Time to face the truth

Lance Briggs may not want to hear it, but he's become the best of the Bears

Updated: October 6, 2012, 8:29 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPNChicago.com

There comes a time in every NFL franchise's life when the face of that franchise changes.

It happened to Pittsburgh when Ben Roethlisberger was replaced by Troy Polamalu as the face of the Steelers. It's happening in Detroit before it even really began, with Calvin Johnson becoming the identity of the team instead of Ndamukong Suh. It almost happened in Denver last season with Tim Tebow. And it was about to happen in Baltimore to Ray Lewis with Ed Reed and Terrell Suggs. But Lewis seemed ...

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