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Inside the Bears:
The Bears’ window of opportunity appears to be closing rapidly with their defensive stars getting older and the Packers and Lions getting better, but linebacker Brian Urlacher still believes they’re championship contenders. ‘‘We feel like we have the talent to do it and the players to do it,’’ Urlacher said. ‘‘I think we’ve shown that. We have all the talent we need to get where we need to go. We’ve just got to put it together and do it.’’ Despite his optimism, Urlacher couldn’t avoid acknowledging one factor the Bears can’t control: The Packers are not only younger but better. …
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Chicago Bears Pro Bowl linebacker Brian Urlacher suffered an apparent MCL sprain in the closing minutes of the Bears 17-13 season-ending victory over the Minnesota Vikings (3-13) afternoon at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. Bears head coach Lovie Smith downplayed the injury afterward, but Urlacher could be in for a long offseason of rehabbing if the injury is serious. He was [...]
MINNEAPOLIS — It was a play that typified the Bears’ demise this season — the aggressiveness that makes the Bears’ defense what it is worked against the team Sunday. At least it seemed to when safety Major Wright saw a ball in the air in the end zone in the fourth quarter, tried to make a play...
Linebacker Brian Urlacher left the field with ice on his left knee after sustaining an injury late in Sunday's Bears-Vikings game.
Linebacker Brian Urlacher, who was questionable with a knee injury, is active for the Bears' season finale Sunday at Minnesota.
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher left Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings with a left knee injury.
Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to practice Friday after missing the previous two days with a knee injury. He is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Minnesota but is expected to play.
MINNEAPOLIS – You could hear a pin drop in the normally raucous Mall of America Stadium late in Sunday's game when Brian Urlacher was writhing in pain on the turf, clutching his knee.
Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to practice on a limited basis Friday after sitting out the previous two days with a knee injury and is listed as questionable for Sunday's season finale in Minnesota.
but Smith 'not concerned'Brian Urlacher jumped in the end zone for a high pass. It appeared he had a good chance at an interception. But Major Wright also went for the ball from behind Urlacher. "I was over the top of him," Wright said. "My weight landed on him."
Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber is inactive for the game at Minnesota, his home state, because of a calf injury.
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Practically joined at the hip on and off the field for nearly a decade, Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs have helped each other become perennial NFL all-stars.