On Wednesday morning, the Chicago Bears’ eight-time Pro Bowl linebacker, Brian Urlacher, decided to call it quits and retire forever a member of the Green Bay Packers most historic rival.
Packers fans should and will celebrate the retirement of a future hall-of-famer and one of the best linebackers to play in the NFL over the past twenty years.
Here’s a look back at his career, specifically against the Packers:
Urlacher’s Stats vs. the Green Bay Packers
- 5-8 record in 13 games (0-1 in the playoffs)
- 2.5 sacks, two coming against Brett Favre and the half against Aaron Rodgers
- 38 tackles, third to only the Detroit Lions (39) and Minnesota Vikings (42)
- 5 interceptions, the most against any team over his career (three off Favre and two off Rodgers)
*Stats obtained from Pro Football Reference.com
Least Favorite Memory
In 2007, the 12-3 Packers headed to Soldier Field to take on the 6-9 Bears as 7.5 favorites and were absolutely trampled in a 35-7 loss. Urlacher capped off the huge...