BOURBONNAIS, IL - JULY 30: Lance Briggs #55 of the Chicago Bears greets new teammates during a summer training camp practice at Olivet Nazarene University on July 30, 2011 in Bourbonnais, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Chicago Bears weak side linebacker Lance Briggs is heading to the Pro Bowl for the seventh season in a row.
At least, that's what he said.
"Want to thank the fans, my peers, and the coaches for voting me to my 7th straight pro bowl. Truly is a blessing," he said in a posting on his Facebook page.
Only problem, the NFL won't announce their selections for until later on tonight, during a special segment on NFL Network.
Briggs, it appears, spilled the beans.
Update: Former Bear Alex Brown tweeted an early congratulations to Charles "Peanut" Tillman, who also, reportedly, has been selected to the Pro Bowl. Peanut's rep confirmed the news.