Lance Briggs cleared to return

Updated: December 20, 2013, 3:28 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPN.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs cleared one hurdle Friday by receiving medical clearance to play Sunday at Philadelphia.

Whether he plays against the Eagles remains unclear, as coach Marc Trestman says Briggs will be listed as questionable.

"I'm very optimistic," Trestman said. "He practiced for three days. He's been cleared by the doctors. We'll list him as questionable up until game time. He'll work out before the game, and we'll see where he's at. But ...

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