So much of the NFL is about matchups, both individual and schmematic, as in where you can create a personnel advantage for yourself.
As Lance Briggs ran into the locker room with teammates after Sunday’s 28-20 win over the San Francisco 49ers, he bellowed two words (well, one, actually): “DE-fense.”
San Francisco 49ers running back Frank Gore was a teammate of Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams at Miami.
Sometimes history is remarkably circular; if you wait long enough, you’ll see the same thing come around again.