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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 help erase the sting of the 23-17 overtime loss to Seattle at Soldier Field last weekend.
''That locker room, I know a lot of guys left that field pretty (ticked) off and you want another opportunity like that because games like that you shouldn't allow to slip away,'' linebacker Lance Briggs said. ''And we've done that more than once this year. We need to show up in the critical situations.''
The Bears defense has failed on three of the last four attempts when handed an opportunity to close out a game. Tim Tebow also beat them last year in overtime after rallying...
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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...
On Tuesday we posted that the Chicago Bears will be without linebacker Brian Urlacher for at least 3-4 weeks and that there are some doubts that he will see the field again this season.
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The Chicago Bears will enter the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday without two of their best defensive players in Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings. The Bears will need exceptional performances out of the rest of the defense if they hope to avoid a repeat of last week, when they allowed consecutive touchdown drives to lose the game.
The absence of Urlacher will be felt...
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...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has played many games at the Metrodome during his 13-year career as the leader of Chicago's defense, but he will likely miss this week's with his team looking to continue its playoff push in Minnesota.
Urlacher, who suffered a knee injury in the final game last season against the Vikings, sustained a pulled hamstring on...
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...
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.
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 [...]
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.
As the Chicago Bears embark on the last four games of their season they will have to do so without their star defensive players Brian Urlacher who is out with a hamstring pull. It was confirmed yesterday that Urlacher will be out for the rest of the regular season but should be back for the playoffs if the Bears make it. The defensive signal caller and heart and soul of the defense...
The Chicago Bears will be without Brian Urlacher and Tim Jennings in Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. The latest news is that Jennings has been officially ruled out. Kelvin Hayden will replace Jennings at cornerback.
Chicago expects Jennings to be able to return before the season comes to an end. He injured his shoulder in overtime in against Seattle on Dec. 2 while...
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.