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Readers Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag
Readers Q&A: Brad Biggs' Bears mailbag

Chicago Bears columnist Brad Biggs tackles readers' questions: Q. What’s your take on Lance Briggs missing practice Monday for his restaurant opening? – @steveoatms from Twitter A. For starters, I don’t think Briggs’ whereabouts Monday or the quality of food and service at his California restaurant are going to have any impact on the outcome of Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills. That being said, it was an unnecessary distraction and creates more questions for coach Marc Trestman than it does the player. Is Trestman more hesitant to say no when a player requests a day off in the future? This is a perception issue more than anything else, and...