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The Jon Bostic era starts now

Jon Bostic (David Banks/USA TODAY)

With veteran D.J. Williams on injured reserve, second-round rookie Jon Bostic will begin building his legacy in Chicago as the next in a long line of historic middle linebackers.

No NFL organization is as revered for its long line of prolific middle linebackers as the Chicago Bears. From Bill George to Dick Butkus to Mike Singletary to Brian Urlacher, Chicago has almost always had a Hall of Fame linebacker patrolling the heart of the defense. In this year's draft, GM Phil Emery hand-picked the player he believes can continue that legacy of dominance at the middle... Recommended Stories

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