Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Bears' picks: Round 2/50 - Jonathan Bostic, LB, 6-1, 245, Florida...Bears believe he has the versatility to play all three linebacker positions. Started Gators career on the weak side but made all 32 of his starts at middle linebacker. Above-average agility and speed. Ran 4.61 40-yard dash and 4.24 20-yard shuttle. Plays with more finesse than brute strength and is more flashy than consistent. Father, Jon Bostic, was a defensive back for the Lions from 1985-87. - The Sports Xchange
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08/25/17 - ILB Jon Bostic has had a good training camp and preseason. He is expected to be in the starting lineup when the regular season begins against the Rams. The former Chicago and Detroit linebacker says that his familiarity with the Colts' 3-4 defensive scheme has helped his progress with the Colts. "I've played technically in this defense before," Bostic explained. "So, it's kind of been good for me. Same scheme and obviously it's the same coaching tree. So that's definitely helped me a lot."
11/25/16 - LB Jon Bostic is still experiencing pain in his surgically repaired foot nearly four months after he suffered his injury in a joint practice with the Pittsburgh Steelers, according to the Detroit Free Press. The Lions have not yet activated a player to return from injured reserve and were hoping to get clarity on their decision after Bostic and RB Ameer Abdullah went for check-ups last week.
09/07/16 - LB Jon Bostic went on injured reserve to make room for TE Khari Lee. Bostic broke his foot in a joint practice with the Pittsburgh Steelers in early August and is on crutches and in a walking boot. He could return later this season.
08/17/16 - LB Jon Bostic underwent surgery on his broken foot this week and is expected to go on injured reserve when rosters are trimmed to 75 later this month. ESPN reported that Bostic will be out 6-12 weeks, though head coach Jim Caldwell said he wasn't sure if Bostic would contribute against this year. "We'll see how long it takes him to heal," Caldwell said. "He told me he's a quick healer, so we'll see."
07/30/16 - LB Jon Bostic is taking first-team reps at the weak-side linebacker spot with DeAndre Levy sidelined. The Lions acquired Bostic in an offseason trade with the New England Patriots this spring.
05/09/16 - LB Jon Bostic was acquired by the Deyroit Lions n a trade with the New England Patriots in exchange for an undisclosed, conditional draft pick, the Lions announced Monday.
ESPN reported the pick is a 2017 conditional seventh-round selection.
10/19/15 - LB Jonathan Bostic made his season and New England debut with reserve and special teams action. Bostic joined the Patriots in a trade from the Bears two weeks ago.
10/12/15 - LB Jon Bostic was inactive against the Cowboys. Acquired in a trade from Chicago on the last day of September, the veteran has yet to play in a game.
09/23/15 - LB Jonathan Bostic missed Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury.
09/22/15 - LB Jonathan Bostic missed Sunday's game with an ankle injury.