Lance Briggs is the only LB assured of a starting job. Other two spots are open.
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
Jay Cutler (ankle) is still week-to-week, team will see where he is Thursday. Lane Briggs (shoulder) is also progressing, per Trestman.
#Bears QB Jay Cutler and LB Lance Briggs out for Sunday.
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
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
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
Bears LB Lance Briggs out 4-6 weeks with shoulder injury per league source. No surgery needed.
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
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
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
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