In Game Preview, Tom Thayer recalls heading to Tampa Bay to take on the Buccaneers in the 100° weather, and how Coach Ditka responded when a player was worn out from the Florida heat. Tell us your favorite Bears-Buccaneers memory in the Facebook comments below!
Lance Briggs will make his 170th career start Sunday, the fifth most in Bears history behind Walter Payton, Olin Kreutz, Brian Urlacher and Mike Singletary.
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