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Bears GM diplomatic about kickoff vote

Updated: March 21, 2011, 9:11 PM ET
By Michael C. Wright | ESPNChicago.com

NEW ORLEANS -- Bears general manager Jerry Angelo spoke diplomatically Monday at the NFL owners meeting about the importance of player safety when commenting about proposed rule changes for kickoffs.

Still, the Bears are expected to vote against changes to the rules Tuesday morning when the clubs convene again at the Roosevelt Hotel.

Proposed rules changes need a 75 percent vote from ownership to pass.

"I don't think it's going to negate the kickoff. We're still going to have ...

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