Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 3/22/13
Not trying to resign linebacker Brian Urlacher is a move that is going to be widely looked upon as a little crazy; at least by many Bears fans. However, what might really be crazy is what the team is reported to have offered the long time veteran-- One year for $2 million. Yes, he is not a spring chicken. Yes, he has had some injuries over the last few years, but $2 million? For one of the best linebackers in the game and the face of the franchise for more than a decade? Crazy is an understatement. What makes it even crazier is that Urlacher was not even asking for much more than what the team offered him-- two years, $5.5 million. And he was willing to work down from that! The team offered the one year deal and made it seem as if it was a take or leave it kind of deal so he left it. "...for me to go through a season, put my body through what it goes through during a season at my age, I’m not going to play for that, you know, not for the Bears at least,” Urla...
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