Coaches typically adhere to dictums that the best five offensive linemen will start, the best four defensive linemen will start and so on, often with only marginal allowances for assigned position
Preseason games are the next step in sorting out who among Jonathan Bostic, Shea McClellin and D.J. Williams would be paired with Lance Briggs.
The depth Phil Emery's built on this Bears roster has created job competition in starting and backup roles. So that makes these usually boring preseason games more interesting to watch once the s
The Bears haven’t shuffled linebackers to the degree they have safeties this offseason and training camp, but it is a position group with multiple moving parts.
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – The situation didn’t appear serious at the time and may not be — seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs finishing a play and coming off walking gingerly on his left leg.