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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers told The Jim Rose Show that he’s going to miss former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher. “I just have the utmost amount of respect for him, the way he plays the game,” Rodgers, said per ESPNChicago.com. “A lot of memories come to mind. He picked me off a couple times, maybe more than anybody else has. But I had one really bad play in the NFC Championship [after the] 2010 season and was able to somehow grab his knee/thigh area enough to trip him up for a tackle [and prevent a touchdown]. One of my favorite memories going against Brian. “But the thing I loved about going against Brian was the conversation between plays, between series, during TV timeouts. I just have a ton of respect for him and wish him nothing but the best. I’ll miss him out there.” Rodgers is a true professional and competitor. We’re all going to miss watching Urlacher making plays on Sunday’s. Need NFL Tickets? The post Aaron Rodgers: I’m going to miss Brian Urlacher appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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The great Brian Urlacher will go down as a Chicago legend. He was one of the NFL's most famous faces during his 13-year career with the Chicago Bears. He was an eight-time Pro Bowl selection, a five-time All-Pro and sits right behind Ray Lewis as one of the finest defensive players of his generation.
Urlacher has retired, but if he had his way, he'd be playing one more...
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...
In honor of the famous incident with Dennis Green blowing a gasket in a press conference after the Arizona Cardinals blew a lead against the Chicago Bears, the Cardinals Twitter account tweeted out a creative congratulations to Brian Urlacher. Urlacher announced his retirement this week, and many will be sad to see the Hall of Fame linebacker go.
The Chicago Tribune, instead of posting money-making advertisements, used the back page of their Friday paper to pay tribute to Brian Urlacher.
Brian Urlacher never fared well against the Green Bay Packers during a 13-year career with the Chicago Bears that ended this week with a somewhat unexpected retirement announcement.
Despite the Bears only winning 9 of 27 in that time against their NFC North rival, Urlacher often made his presence felt. He also left a lasting impression on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who called...
The fact that Brian Urlacher is still an unsigned middle linebacker after 13-years of leading the Chicago Bears is baffling. Sometimes even vets are dealt a bad hand. With a new head coach and defensive coordinator running the show it was only a matter of time before the loyalty that kept Urlacher a Bear ended. Now that Urlacher is searching
If Brian Urlacher could have chosen where to play in 2013, it would have been Dallas. Urlacher and the Chicago Bears failed to work out a deal early in the offseason and the linebacker sought jobs elsewhere.
“If I could have picked a spot, it would have been Dallas,” said Urlacher in a interview with the Chicago Tribune. “They run our defense. They took our d-coordinator (Rod...
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Earlier this week, Lamar Hull, an ex-basketball player at Davidson reached out to me and requested the opportunity to do a guest post here at Aaron Torres Sports. Given that he was looking to cover a subject I wouldn't have considered (Brian Urlacher's retirement from the NFL) and given that I have a soft-spot for all ex-athletes, I...
Brian Urlacher says playing for the Dallas Cowboys rather than retiring would have been an ideal situation. Find out why he says that.
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Here at Juice This, we love a good excuse to cry, and RGIII’s wedding is giving us the chance thanks to his being a greedy SOB. Does he really need to keep all those gifts fans bought him? Does the right to purchase gifts for him come with your PSL? Probably costs as much from the looks of his registration list.
Anyway, always remember...
For how amazing he is at the quarterback position, it is truly shocking how goofy and painfully slow Tom Brady is on the run. No matter what, it is always good for a laugh when he manages to escape the pocket on foot. Typically, it does not end well, but over the years, he has had a few shining moments on the run. The best probably being his TD scramble in the Snow Bowl (although...
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– Adam Rank of NFL.com has a column listing six NFL players who would make great WWE Superstars. You can check it out here; the list consists of Brian Urlacher, Jared Allen, Steve Smith, Chris Kluwe, Rob Gronkowski and Richard Sherman.
– Kane’s challenge of Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Ron Ramsey to a debate over a proposed internet state...
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