It all looked so promising for the Bears at the start of their Thanksgiving battle with the Detroit Lions.
When the Bears placed perennial Pro Bowler Lance Briggs on injured reserve, the obvious reality was that a torch at linebacker was in fact being passed.
The impact of Lance Briggs being placed on injured reserve late Friday from the groin injury suffered in the win over Tampa Bay probably is considerably less than it might have
Earlier this month, Lance Briggs said what he's probably felt for quite some time, and which many observers assumed: That his Bears career would come to an end this year after 10 marvelous seasons
Lance Briggs spoke on his own show on CSN Tuesday night and admitted that the groin injury he suffered against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may keep him out "a few weeks."