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Bears going the distance on adversity

Contract squabbles, a QB cursing out a coach, and now, a trip to London? A win cures all

Updated: October 21, 2011, 8:50 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- As he prepared to leave rainy, cold Chicago for, well, London, an excited Lance Briggs said he wanted to make a travel video.

"National Football League's European Vacation," perhaps? Couldn't you just picture Brian Urlacher in his monotone delivery, "Big Ben, Parliament."

Fat chance there. Urlacher, ever the cultural anthropologist, said he doesn't plan on leaving his hotel room.

Much like a trip to Detroit, the Bears' overseas trip will be enjoyed by some, ...

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