In Part 9 of our 12-part series, we break down the play of Chicago's cornerbacks last season, a…
Bears 2013 Positional Review: LB
When the Chicago Bears parted ways with stalwart linebacker Brian Urlacher, an era ended. Seven-time Pro Bowler Lance Briggs was still on board but it was clear things would never be the same again. To ward off a significant drop off in production, GM Phil Emery invested heavily at linebacker this past offseason, signing veterans D.J. Williams and James Anderson, and drafting Jon Bostic and Khaseem Greene in the second and fourth rounds respectively. Things got off to an ominous start, with Williams injuring his calf the first week of training camp, which forced him to miss the entire preseason. The injury gave Bostic the opportunity to play middle linebacker with the starters and he flashed serious potential in the preseason. Williams returned in time for the regular season but tore his pectoral in Week 6, which landed him on IR. A week later, Briggs went down with a shoulder injury that put him on the shelf for seven games. The injuries forced both Bostic and Greene into starting...
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