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Niners Nation 8 hours ago

Lance Briggs to visit 49ers on Monday, per report

The San Francisco 49ers will bring in a veteran inside linebacker for a look. Will they sign Briggs? The San Francisco 49ers are continuing their look for depth at inside linebacker this week. Lance Briggs told ESPN he is visiting the 49ers on Monday. Matt Barrows previously reported the team had some discussions with Briggs. Shortly after that, Trent Baalke confirmed Briggs was on the team's radar, but never got into any details on a visit. Baalke had also mentioned Mason Foster, but he recently signed with the Bears. The 49ers could use some depth at linebacker, but have publicly...
San Jose Mercury News 9 hours ago

Report: Lance Briggs to visit 49ers on Monday

Lance Briggs will visit the 49ers on Monday, the 34-year-old linebacker told ESPN.com.Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowler during his 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears, told ESPN.

Report: Lance Briggs to visit 49ers on Monday

Lance Briggs will visit the 49ers on Monday, the 34-year-old linebacker told ESPN.com. Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowler during his 12 seasons with the Chicago Bears, told ESPN.com that he can “still perform at an elite level,” despite being limited… Continue Reading →

Lance Briggs to meet with 49ers on Monday

Seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs told ESPN.com he has a Monday visit scheduled with the San Francisco 49ers. Briggs just completed his 12th and final season with the Chicago Bears. The Elk Grove, California, native grew up 1 ½ hours from Candlestick Park and was a 49ers fan. The 49ers are in desperate need of help at linebacker following the retirements of Patrick Willis and Chris Borland. The team only has three experienced inside linebackers on the roster.
Niners Nation Mar 24, 2015

Mason Foster agrees to terms with Chicago Bears, removing him from 49ers pool

The San Francisco 49ers lost out on one free agent option at inside linebacker. Mason Foster is headed to Chicago. It looks like we can remove one free agent from the San Francisco 49ers pool of potential inside linebacker competition. Linebacker Mason Foster has agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears, according to his agent. Earlier Tuesday, Trent Baalke said the team was interested in Foster, and other linebackers. Lance Briggs, Brandon Spikes and Erin Henderson are the three most high profile linebackers on the 49ers radar at this point. The 49ers head into the offseason workout program...

Report: 49ers interested in Lance Briggs

The Chicago Bears aren’t interested in bringing back linebacker Lance Briggs in 2015, but according to the Sacramento Bee, the San Francisco 49ers could be in the mix for his services. A source confirmed the Bears informed Briggs he won’t be offered a contract to return to Chicago in 2015. Comcast SportsNet in Chicago first reported the news. As for San Francisco’s interest in Briggs, the Sacramento Bee, citing a league source, reported the 49ers have held discussions about the possibility of adding the veteran linebacker.
Niners Nation Mar 23, 2015

NFL free agency rumors: 49ers have spoken with Lance Briggs

The San Francisco 49ers have another free agent linebacker on their radar. It is a big day for San Francisco 49ers inside linebacker news and speculation. plans might have a second target on the free agent market. Matt Barrows is reporting the team has had some discussions with Lance Briggs. This follows earlier news that the team is bringing Erin Henderson to town for a visit, and does not plan on moving Ahmad Brooks inside at this time. Briggs is from Elk Grove, California, and according to Barrows, he is interested in potentially playing for what would be his home town team. Briggs...
Windy City Gridiron Mar 5, 2015

Lance Briggs will not return to the Chicago Bears

An end of an era for the Chicago Bears... This is the second Chicago Bears news item today that shouldn't be a shock to any fans. Sources confirm Lance Briggs will not be returning to the #Bears next season. #NFL— Jen Lada (@JenLada) March 5, 2015 Lance Briggs made 7 straight Pro Bowls from 2005 to 2011 after being a 3rd round pick in the 2003 NFL Draft. During his first 10 seasons with the Bears, he only missed 4 games, but the last two years, injuries kept him out of 15 games. You factor in his health, his age (35) and the move to a 3-4 defense, and Briggs is left without a place in...

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