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Monday, August 29, 2011
Ditka: Bears fools if they give Briggs raise

By ESPNChicago.com

Mike Ditka said the Chicago Bears would be foolish to give Lance Briggs a raise with three years left on his contract.

Source told ESPNChicago.com's Michael C. Wright that Briggs' agent Drew Rosenhaus recently approached the Bears about restructuring his deal in order to boost his base pay this season. The Chicago Tribune, which first reported the news, quoted Briggs saying his contract issues won't be a team distraction.

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