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The Bears are sending five players to the Pro Bowl this year. 31-year old LB Lance Briggs had earned this honor as he has played outstanding ball this year. Briggs has played in 15 games for the Bears so far this year and he has 100 tackles, 10 tackles for a loss, 2 forced fumbles, 4 passes defensed and 1 interception. 33-year old fellow LB Brian Urlacher is making another trip to the Pro Bowl. He has played in 15 games for the Bears so far this year and he has 92 tackles, 5 tackles for a loss, 2 fumble recoveries, 7 passes defensed and 3 interceptions. 30-year old CB Charles Tillman has turned in a really solid season for the Bears. He has played in 15 games for the Bears so far this year and he has 93 tackles, 11 passes defensed, 2 interceptions (one returned for a TD), 1 sack, 3 forced fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries and 3 tackles for a loss. 26-year old CB Corey Graham was selected to the Pro Bowl as a special teams player. He has played in 15 games for the Bears so far thi...
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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...
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...
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The 2011 Pro Bowl rosters will be unveiled on NFL Network at 7:00 p.m. ET Tuesday. But Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has spilled the beans on the process, announcing via Facebook that he has made it onto the NFC team once again. “Want to thank the fans, my peers, and the coaches for voting me…
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The Bears gave Pro Bowl special-teams player Corey Graham a look at safety at practice. (Chicago Tribune)