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Teams need their best players right now if they expect to make a run for the playoffs and be hitting strong when the time comes. For the Chicago Bears, an injury to star linebacker Brian Urlacher could set them back a few weeks, maybe into the playoffs. Urlacher suffered a hamstring injury that could leave him sidelined for the remainder of the Regular Season. He told Fox Chicago via Yahoo Sports that Doctors said he could miss ”two to four weeks, three, could be four.”. The Chicago Tribune reported that the injury was a Grade-2 hamstring injury, and it was suffered in the second-to-last play in an overtime loss to Seattle. Bears LB Brian Urlacher may miss the rest of the Regular Season (Dennis Wierzbicki/US Presswire) The Bears have lost three of their last four games, and will need to capitalize on the remaining quarter of the schedule to make the playoffs. They lost the division lead which they held all season when falling to the Seahawks Sunday. If the Bears do not make the playoffs, Urlacher might have played his last snap as a Chicago Bear, as his contract expires at seasons end. ”I do not think that’s going to happen,’‘ he told Fox. ”But, if it does, I have had a really good and long career so I would be sad, but I would not be crushed.” The Urlacher role is expected to be filled by Nick Roach for the time being. Hopefully Brian can recover well from this, and suit up in the playoffs for his long-time team. The post Bears LB Brian Urlacher could miss rest of Regular Season appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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Veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher of the Chicago Bears suffered a hamstring injury on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks and could be lost for the remainder of the season. Multiple media outlets are reporting that Urlacher will miss at least the next three Bears games and you have to wonder if perhaps Urlacher has now played his last game in a Chicago Bears uniform. Urlacher reportedly...
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is being fined for the second time in two weeks for horse collar tackles. Urlacher was penalized $15,750 just a week ago for his horse collar take down of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
This time, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune has reported that Urlacher is being fined $21,000 for taking down Seattle Seahawks RB Leon...
Chicago Bears defensive leader/middle linebacker Brian Urlacher may be out for the remainder of the regular season.
According to reports, the Pro Bowl veteran injured his right hamstring on the second-to-last play of the Bears ‘overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday.
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Chicago Bears MLB Brian Urlacher was slapped with a $21,000 fine, his second in consecutive weeks by the NFL for a horse-collar tackle during the Bears 23-17 overtime loss to Seattle. The fine was levied after Urlacher tackled Seahawks running back Leon Washington. Last week, the league fined Urlacher $15,750 for a tackle on Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson. Urlacher plans to appeal...
He's the latest in the long tradition of Chicago Bears middle linebackers. It started with Dick Butkus in the 60's and 70's. Mike Singletary continued it in the 80's and early 90's. And since the beginning of the new milennium, it's been Brian Urlacher. But with an injury to his hamstring, he could [...]
The Vikings’ respect of Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher runs deep, and they expect his absence will affect Chicago’s defense. Vikings players spoke in glowing terms of Urlacher, who won’t play Sunday.
We review what went wrong in last week's contest against the Seahawks. We also discuss Brian Urlacher's hamstring injury with Dr. Bob, The Sports Doctor, and break down Bears-Vikings with Tim Yotter of VikingUpdate.com.
The Bears signed linebacker Dom DeCicco to the 53-man roster Tuesday, bringing back a player who had been released three months prior with an injury settlement, according to a Chicago Tribune report. The signing suggests that the team expects to be without linebacker Brian Urlacher for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings. Urlacher hurt his right hamstring during overtime...
The Chicago Bears have been hit with the injury bug as of late.
After seeing six starters go down with injuries in Week 13 against Minnesota, three starters suffered injuries on Sunday.
LB Brian Urlacher left the game in overtime on what turned out to be the last play in the Bears’ 23-17 loss to the Seahawks.
Urlacher exited the game with a hamstring injury. It was reported that...
The Chicago Bears' defense is finding it difficult to close out games and showing signs of some real wear and tear.
Playing without injured linebacker Brian Urlacher and with several other lineup changes, the Bears will have to find a way to turn it around Sunday against a Minnesota Vikings offense that can run opponents into the ground behind Adrian Peterson. A win would also...
Chicago's defense has caught the injury bug, the worst of which is Brian Urlacher, who could be done for the season. As a result, Jay Cutler says the offense must raise its level of play.