Aiming to be better than the other is asking to be mediocre.
The Bears officially ruled linebacker Lance Briggs, who has a groin injury, out for Thursday’s game against the Lions.
Wondering whether or not to start Andrew Luck and Jordy Nelson, or to bench Geno Smith and Marcel Reece? The network bozos specialize in that advice.
The Bears’ Brian de la Puente, who started six games at guard and center this season in replacing two injured starters, is lost for the season.
The veteran linebacker said during “The Lance Briggs Show” late Tuesday on Comcast SportsNet that his groin injury may keep him out a few weeks.
RICK TELANDER: First off, all you fools who think the Bears should tank the rest of their season to get a high draft pick in 2015, just stop.