Lance Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears reach the Super Bowl, plans to retire.
Briggs said Wednesday afternoon during CSN Chicago's telecast of the Cubs' game against the Reds at Wrigley Field that he is ready to call it a career.
He said he plans to submit his retirement papers soon, although he did not completely shut the door on playing again for the right offer.
"If somebody called me and they said, 'Hey Lance, we'd like you to come play football,' I'm gonna say I'm happily gonna retire," Briggs said. "And if they said, 'Well, Lance, you know we're gonna offer you this,' I'm gonna say, 'Well, there's...