Bears Blitz: Tuesday

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In the Chicago Sun-Times, Brad Biggs reports that the Bears and holdout Lance Briggs were unable to agree on a long-term contract before Monday's deadline. "The Bears turned their attention elsewhere when negotiations on a deal with agent Drew Rosenhaus were called off before the 2006 draft. Briggs was told then that the club would seriously consider placing the tag on him. No serious talks were held since, and three things could happen as training camp approaches in nine days for the weak-side linebacker." Read the rest of Biggs Right Here ...

At SI.com, Peter King unveils his preseason power rankings heading into 2007. "The way a QB plays matters, and Grossman has to be 25 percent better for this team to win a Super Bowl. Moreover, Brian Urlacher won't be Urlacher without Briggs, who makes the Chicago defense so versatile because he's an athlete and hitter on par with Urlacher." See where King has the Bears ranked Right Here ...

At Chicago Bears.com, Larry Mayer interviews DL coach Brick Haley about the prospects for Tommie Harris & Company this season "He's a difference-maker. He does a lot of good things. He's very active, he's strong, he's quick and he's fast. He's all the things you look for when you look for a defensive tackle." Read the rest of Mayer's interview with Haley Right Here ...

Here at BearReport.com, the experts at Scout.com take a closer look at the Bears on offense heading into training camp. "The Bears believe in Grossman and will give him every opportunity to become more consistent and avoid the meltdown games, but he needs to take the next step. If he throws 20 interceptions again, nine-year veteran Griese will get to be more than an insurance policy." Read the rest of the depth chart analysis Right Here ...

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