Posted May 22, 2013 on
PLAYERS: Corey Wootton
TEAMS: Chicago Bears
The Bears have little depth at defensive tackle and the problem isn’t going away. The solution may come in the form of Corey Wootton. Bear Report goes one-on-one with the multi-faceted pass rusher.

So What's Next for Brian Urlacher?

The Chicago Bears already said good bye to Brian Urlacher, but the former great didn't decide to call it a career until yesterday (Wednesday). Personally, I didn't see him really hanging it up; I thought he was likely going to drag his feet filing his papers and as soon as someone got hurt and teams had a need he would be back. After reading some of his comments in the...

Lance Briggs Is The New Leader Of The Chicago Bears Defense

Lance Briggs has been a force to be reckoned with ever since he arrived in Chicago back in 2003. Once paired with former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, the two would combined to be one of the best sets of linebackers in the National Football League.Over the previous couple of seasons Urlacher has had to deal with numerous nagging injuries. Some of which have caused him to miss...

Bears LB Brian Urlacher retires

Brian Urlacher has retired after 13 stellar NFL seasons. "After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL future, I have made a decision to retire," the former Chicago Bears star linebacker posted Wednesday on The Bears opted not to re-sign Urlacher, and he found the free-agent market dry. Rumors connected him to the Denver Broncos and Minnesota...

Brian Urlacher announces retirement from the NFL

Brian Urlacher, the middle linebacker of the Chicago Bears for the past 13 seasons announced on Twitter just a short time ago that he is retiring from the NFL. He spent his entire career with the Bears. Urlacher was one of the premier linebackers of the NFL for the first half of his career, and was the face of the franchise for pretty much his entire time in the Windy City. He ammassed...

Jacksonville man who Killed Bears fan Pleads Guilty to Murder

  According to a story courtesy Pro Football Talk, Matthew Reid Hinson, the man accused of slitting the throat of a Chicago Bears fan in October of last year, has plead guilty to the murder. The man accused of murdering William Pettry pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges on Tuesday. The Florida Times-Union reports that Matthew Reid Hinson will be sentenced at a later...

Brian Urlacher, Thanks For The Great Memories

It is the end of the line for future Hall of Fame middle linebacker Brian Urlacher.  On Tuesday May 22, 2013 Urlacher announced via his twitter account that he was retiring from professional football.  This was a decision that may have been a short time coming after Urlacher was not resigned by the Bears earlier this off season.  There had been rumors of the Broncos and Vikings...

Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher walk away together as two of the greatest middle linebackers in ...

As NFL coaching staffs and front offices have increased their emphasis on passers and those who attack passers, middle linebackers have lost their luster in recent decades. But two players emerged in the last decade and a half to change the perception that linebackers who didn't blitz couldn't be superstars.  Fittingly, Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis are retiring together...

Thank you, Brian Urlacher

When news broke this morning that linebacker Brian Urlacher was officially retiring after 13 years in the NFL, just one phrase came to mind. Thank you, Brian Urlacher. Thank you for continuing the storied tradition of outstanding middle linebackers in Chicago. Thank you providing the Chicago Bears with 13 years of incredible play and top-notch [...]The post Thank you, Brian Urlacher...

Guest Post: On Brian Urlacher's retirement

(Photo Courtesy: USA Today Sports) Earlier this week, Lamar Hull, an ex-basketball player at Davidson reached out to me and requested the opportunity to do a guest post here at Aaron Torres Sports. Given that he was looking to cover a subject I wouldn't have considered (Brian Urlacher's retirement from the NFL) and given that I have a soft-spot for all ex-athletes, I...

Brian Urlacher Announces Retirement

Linebacker Brian Urlacher has retired from the NFL after 13 seasons with the Bears.Fantasy Spin:The future Hall of Fame linebacker might be convinced to play if an opportunity opens up during the season, but at this point in his career he's not the factor he once was. In 13 seasons he amassed 1,229 tackles, 41.5 sacks, 22 INTs and 12 FF.

Brian Urlacher Retires Via Twitter

Here is what Urlacher had to say.

Brian Urlacher retires

Hot News for MLB Brian Urlacher

Chicago Bears Lose Good Will – A 1956 Criticism Of Red Grange

The Victoria Advocate, December 18, 1956 I was doing some research last night when I stumbled upon this old article in The Victoria Advocate in 1956 tearing apart football legend Red Grange’s broadcast of the December 16, 1956 Detroit Lions-Chicago Bears game. Reading it, you have to laugh at the similarities to many of the criticisms writers hurl at their colleagues in television...

VIDEO: TNA Congratulates Brian Urlacher On NFL Career

Bears News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.