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The age of urgency?

The Bears' window of opportunity to win a championship isn't closing

Updated: January 20, 2011, 9:31 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

If Bears linebacker Lance Briggs saw the question coming, and surely it could not have been a complete surprise, that does not mean he was ready for it.

Briggs was asked Wednesday whether -- considering the advancing (football) age of himself and several of his defensive teammates -- he felt a sense of urgency going into Sunday's NFC Championship Game; whether, in fact, he felt this was his last chance for the Super Bowl.

"No, no, I'm 30," Briggs quickly retorted, "not ...

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