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Pernell McPhee Is Quickly Becoming the New Face of the Chicago Bears Defense

Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee has played just four games for the Chicago Bears, but he is quickly becoming the new face of the team's defense. When the Bears signed McPhee to a five-year contract this offseason, he said he wanted...Show More Summary

Alec Ogletree needs ankle surgery, could be out for the year

The Rams picked up a big road win today, but lost a key member of their defense. Outside linebacker Alec Ogletree had to be carted off the field in the second half of their win over the Cardinals, and he could be lost for the season. According to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,…

5-Star Mack Wilson Tweets Top 8, Wants to Play 'Money Linebacker' at Next Level

As the nation's top-ranked outside linebacker in the 2016 class, Lyndell "Mack" Wilson is a wanted individual. The Montgomery, Alabama, standout nearly has 20 reported offers, and while some see him as a future all-conference outside...Show More Summary

Allen, Bostic Most Recent Examples Of How Scheme Can Wrinkle Roster

Yesterday while writing about the feasibility (or lack thereof) and constraints of moving on from Jay Cutler and the questions surrounding his future, the Bears did elect to officially part ways with defensive end/outside linebacker Jared Allen and inside linebacker Jon Bostic. While each trade opens up salary cap room [...]

Bears trade linebacker Jon Bostic to Patriots

The Chicago Bears kept dealing Monday night, agreeing to trade linebacker Jonathan Bostic to the New England Patriots for a sixth-round pick. ESPN first reported the trade. The deal follows the afternoon trade of outside linebacker Jared Allen to the Carolina Panthers for a sixth-rounder. General...

After Defeat, Jets Share Blame, Which Is Plentiful

A day after suffering his first defeat at the Jets’ coach, Todd Bowles was blunt about the play of quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, receiver Brandon Marshall and outside linebacker Quinton Coples.

Texans encouraged by Clowney’s progress

Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney got more playing time in Week Two, and he made the most of it. Clowney was in the starting lineup Sunday against the Panthers and knocked down two passes, and coach Bill O’Brien said that he liked what he saw from the former first overall pick. “I think the more…

Outside chance” Mychal Kendricks plays this week

The Eagles look like they’ll be down a couple of inside linebackers when they make the short trip to the Meadowlands to face the Jets this weekend. Kiko Alonso is going to miss the game with the left knee injury he suffered in last Sunday’s loss to the Cowboys and could be out for a…

Von Miller hits 50 sacks in 58th game, third-fastest ever

Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller notched the 50th sack of his NFL career on Thursday night, making him the third-fastest to 50 sacks in NFL history. The only players who have reached 50 sacks faster than Miller were Reggie White (who incredibly notched his 50th sack in his 40th game) and Derrick Thomas (whose 50th…

Bears linebacker Pernell McPhee sidelined by knee injury

Chicago Bears outside linebacker Pernell McPhee did not practice Thursday. He was listed on the injury report with a knee injury in addition to the wrist problem that limited him in Wednesday's practice.

'Nobody Sees Malice' in Aldon Smith, Raiders Will Provide True Support System

This past weekend, the Oakland Raiders picked up free-agent outside linebacker Aldon Smith, and Chris Simms was in the Bay Area at the time preparing to call the Raiders' matchup with the Cincinnati Bengals. What did Simms notice around...Show More Summary

Ware Seeking Sole Possession of 13th Place on All-Time Sacks List

Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware enters Thursday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs in a tie with Rickey Jackson for 13th place on the all-time sacks list, needing just one more sack (or even just one-half) to takeShow More Summary

Scott Solomon expected to miss multiple weeks with ankle injury

Scott Solomon got a start at outside linebacker against the Jets in Week One, but he didn’t get much more than that. Solomon headed to the locker room on a cart after a handful of plays in the first quarter as a result of an ankle injury. It looks like it will be several weeks…

Texas AD Steve Patterson Reportedly to Be Fired, Mike Perrin to Be Named Interim

The University of Texas is reportedly set to fire athletic director Steve Patterson on Tuesday amid growing criticism from both outside and inside the department. Former Longhorns linebacker Mike Perrin is slated to take over the position...Show More Summary

Kyle Emanuel: How My Rookie Preseason Got Me Ready for the NFL

Editor's note: NFL analyst Brent Sobleski translated the following text from a conversation with San Diego Chargers outside linebacker Kyle Emanuel. The Chargers selected Emanuel with the 153rd overall pick in the fifth round of this...Show More Summary

Terrell Suggs carted off with apparent foot injury against Broncos

Terrell Suggs was carted to the locker room after an apparent foot injury against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs left Sunday's game against the Denver Broncos with an injury. Suggs left...Show More Summary

Bears cut LB Sam Acho, promote Lamin Barrow to 53-man roster

On the eve of their regular-season opener, the Bears did some minor roster reshuffling, terminating the contract of outside linebacker Sam Acho and elevating fellow linebacker Lamin Barrow from the practice squad.

Raiders sign former 49ers OLB Aldon Smith, per report

Aldon Smith still may receive a suspension for the August arrest that resulted in his release from the 49ers. The Oakland Raiders added former San Francisco 49ers First-Team All-Pro outside linebacker Aldon Smith on a one-year deal on...Show More Summary

Oakland Raiders: Identifying Sio Moore's Potential Replacements as OLB

Former Oakland Raiders outside linebacker Sio Moore never found a place within defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr.’s unit. Head coach Jack Del Rio addressed the media with a blunt statement that indicates Moore quickly fell out of favor...Show More Summary

Bears have few surprises among their cuts to 53

While there was some talk that outside linebacker Willie Young might be available, the Bears got down to the 53-man roster limit with him still on board and few surprises. The Bears cut veteran linebacker Mason Foster and tight ends Dante Rosario and Bear Pascoe as they made their moves. They waived outside linebacker David Bass, quarterback Zac Dysert,…

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