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Bears Defense Searching for Cure

LB Lance Briggs (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Chicago's defense, which has faced many of the league's best offenses so far this year, will need to wake up out of its season-long funk if the Bears have a shot at winning on Monday Night Football.

How important is it for the Bears to beat Detroit on Monday night? Just ask Lance Briggs. "This is a huge division game for us," Briggs said. "To the team, it's the difference between being in the midst [of the playoff hunt], or being set back." For this NFC North matchup, the Bears will be performing under the national spotlight, playing their first of two Monday Night Football games this... Recommended Stories