Originally written on Down and Distance  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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The announcement for Brian Urlacher’s retirement came unexpectedly after he visited several teams this offseason, but he ultimately decided to hang up the cleats. He is one of a few rare legends of the game that played their entire careers for one team. In the past, when players left a team or retired, they’d take out an ad in the papers thanking the team. This time, the Bears flipped the script. Long-known for their solid Linebackers, Urlacher was no different in the middle of the Bears defense for 13 seasons, and for that the Bears thanked him by running a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune. The ad says “Few play for a storied franchise. Even fewer write their own chapter.” The Bears thanked Brian Urlacher with a full-page ad. Photo Credit: @BradBiggs (Twitter) You can view a hi-res copy of the ad by clicking here.   Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Editor-in-Chief – Justin Arbogast @NFLGuy_SK The post Bears honor Urlacher in Full-Page Ad appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.
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