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Briggs not happy with Bears; Angelo feels salary is just

Updated: March 7, 2007, 1:35 AM ET
Associated Press

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Disgruntled Pro Bowl linebacker Lance Briggs wants out of Chicago, saying the Bears should remove his franchise player tag or trade him.

Briggs General manager Jerry Angelo had a message for Briggs on Tuesday: The Bears are expecting him to play with them this season, with a one-year, $7.2 million deal, the average of the top five salaries at his position.

"We have his rights, so he's on our football team," Angelo said Tuesday during a conference call ...

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