Not very long ago, Chicago Bears defensive tackle Tommie Harris was believed by many to be the best…
What We Learned: Bears vs. Bengals
1. There's a good chance Harris will be wearing a new uniform in 2010 It would be one thing if Tommie Harris simply needed a week of rest considering all he's been through health-wise since shredding his left knee and hamstring near the end of 2006, especially since he hadn't been particularly productive when on the field lately anyway. But to hear coach Lovie Smith tell the Chicago media Monday that he thought he "had better options" available against the Bengals was disturbing, which can only lead one to believe the three-time Pro Bowler is officially in the dog house. Not only are the days of Harris being a dominant force in the trenches clearly in the rearview mirror, but it's possible his time with the Bears may be coming to a frustrating and premature conclusion. Because so much of Harris' $40 million extension was tied to yearly roster bonuses instead of an up-front signing bonus, the Midway Monsters would only be on the hook for a palatable $2.665 million salary-cap hit if...
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