Despite my hopes that Chicago and Briggs would part ways this offseason, LB Lance Briggs signed his one year contract offer and reported to training camp. He was angry that the team made him their franchise player and vowed to sit out the season. Unfortunately for the Packers he is back.
Apparently Chicago was willing to go on without him. However Mike Tanier said this about Briggs in the 2007 Pro Football Prospectus: