chicago Bears Injury Report: Lance Briggs, Jermon Bushrod, Shea McClellin all ruled out

The Chicago Bears can't seem to catch a break on the injury front. The latest starter to be sidelined is linebacker Lance Briggs. Here's the complete rundown on all the injuries for this Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. The Chicago Bears have three starters already ruled out for this Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Lance Briggs (ribs), Jermon Bushrod (knee/ankle) and Shea McClellin (hand). Also ruled out for the Bears are special teamer/safety Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) and center Taylor Boggs (hamstring). The Bears are listing linebacker Jon Bostic (back) and corner...

Briggs out for Sunday as Bears head to Atlanta

In their bid to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday, the Chicago Bears will now be without weakside linebacker Lance Briggs when they face the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Briggs, battling an injury to his ribs that he suffered in last week’s loss in Carolina, sat out his third...
Chicago Tribune Oct 10, 2014

Briggs out for Sunday as Bears head to Atlanta

In their bid to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday, the Chicago Bears will now be without weakside linebacker Lance Briggs when they face the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. Briggs, battling an injury to his ribs that he suffered in last week’s loss in Carolina, sat out his third...

Matt Forte practices, Lance Briggs and Jon Bostic sit out

LAKE FOREST, Ill. – Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (coaches' decision) returned to practice Thursday, but injuries continue to sideline starting linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Jon Bostic (back) in advance of Sunday’s road game against the Atlanta Falcons. Neither Briggs nor Bostic have been ruled out yet for Week 6, according to Bears head coach Marc Trestman. Linebacker Shea McClellin (hand), safety Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), center Taylor Boggs (hamstring) and left tackle Jermon Bushrod (knee/ankle) were also held out of Thursday’s session, while safety Chris Conte...

Stock Watch: Chicago Bears' DL future bright with Ego Ferguson

RISING 1. Ego Ferguson, DT: Ferguson had a limited body of work in college at LSU, which led some to wonder if the Bears reached when they selected him in the second round of the 2014 NFL draft. Through five games, Ferguson has rewarded the Bears' faith in him, supplying the defense with solid play along the interior of the defensive line. Ferguson had a memorable series in the second quarter in Week 5 when he deflected two Cam Newton passes at the line of scrimmage, the second tipped ball ending up in the hands of linebacker Lance Briggs for an interception.

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