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Sunday School: What We Learned

LB Lance Briggs (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

The Chicago Bears should be 3-0. They aren't. After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in back to back ballgames, should we now be encouraged or discouraged? Here are five things we learned about the Midway Monsters after a gut-wrenching 27-24 defeat to the resiliant Buccaneers on Sunday.

1. Briggs has overtaken Urlacher as the best linebacker in the Windy City The Bears headed into the season with one of the best linebacking corps in the entire NFL, although Brian Urlacher hasn't delivered many big plays thus far and Hunter Hillenmeyer keeps getting beaten in coverage. Lance Briggs, on the other hand, is terrorizing enemy offenses from sideline to sideline and earning every...

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