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D.J. Williams

Bears linebacker D.J. Williams. (Getty Images)

Report: Bears Williams Says LB Situation Wasn’t Completely Explained During Free Agency

In hindsight, D.J. Williams says he “might have looked at other situations.”

CBS Chicago–07/21/2014

Jon Bostic. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Bostic Still Prefers To Play In The Middle

Jon Bostic is getting reps at all three linebacker positions.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Martellus Bennett. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTAs Observations: Houston, Bennett Get Into Scuffle

Jon Bostic got quality reps Tuesday as the strong-side and weak-side linebacker spots.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Bears cornerback Tim Jennings. (Getty Images)

Hoge’s OTAs Observations: Jennings Works As Nickelback

The Bears flashed some new looks on defense at Tuesday’s practice.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Shea McClellin sacks Christian Ponder. (Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

McClellin: LB Is A ‘Natural Fit For Me’

Shea McClellin has actually played more linebacker in his career than defensive end.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2014

Bears general manager Phil Emery. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Holmes: It’s Fun Trying To Figure Out Phil Emery

Emery isn’t conventional, and that means his draft pick may not be either.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2014

Lamarr Houston. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Bears Offseason Notebook No. 8: Impressive Upgrade Of Pass Rushers

Members of the Bears’ new D-line had 122 disruptions last year, topping the 71 Chicago’s old core recorded.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2014

Bears defensive coordinator Mel Tucker.  (Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Unknown Of New Defensive Toys Represents Hope For Bears Fans

Bears fans should have cautious optimism, as Phil Emery had to make moves of some sort.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2014

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Free Agent Breakdown: Bears Re-Sign LB D.J. Williams

Williams signed a one-year deal and could be in line to start at middle linebacker.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2014

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Bears Nearing Deal With LB D.J. Williams

Williams played in six games before getting hurt last year.

CBS Chicago–03/10/2014

Marc Trestman.  (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Hoge: Everything You Need To Know From Bears’ NFL Combine Press Conferences

From Julius Peppers’ future to retaining Mel Tucker to free agency, here’s the latest Bears news.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Shea McClellin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Hoge: Meet Your New Linebacker — Shea McClellin

It’s a fall-back plan, but Shea McClellin has the versatility the Bears are looking for at linebacker.

CBS Chicago–02/20/2014

Julius Peppers. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Five Pressing Bears Questions At The NFL Combine

The defensive scheme, Shea McClellin and contract negotiations will be topics of note Thursday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2014

John Groce. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Simeon’s Williams Commits To Illinois

Illinois head basketball coach John Groce is certainly making waves in the recruiting process.

11/05/2013

Head coach Marc Trestman of the Chicago Bears looks on against the New York Giants. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Notes: Trestman Believes Bears Have Enough Talent On Defensive Line

When you’ve lost two defensive tackles for the season and have missed a third for two straight games, it’s fair to wonder if you still have enough available talent on your defensive line.

670 The Score–10/14/2013

Charles Tillman.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trestman Expects Tillman, Paea To Return Against Redskins

With a few extra days to rest and recuperate, Charles Tillman and Stephen Paea both should be ready to return to the lineup for the Bears’ next game against the Redskins on Sunday.

10/14/2013

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

D.J. Williams Out For Season With Ruptured Pectoral Tendon

The Bears may have lost another key defensive player for the season.

670 The Score–10/11/2013

Reggie Bush carved up the nickel defense Sunday. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 4 Rewind: Should D.J. Williams Play More?

The Bears played a ton of nickel Sunday, leaving their middle linebacker off the field.

CBS Chicago–10/01/2013

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge’s Week 2 Rewind: Linebackers Shine, While Mills Regresses

Every Monday during the season, Adam Hoge reviews the game from the previous day and highlights the best and worst performances while also providing some observations.

CBS Chicago–09/16/2013

D.J. Williams. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Starting Mike Linebacker Job Was Always Williams’

Jon Bostic never really had a chance to start against the Bengals.

670 The Score–09/11/2013

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