Brian Griese

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'Skins Win Costly for Both Teams

Both QBs go down as Chicago lets Washington break streak 24-16

(Newser) - The loss was complete for the Bears last night, and the victory somewhat hollow for the Redskins, as the 24-16 game saw the injury—and potential season-long sidelining—of starting quarterbacks Jason Campbell and Rex Grossman. Both players were felled by hits to the knee in the first half of... More »

Griese Rallies Bears to Last-Minute Win in Philly

Late drive wins game against Eagles 19-16

(Newser) - The Chicago Bears ran the two-minute drill to perfection and surged from behind yesterday at Lincoln Financial Field to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 19-16. The turnaround came when quarterback Brian Griese took the offense 97 yards in 103 seconds, cinching the game with a touchdown throw to Muhsin Muhammad with... More »

Peterson Broils Bears 34-31

Rookie's 361 yards, 3 TDs lead Minnesota to last-minute road victory over Chicago

(Newser) - Minnesota halfback Adrian Peterson made a strong case for Rookie of the Year honors, racking up 361 all-purpose yards—3rd most in history—in a 34-31 win. Against a misfiring Chicago defense, the Oklahoma product rumbled for three long touchdowns, then rattled off a 53-yard kickoff return to set up... More »

Bears Coach to Bench Rex

Pro Bowler Griese will take over as quarterback for troubled team

(Newser) - The least popular man in Chicago is out of a job, reports the Chicago Tribune, citing a Bears source. Erratic, interception-prone quarterback Rex Grossman, often cited by fans and media as the biggest liability on the reigning NFC champions, will be benched. Coach Lovie Smith is expected to announce tomorrow... More »

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