Bears Establish 53-Man Roster

Who exactly is going to make up your 2008 Chicago Bears? The 53-man roster was announced during the afternoon hours Saturday, and there are some fairly well-known names on the list. GM Jerry Angelo had to hand pink slips to six former draft choices, including a pair taken on Day 1 just two Aprils ago.
August 30, 2008

Bears Surprisingly Bring Back Briggs

After all the animosity that both organization and player endured, not many expected the Chicago Bears to bring back Lance Briggs. But with the need for linebacker help dwindling and cap space around the league disappearing, Briggs re-signed Saturday with the Midway Monsters for six years.
March 2, 2008

Position Preview: Linebackers

Brian Urlacher is a special player. Lance Briggs made another Pro Bowl. Hunter Hillenmeyer had his best season yet. The Chicago Bears have a great corps of linebackers, but that group could now see some turnover. Bear Report takes a look back at 2007 and previews 2008 for the LBs.
February 14, 2008

Mobile Wrap-Up: DE Cliff Avril

The Chicago Bears showed interest in a lot of players during preparations for this past Saturday's Senior Bowl, and Purdue defensive end Cliff Avril was one of them. Scout.com draft expert Chris Steuber drops by Bear Report and gives a quick scouting report on Avril.
January 31, 2008

Beyond Round 1: LB Ali Highsmith

Every day this week, we will look past Round 1 of the upcoming NFL Draft and focus on some other prospects. The Chicago Bears are most likely going to lose Pro Bowler Lance Briggs via free agency, but could speedy Ali Highsmith of national champion LSU be a good fit on the weak side?
January 17, 2008

Free Agent File: LB Lance Briggs

Lance Briggs finally gets to be a free agent after his one-year stint as the team's franchise player, but the Chicago Bears may no longer be able to afford him. Should Jerry Angelo just move on to other priorities? Scout.com's Senior NFL Reporter, Adam Caplan, drops by and shares his thoughts.
January 8, 2008

Okwo Placed on Injured Reserve

Head coach Lovie Smith is already down from eight linebackers to seven, as rookie Michael Okwo, a fourth-rounder out of Stanford, injured his shoulder in last Thursday's preseason finale against the Browns and will miss all of 2007.
September 4, 2007

Camp Chat: LB Michael Okwo

Although his chance to compete for playing time at linebacker probably disappeared when Lance Briggs decided to end his holdout, rookie linebacker Michael Okwo is one of GM Jerry Angelo's favorites. Okwo spent some time with BearReport.com after Saturday's morning session and talked about the Stanford experience, adjusting to the 4-3 defense, and what he's learned in training camp already.
July 28, 2007