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Lance Briggs
Lance Briggs
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Lance Briggs

LB

Date of birth
Nov 12, 1980
College
Arizona
Height
6-1
Weight
244 Lbs

Bio

Lance Briggs is a defensive end for the Chicago Bears. He is a seven-time Pro Bowler and has spent his entire NFL career with the Bears.

Early Life

Briggs was born on November 12, 1980 in Los Angeles California. He developed his skills as defensive lineman at Elk Grove High School.

Arizona Wildcats

While playing at Arizona, Briggs was named a First-team All-Pac-10 linebacker three times. In his first year on the field he had over 100 tackles. In 2000, he led the entire Pac-10 Conference in tackles and led the Wildcats in the defensive category every year of his collegiate career.

Chicago Bears

Briggs was selected in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears. He started 13 games as a rookie. In his third year he earned his first Pro Bowl selection, which would be the first of seven consecutive Pro Bowl years. Briggs isn’t a sack specialist but he positions himself to make plays all over the field in crucial moments. He’s totaled over 100 tackles in two seasons of his career.

After former LB Brian Urlacher retired in 2013, Briggs is expected to become the leader of the Bears linebacker corps. After an injury discontinued his 2013, the Bears will depend on his leadership to keep the defense aligned and solid for years to come. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 63 8 71 3.0 3 10 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 13-9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 14-20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-15-2014 @ New Orleans Saints New Orleans Saints 15-31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-4-2014 @ Dallas Cowboys Dallas Cowboys 28-41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11-27-2014 @ Detroit Lions Detroit Lions 34-17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

News

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Shea McClellin Out, Darryl Sharpton In For Bears

by Jaclyn Driscoll

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No Shortage Of Storylines In Chicago Bears Mini Camp

No Shortage Of Storylines In Chicago Bears Mini Camp

by Adam Benovic

As always when I cover a longer event, I’m going to do the "quick hits" version. I figure if you want to know what the players ate for breakfast, that is entirely up to you. But here, we’ll discuss (mostly) the things that matter... Read more