It would be nice if we could just say that we are not paying him becuase he was awful. 3 out 4 in two games should be grounds for immediate termination. The Bears have denied Brien an injury settlement.
Brien says the Bears now claim as a reason for not settling with him that he didn't properly disclose his injury. Brien was playing on a one-year, $765,000 contract. In the balance is about $540,000. General manager Jerry Angelo called it a business decision when asked about the matter Sunday in Tampa, Fla., but he wouldn't comment other than to acknowledge Brien is pursuing the grievance