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Inside Slant: August 6

Benson has been rested a lot the last two days

After 10 straight days of training camp workouts including Sunday's Family Night practice at Soldier Field, the Bears will get a much-needed rest on Monday. Several interesting stories have developed already, including a battle between QBs Brian Griese and Kyle for backup duty and a disappointing start for rookie DE Dan Bazuin. Get the Inside Slant from the NFL experts at

STRATEGY AND PERSONNEL WLB Lance Briggs, who boycotted off-season activities in protest of being franchised, was back with the first team on the second day of camp ... RB Cedric Benson was rested during Saturday's practice after taking nearly all of the first-team reps during the first week of camp ... WLB Jamar Williams, displaced from the starting lineup by the return of Briggs, returned an... Recommended Stories