Found December 30, 2011 on Inside the Bears:
PLAYERS: Lance Briggs
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
At the end of his news ­conference, linebacker Lance Briggs acted coy when asked if the team received his message given his strong play after requesting a pay raise before the season. Initially, Briggs pretended not to clearly understand the ­question, although he nearly repeated it verbatim. “Do I hope the Bears get the message going into the offseason?” Briggs asked. “I’m going to leave that as no comment.” Later, though, Briggs made it clear to the Sun-Times that he desires a pay raise. Under the six-year, $36 million extension he signed in 2008, Briggs is scheduled to make $4 …

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