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Brian Urlacher has found himself in an unusual position with the Chicago Bears' front office as an unrestricted free agent and his old team lacking enthusiasm to resign him.For the last 13 seasons, Urlacher has been the face of the franchise, like many Bears middle linebackers before him. Now that he's turning 35 years old in May and a free agent, the Bears are trying to figure out how badly they need him.
Although the Bears have a new head coach, there is no indication the team will implement a new defensive strategy. A positive in signing Urlacher is that the Bears will get a player who knows the ins and outs of the defense, continue to call plays and be able to move players in the right position before the snap.Unfortunately for Urlacher, he had a terrible season last year, and when I say a terrible season I don't just mean a terrible season for Urlacher - just a plain terrible season.In the Bears defense, the middle linebacker usually backpedals after the snap ...
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For 13 years, Brian Urlacher has been a staple in the Bears defense, but he will be somewhere else next year, as he could not reach a contract agreement with the team.
Marc Trestman understands that Chicago Bears fans anxiously want to know whether iconic middle linebacker Brian Urlacher will be returning for a 14th NFL season.
Unfortunately for them, Chicago's new head coach doesn't have an update.
Urlacher remained unsigned Wednesday as Trestman spoke with the media Wednesday morning at the NFL owners meeting.
The fact Urlacher hasn...
Brian Urlacher could remain with Bears for less money
Brian Urlacher is a prime example of the time that comes in an athletes career when the end of the rainbow does not always represent a pot of gold.
Urlacher, who has played his entire 13-year career with the Chicago Bears, is a free agent heading into this next season, and GM Phil Emery and Coach Marc Trestman have...
Brian Urlacher is searching for a team and a contract he deems worthy of his skills. If Urlacher doesn’t hurry up and either take a deal or find a team, he could be the odd man out.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys who were linked to Urlacher because of their switch to the 4-3 defense and addition of defense line coach Rod Marinelli are saying thanks...
Brian Urlacher has been one of the most identifiable Chicago Bears players over the past decade, but he and the team are parting ways and it doesn’t seem to be on good terms.
Urlacher, who will be 35 in May, missed the final four games of the regular season with a hamstring injury. He entered the season with medical problems after having knee surgery. With his body appearing to...
Brian Urlacher wanted to end his career as a life-long Bear, but the fates didn’t align for that to happen. Still in the wake Urlacher’s official departure from the team, the future hall of fame linebacker has spoken critically about the way his tenure with the Bears came to an abrupt end.
As reported by the Chicago Tribune Urlacher’s agent approached the Bears for a two...
The future of Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher is one of the big offseason questions in Chicago.
Kevin Seifert of ESPN reports Bears chairman George McCaskey said he personally hopes Urlacher returns but made clear the decision lies with general manager Phil Emery.
"As a fan," McCaskey said, "of course you want him back. He's been the face of the franchise...
Brian Urlacher has been at the core of the Chicago Bears defense for past 13 seasons, but that will soon change,.
After attempting to work out a new contract with the Bears for the past few months, the two sides were unable to work out a new deal and are preparing to move on without one another.
Urlacher, 34, has been one the best middle linebackers in football for over a decade...
If Mike Ditka were in his grave he would be rolling over in it after hearing the latest news about Chicago's star linebacker. Linebacker Brian Urlacher will not be playing for Da' Bears next season.
The team has announced that the two sides were not able to come to an agreement on a new contract so they decided that it was simply time to part ways.
The Chicago Bears off-season has been anything but dull. Another major domino fell Wednesday when the club announced they were unable to reach accord on a contract with LB Brian Urlacher for the 2013 season. Urlacher is a free agent after playing the last 13 years with the Bears. “We were unable to reach an agreement with Brian and both [...]
The Bears announced to day that Brian Urlacher is not returning to the team next season. With his departure, Chicago’s new leadership is ushering in a new era for the Monsters of the Midway.
The Chicago Bears are parting ways with veteran linebacker Brian Urlacher after 13 years.
General manager Phil Emery said Wednesday that the team couldn't agree on a contract with Urlacher, for years the heart and face of the franchise. He is now a free agent after missing the last four games of the season with a hamstring injury.
The eight-time Pro Bowler started 180 games...