• by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Bears send LB Jon Bostic to Patriots on Monday

    Bears linebacker Jon Bostic (ankle) was dealt to the Patriots on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Bostic missed the first three games of the season due to a high-ankle sprain, but with the Bears going winless in those outings, the organization decided to jettison both Bostic and Jared Allen (to Carolina). In New England, expect Bostic to serve in a reserve role to starting middle linebacker Jerod Mayo.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Bears LB Jon Bostic (ankle) out Sunday against Cardinals

    An ankle injury has cost Bears linebacker Jon Bostic participation in the game Sunday against Arizona, per Adam Jahns of the Chicago Sun-Times. Bostic sustained the injury toward the end of August and hasn't been able to recover enough to get on the field - he's now slated to miss back-to-back games. With Christian Jones locking down the inside linebacker position, Bostic will have a tough time gaining IDP relevance when he returns healthy.

  • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

    Bears expect LB Jon Bostic to be ready for training camp

    Bears coach John Fox said Thursday he expects linebacker Jon Bostic to be ready for training camp, reports the Chicago Tribune. Bostic is dealing with a back injury, which has prevented him from practicing with the team.

  • by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

    Bears list inactives for Week 8

    The Bears have listed LB Lance Briggs, LB Jon Bostic, OL Jordan Mills, S Danny McCray, CB Terrance Mitchell, DB Ahmad Dixon and OL Charles Leno, Jr. as inactive Week 8 against the Patriots. The Bears will be without a couple notable defensive players. Both Briggs and Bostic will need more time to recover, leaving the team thin at linebacker. Jordan Mills will also miss the contest, hurting the offensive line.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Bears LBs Jon Bostic, Lance Briggs doubtful for Sunday

    Bears linebackers Jon Bostic (back) and Lance Briggs (ribs) have been deemed doubtful for the Sunday game at New England. Both have been sidelined the last two games.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Bears reveal inactives for Miami game

    The following players were ruled active for the Bears at home against Miami in Week 7: Lance Briggs, Jon Bostic, Chris Conte, Terrance Mitchell, Ahmad Dixon, Charles Leno and Trevor Scott.

  • by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

    Bears relatively healthy heading into Week 7 against Miami

    The Bears have ruled linebacker Lance Briggs (ribs) and defensive back Chris Conte (shoulder) out for Week 7 at home against Miami. Linebacker Jon Bostic, who is nursing a back injury, was the only player listed as questionable on the injury report for Chicago. The following players have been ruled probable for Sunday: Tackle Jermon Bushrod (knee, ankle), safety Ahmad Dixon (hamstring), running back Matt Forte (not injury related), linebacker Shea McClellin (hand), cornerback Sherrick McManis (quadricep, knee), tackle Jordan Mills (foot), defensive tackle Stephen Paea (not injury related) and linebacker D.J. Williams (neck).

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Bears LB Jon Bostic returns to practice Wednesday

    Bears linebacker Jon Bostic (back) returned to practice Wednesday. He and the rest of the team's regular starting linebackers were inactive in Week 6.

  • by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

    Bears announce Week 6 inactives vs. Falcons

    The Bears have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday's Week 6 matchup with the Falcons: offensive tackle Jermon Bushrod, cornerback Sherrick McManis, safety Ahmad Dixon (hamstring) and linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs), D.J. Williams (neck), Shea McClellin (hand) and Jon Bostic (back). Williams had been listed as probable and Bostic as questionable on the team's final injury report, but they join Briggs and McClellin on the inactive list to leave the Bears without the team's top four linebackers. Cornerback Sherrick McManis (quad) is active after being listed as questionable, while safety Chris Conte (concussion), center Roberto Garza (ankle) and defensive tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) are also active after being listed as probable.

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Quintet of Bears ruled out for Sunday battle against Falcons

    The Friday injury report issued by the Bears for their Week 6 game at Atlanta is headlined by the thumbs-down given to linebackers Lance Briggs (ribs) and Shea McClellin (hand). But they are not the only Chicago players ruled out. Also red-lighted are offensive linemen Jermon Bushrod (knee/ankle) and Taylor Boggs (hamstring) and safety Ahmad Dixon (hamstring). The questionables are linebacker Jonathan Bostic (back) and cornerback Sherrick McManis (quad). Safety Chris Conte (concussion), offensive lineman Roberto Garza (ankle), nose tackle Jeremiah Ratliff (concussion) and linebacker D.J. Williams (neck) are all probable.