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Bears' LB Briggs looks ready to go against Eagles

CHICAGO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears Pro-Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs expected to be on the field Sunday despite being officially listed as questionable, Coach Marc Trestman said.
Bears QB Cutler out at least four weeks

Bears QB Cutler out at least four weeks

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Quarterback Jay Cutler has a torn groin muscle and will miss at least four weeks of playing time, the Chicago Bears said Monday.
NFL: Chicago 34, Dallas 18

NFL: Chicago 34, Dallas 18

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman each returned an interception for a touchdown Monday and the Chicago Bears manhandled Dallas 34-18.
Bears to be at Urlacher's mother's service

Bears to be at Urlacher's mother's service

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears said Coach Lovie Smith and Chairman George McCaskey will be in the team's contingent at the New Mexico funeral of Brian Urlacher's mother.
Briggs wants pay raise, not trade

Briggs wants pay raise, not trade

CHICAGO, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs still wants a pay raise, but says his contract negotiations won't be a distraction while preparing for the new season.
Kolb leads NFC's top weekly players

Kolb leads NFC's top weekly players

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Kevin Kolb is the NFC's Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in his third NFL season.
Financial info of Bears LB Briggs sought

Financial info of Bears LB Briggs sought

CHICAGO, July 16 (UPI) -- An attorney says he wants detailed information about Chicago Bears star linebacker Lance Briggs' financial activities.
NFL: Chicago 27, St. Louis 3

NFL: Chicago 27, St. Louis 3

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Kyle Orton was 18-of-29 passing for 139 yards and a TD Sunday and the Chicago Bears held St. Louis to just 207 total yards Sunday in a 27-3 rout of the Rams.
NFL: Chicago 29, Indianapolis 13

NFL: Chicago 29, Indianapolis 13

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Matt Forte ran 50 yards for a touchdown and Lance Briggs returned a fumble 21 yards for another score Sunday, helping the Chicago Bears beat Indianapolis 29-13.

49ers lose draft pick on tampering charge

NEW YORK, March 24 (UPI) -- The NFL ruled Monday the San Francisco 49ers will have to forfeit their fifth-round pick in this year's draft after the Chicago Bears filed tampering charges.

Bears retain Briggs

CHICAGO, March 2 (UPI) -- Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs of the Chicago Bears has agreed to a six-year contract running through the 2013 season.
Ellis is record 13th Cowboy in Pro Bowl

Ellis is record 13th Cowboy in Pro Bowl

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Dallas linebacker Greg Ellis has been named an injury replacement to the NFC Pro Bowl team, giving the Cowboys a record 13 players going to the Pro Bowl.

Athletes, migrants drinking Pedialyte

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. pro athletes as well as illegal immigrants are turning to drinks designed to rehydrate sick infants for a source of liquid nutrition.

Bears' Briggs gets community service

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs has been ordered to perform community service after a recent crash of his Italian sports car in Skokie, Ill.

Report: Bears LB sued for child support

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is being sued for child support by the mother of his 3-week-old daughter.
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Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs (55) forces Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Alex Smith (81) to fumble as he is hit by Briggs and safety Chris Harris, center, after a 10-yard pass reception during overtime at Soldier Field in Chicago on December 17, 2006. The Bears won 34-31 in overtime. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey).
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Lance Marell Briggs (born November 12, 1980 in Sacramento, California) is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Bears in the third round of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played college football at Arizona.

A Sacramento native, Briggs attended Elk Grove High School in Elk Grove, California. He was a two-time first-team All-Pac-10 Conference selection as a linebacker at the University of Arizona. Briggs finished his college career with 308 tackles, 10.5 sacks, 36 tackles for losses, three interceptions, 10 passes deflected, five forced fumbles and four fumble recoveries in 33 games at strong side linebacker.

Briggs was a third round draft pick (68th overall) by the Chicago Bears in the 2003 NFL Draft. In 2004, he made 126 tackles and was elected as a second alternate to the Pro Bowl. In 2005, Briggs was selected to represent the National Football Conference in the 2006 Pro Bowl. However, Briggs drew controversy when he refused to attended the Bears' summer camp, resulting in a temporary demotion.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Lance Briggs."
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