Willie Young LB CHI 1 month ago

Young (ribs) is active for Sunday's matchup with the Lions, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports.

Willie Young LB CHI 2 months ago

Young accrued four tackles and a sack in Sunday's 24-21 loss to the Redskins.

Willie Young LB CHI 2 months ago

Young will start Sunday against the Redskins with Pernell McPhee (knee) ruled inactive, Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago reports.

Willie Young LB CHI 2 months ago

Young recorded three tackles and 1.5 sacks in Sunday's 26-20 overtime loss to the 49ers.

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Young has generated at least one...

Willie Young LB CHI 4 months ago

Young recorded his first sack of the season in Sunday's 18-17 win over the Chiefs.

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After an outstanding 10-sack ...

Willie Young LB CHI 4 months ago

Young was left inactive in the Bears' Week 3 loss to the Seahawks.

Willie Young LB CHI 5 months ago

Young (Achilles) looks to be on the roster bubble heading into the Bears' final two preseason games, Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Willie Young LB CHI 8 months ago

Young (head) remains "week-to-week" due to his recovery from a torn Achilles, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.

Coach John Fox said Wednesday the Young is logging time with the Bears' medical staff during the offseason program. Moreover, the defensive end's rehab remains "on target," though it remains to be seen when Young will be cleared for contact. Consider him questionable for the start of training camp.

Willie Young LB CHI 1 year ago

Young tore the Achilles tendon in his left foot during Sunday's loss to the Lions, The Chicago Tribune reports.

It was already known that Young won't play in Week 17, and he now faces a challenge to be ready for training camp next season. He impressed in the first season of his three-year-contract, piling up 40 tackles (29 solo), 10 sacks, a forced fumble, two passes defensed and a blocked kick in 15 games. David Bass is the leading candidate to start at left defensive end in Week 17 against the Vikings.

Willie Young LB CHI 1 year ago

Young (Achilles) will not play in Week 17 against the Vikings, ESPN's Mike C. Wright reports.

Young sustained the injury in the third quarter of Sunday's game, and with the Bears already eliminated from the playoff race, it will effectively end his season. He'll finish the year with a total of 40 combined tackles and 10 sacks, and leave either David Bass or Cornelius Washington to pick up the reps he leaves behind.