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  • 10:23 AM ET  09.11
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I'm typing this from a Starbucks on State and Adams in the loop, letting my cell and my laptop recharge as I force a coffee into my system.  I'm headed to the north side for Bears Brunch at Morseland, but it's great to see so many people out early, wearing jerseys and bears gear.  I love the comeraderie of opening day.  Perfect strangers say "Go Bears!" as they pass on the sidewalk, the weather's beautiful, and I'm about to get drunk as a skunk after inhaling some eggs benedict.  However, all the exhuberism in the world doesn't answer any of the questions surrounding this…
  • 07:52 AM ET  09.03
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Three years ago, I wrote about how I awakened to rumors of an
Urlacher trade.  I wasn't happy with how Angelo and the McCaskey's were
treating their players and chastised the administration for bumbled
drafts and mottos that didn't match the product on the field.  However,
the Briggs situation is much different.There's two schools of
thought on this matter.  One side believes that Briggs signed his name
to a lucrative new contract 3 years ago and should honor it.  The other side
believes that being named to 6 consectutive Pro Bowls constitutes a
situation where he…
  • 06:39 AM ET  09.03
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Three years ago, I wrote about how I awakened to rumors of an Urlacher trade.  I wasn't happy with how Angelo and the McCaskey's were treating their players and chastised the administration for bumbled drafts and mottos that didn't match the product on the field.  However, the Briggs situation is much different.There's two schools of thought on this matter.  One side believes that Briggs signed his name to a new contract 3 years ago and should honor it.  The other side believes that being named to 6 consectutive Pro Bowls constitutes a situation where he "outplayed his…

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