The Bears Beat (04.11.12): Bears extend Briggs through 2014

April 11th, 2012 - 5:16 pm

The Bears agreed to a 1-year contract extension with linebacker Lance Briggs, who said afterward his dream is to retire as a Bear. Also, the Bears are looking for veteran offensive line help, and analyst Jon Gruden says the addition of wide receiver Brandon Marshall will mean big things for Jay Cutler and the Bears offense.

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Wed Apr 11 13:16:03 2012
The Chicago Bears have agreed to a one-year contract extension with Lance Briggs, keeping the Pro Bowl linebacker through the …

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Lance Briggs Agrees to 1-year Contract Extension with Chicago Bears
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Chicago Bears sign Lance Briggs to One-Year Extension
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Bears extend Lance Briggs through 2014
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Bears extend LB Lance Briggs’ deal through 2014 season
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