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Lake Forest - The Bears are going to do everything within their salary cap power to sign Pro Bowl LB Lance Briggs to a long-term deal. If he does hit the free agent market after next season, there could already be a possible replacement on the roster.

Leon Joe came to the Bears as a fourth round pick out of the University of Maryland in 2004. Known for his speed and athleticism, he seemed like a perfect fit for the type of defense Lovie Smith wanted to implement in Chicago. However, Joe struggled with learning the system and found himself on the street after just one regular season game. "Yeah I was a little bitter, I really didn't...

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