The Bears Beat (07.19.12): Urlacher, Briggs will once again anchor the defense

Published July 19, 2012 in News and Rumors

In the latest position review from ChicagoTribune.com, Brad Biggs discusses the need for linebackers Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs to remain healthy and productive to ensure a successful season for the defense. Also, Jay Cutler is given a second chance to sing after failing miserably at a recent Cubs game. And ESPNChicago’s Jeff Dickerson and Tom Waddle play a round of fact or fiction on the Bears’ season.

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Video: Bears fact or fiction
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ESPNChicago’s Jeff Dickerson and Tom Waddle play a round of fact or fiction on the Bears’ season.

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Robert Quinn picked up a DWI earlier this month (National Football Post)
Thu Jul 19 14:06:08 2012
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Brian Urlacher: ‘110 percent’ for Chicago Bears camp
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Urlacher: 110 percent ready for camp
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Unfinished business motivates Urlacher
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