It all looked so promising for the Bears at the start of their Thanksgiving battle with the Detroit Lions.
When the Bears placed perennial Pro Bowler Lance Briggs on injured reserve, the obvious reality was that a torch at linebacker was in fact being passed.
The Bears were without Lance Briggs and will be for a few weeks, putting a franchise-level spotlight on Jonathan Bostic, who has been projected as Briggs’ successor since he wa
Jordan Mills, out since the Green Bay game with a rib strain, is expected to be back at right tackle for the Detroit Lions game on Thursday.
Having played with Josh McCown a year ago during his rookie season, Bears linebacker Jon Bostic said he knew better than most how versatile and underrated McCown's athleticism was.