Originally written February 05, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
It’s never too soon to think about how the Bears can improve for next season. I have some suggestions for GM Phil Emery. I think with 2 key moves in the offseason, the Bears can find themselves on the right side of lopsided final scores like we saw in Jacksonville, only against much better opponents than the Jaguars. Don’t mistake my constructive criticism for a lack of excitement about the current team. But the truly great teams never stop focusing on how they can get better, no matter how good they are. That constant drive to be better than the day before separates the elite teams from the championship teams. There are 11 players on the roster who can potentially test the open market, but only Brian Urlacher stands out as a guy the Bears must resign. It’s impossible to imagine Urlacher wearing anything other than navy and orange, and he has already stated he wants to finish his career as a Bear. And unfortunately for Brian, age and injuries are catching up to him in a way that ma...
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