24-Year-Old Linebacker – Chicago Bears
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
The Bears invested a second-round pick in Bostic in 2013 due to the speed and bone-jarring hitting he delivered during his college career at Florida, but he’s been slower to develop than the organizat...
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 7
Jon Bostic Contract Information:
Signed a four-year, $3.94 million contract with the Bears in May of 2013.
Bostic will be eased along slowly in training camp after missing most of the Bears' offseason conditioning work with a back ailment, the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Jon Bostic: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
As a rookie, Bostic stepped in as the starting middle linebacker after the team's first six games, following a season-ending injury to D.J. Williams. He filled in competently for the most part, logging 58 total tackles, two sacks and an interception on the campaign. With Williams back healthy in training camp, Bostic will be given the chance to compete for a starting job in the middle, but he'll have a more realistic job at winning a job on the other outside spot opposite Lance Briggs. Fellow second-year linebacker Khaseem Greene and converted defensive lineman Shea McClellin would represent his most challenging competition on the strong side.
A second-round pick out of Florida in this year's draft, Bostic will be forced to settle for a reserve role with veteran imports D.J. Williams and James Anderson slated to start alongside Lance Briggs. He could potentially emerge later in the season as a starter if he shows a quick development curve.