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Don't Count on Brien from Downtown

Don't Count on Brien from Downtown

The Bears acted quickly to make it known that Doug Brien is their placekicker. However, will the decision come back to hurt the team in multiple ways.

Brien had just three kickoffs last year, as the Jets opted to use punter Toby Gowin in the role. Over the course of his career, Brien has 41 touchbacks, but just three on his last 120 attempts. Although Paul Edinger has never been one to boom kickoffs, his touchback percentage is slightly better than Brien's over the past five years. The quick hook on Edinger is understandable because the Bears...

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