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Bears re-sign Briggs to 6-year, $36M deal

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  1. pats1

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    http://www.suntimes.com/sports/football/bears/821409,briggs030208.article

     
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    Re: Bears re-sign Briggs to 6-year deal

    sob sob s o b
     
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    Sounds like he sold himself short about $1-2M per year
     
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    he only wanted 6mil a year?

    what was the holdup?
     
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    #24 Jersey

    He sucked.
     
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    Oh please do tell!
     
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    that's funny... after all the crap last year and this year and now he signs for 6 years, 6 mil a year.

    I'm glad i don't have to hear about him whining about money on chicago radio anymore.
     
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    I guess that Lamborghini was quite expensive.
     
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    Can you believe it? Only 6 years 36 million?

    This might be the first semi-reasonable contract signed so far in free agency.

    The money being thrown out there by other teams for average players is completely ridiculous.
     
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    Will he crash another car again????
     
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    Good for the Bears. Briggs fit far better in the Bears' system anyway. Briggs is a Tampa 2 WLB. I know people wanted him here, but his style of play really didn't fit our style.
     
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    He can NOW afford to!
     
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    I had the exact same reaction... gimme a break!
     
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    briggs is an excellent LB in the bears system, he could have demanded more money i would think...

    but yup, first reasonable contract so far (donte's was reasonable as well)
     
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    Wow, the fact they worked it out and for THAT price? Lucky.
     
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    Re: Bears re-sign Briggs to 6-year deal

    he wasnt coming here , so I was not upset at that..
     
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