A timely wake-up call

October, 17, 2011
10/17/11
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CHICAGO -- NyQuil pitchman/Bears coach Lovie Smith said the dramatic benching of safeties Chris “Hitman” Harris and Brandon “Illegal Hitman” Meriweather wasn’t meant as a pan-banging alarm clock to his slumbering defense.

Smith, of course, won’t admit to some injury list gamesmanship with Julius Peppers going from doubtful with a sprained MCL to very, very active Sunday night.

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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