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Eben Britton | Tackle

Team: Chicago Bears
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/14/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 308
College: Arizona
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Reserve Bears G/T Eben Britton is week to week after undergoing an appendectomy.
Britton has played 87 snaps this season. Nov 3 - 2:51 PM

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Bears re-signed G/T Eben Britton.

The Bears are dealing with injuries to C Roberto Garza (high-ankle sprain) and LG Matt Slauson (ankle). Britton will provide depth for Week 2.
Sep 9 - 2:56 PM

Bears released G/T Eben Britton.

Britton battled a hamstring injury throughout camp. A 2009 second-round pick of the Jaguars, Britton played 239 snaps as a backup guard and tackle for the Bears last season. He is not a starting caliber player, but he is a quality backup. He should find a home.
Aug 30 - 10:38 AM

Bears re-signed G/T Eben Britton to a one-year contract.

Britton returns to the Bears to serve in a backup guard and tackle role, a spot he filled for 239 snaps last season. The 26-year-old former second-round pick of the Jaguars got other known nibbles on the open market.
Apr 3 - 12:52 PM

ESPN Chicago suggests Eben Britton could unseat J'Marcus Webb as the Bears' starting right tackle.

Coach Marc Trestman said Britton is having a "very productive camp," and at the very least will be Chicago's sixth or seventh offensive lineman to open the year. It's also a reminder the Bears' front five remains a weakness. Webb has been unsteady in his transition, and Britton has been quite poor in the NFL.
Wed, Aug 7, 2013 05:01:00 PM

Bears agreed to terms with G/T Eben Britton, formerly of the Jaguars.

The 2009 second-round pick has experience at both guard and tackle, but has proven to be severely injury prone, and was benched in favor of undrafted rookie Mike Brewster at left guard last season. Britton allowed five sacks in just 273 snaps. He'll compete for a reserve role along the Bears' typically unsettled offensive line.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 05:56:00 PM

Free agent G/T Eben Britton worked out for the Seahawks.

Britton started 30 games over four years with Jacksonville, but proved to be injury prone and was benched for ineffectiveness midway through last season. He's not the answer to the Seahawks' leaky right side currently manned by John Moffitt and Breno Giacomini.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 09:15:00 AM

The Florida Times Union says impending free agent OL Eben Britton "absolutely" will not be back with the Jaguars as a starter in 2013.

Britton started five games at left guard in 2012 and was absolutely destroyed, giving up five sacks. He was benched after Week 7 in favor of undrafted rookie Mike Brewster. Britton has also been rather injury prone since being the No. 39 pick in the 2009 draft. He ended the 2010 season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury before starting just three games in 2011 due to a back injury.
Fri, Feb 1, 2013 02:49:00 PM

Jaguars LG Eben Britton has been benched in favor of Mike Brewster once again.

Britton was benched at halftime in Week 4, got the starting job back for Week 5 and then was benched again ahead of Week 8. "I felt like we weren't getting what we wanted out of that position," coach Mike Mularkey said. "We felt like we needed a change and I thought Mike did a pretty good job." Britton's rookie contract is up after this season.
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 10:00:00 AM

Jaguars OL Eben Britton and Mike Brewster will split snaps at left guard in this week's practice.

After missing Weeks 1 and 2 with an ankle injury, Britton was benched in Sunday's loss, and will apparently have to earn his starting job back. Brewster is a rookie undrafted free agent.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 02:49:00 PM

Jaguars LG Eben Britton was benched at halftime of the Week 4 loss to the Bengals.

The Jags gave up six sacks on the day and Britton looks like the scapegoat. He wasn't moving on his tender ankle well and rookie Mike Brewster finished out the game. Blaine Gabbert is on pace to get sacked 48 times this season after taking 40 sacks as a rookie.
Mon, Oct 1, 2012 10:45:00 AM

Jaguars LG Eben Britton (ankle) and RT Cameron Bradfield (ankle) are likely to play in Week 4 against the Bengals.

Both players have missed the last two weeks with ankle injuries. Jacksonville has used a rotation of warm body veterans Guy Whimper and Herb Taylor, along with rookie free agent Mike Brewster in Britton and Bradfield's absence. Bradfield will see a lot of Bengals LDE Carlos Dunlap.
Source: Jaguars.com
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 10:11:00 PM

Jaguars LG Eben Britton (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 3.

Journeyman Herb Taylor will likely see another start this week against the Colts. The good news for Jacksonville is that the Colts have a banged up defensive front, with Dwight Freeney (ankle) and Corey Redding (triceps) listed as questionable.
Sat, Sep 22, 2012 06:58:00 PM

Jaguars' LG Ebin Britton (ankle) and CB Derek Cox (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans.

Britton did not practice on Friday, while Cox was limited. "We’ll work them out Sunday and make a decision," said head coach Mike Mularkey. Mike Brewster would start for Britton, and both William Middleton and Kevin Rutland would see snaps at RCB in place of Cox.
Sat, Sep 15, 2012 09:25:00 AM

The Jaguars have moved Eben Britton from right tackle to left guard.

The position switch was necessitated by LG Will Rackley's high ankle sprain, which will shelve him all preseason. Rackley played poorly enough as a rookie, though, that Britton may keep the job this year. Cameron Bradfield is now the starting right tackle, with Eugene Monroe on Blaine Gabbert's blind side. C Brad Meester and RG Uche Nwaneri round out Jacksonville's front five.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 04:20:00 PM

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