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Chicago Bears weak side linebacker Lance Briggs is heading to the Pro Bowl for the seventh season in a row.
At least, that's what he said.
"Want to thank the fans, my peers, and the coaches for voting me to my 7th straight pro bowl. Truly is a blessing," he said in a posting on his Facebook page.
Only problem, the NFL won't announce their selections for until later on tonight, during a special segment on NFL Network.
Briggs, it appears, spilled the beans.
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According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, the Bears have placed both quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte on season ending injured reserve. It makes sense to put Forte and Cutler on IR since the Bears will miss out on the playoffs this season and they’ll clearly not play in the final [...]
ChicagoBears.com senior writer Larry Mayer speaks with general manager Jerry Angelo about the most pressing issues involving the Bears every week during the season.
The Chicago Bears have placed quarterback Jay Cutler and running back Matt Forte on injured reserve, meaning they will miss the season finale at Minnesota this week.
Although Charles Tillman has enjoyed several productive seasons since joining the Bears in 2003 as a second-round pick, the veteran cornerback has finally been selected to his first Pro Bowl.
After losing five straight games, Chicago no longer can make the playoffs this year. Bears players lament a lost season that, just six weeks ago, looked so promising.
The Chicago Bears placed Jay Cutler and Matt Forte on injured reserve on Tuesday.
Bears coach Lovie Smith was in no mood to discuss Mike Martz's job status, snapping at an inquiry about his offensive coordinator.
Tight end Matt Spaeth is looking forward to returning home. But the Minnesota native is even more eager to try to help the Bears snap their losing streak.
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The broken thumb that helped sink the Bears’ season is healed, but Jay Cutler is still likely done for 2011. Cutler will have the pins removed from his thumb on Tuesday, but Lovie Smith didn’t sound like he was going to have his quarterback in the lineup against the Vikings. Brad Biggs of the Chicago…
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1. Take chances in the passing game
Although Kahlil Bell rushed for 121 yards last week against the Packers and the Bears racked up 199 net rushing yards, Mike Martz can’t forget about the pass this week...