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Could Brian Urlacher fit as a New York Giant?
Since the moment he and the Chicago Bears parted ways, linebacker Brian Urlacher has been connected to the New York Giants through rumor and speculation. That continued recently when Bill Barnwell of Grantland suggesed that Urlacher would be a perfect fit for Big Blue if he desired to remain in a 4-3 scheme.
Even Dan Graziano from ESPN recently suggested that Urlacher would “make sense” for the Giants.
“Urlacher’s only NFC East fit is the Giants. He’d provide a presence in the middle of their mediocre linebacking corps — certainly offering more than recently signed Dan Connor would. He’s a veteran for a veteran locker room. He surely would like to go to a contender, and the Giants always are that. The Giants are the one place in this division where he’d fit. The only question is whether they’re interested, and to this point they do not appear to be.”
We at Giants 101 have attempted to avoid this topic, but like the daily “any update on V...
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For decades the position of middle linebacker has defined the image of the Chicago Bears defense. Larger than life players and personalities such as Dick Butkus, Mike Singletary and most recently, Brian Urlacher, have anchored the Monsters of the Midway with poise and perfection. Recently it was announced that Urlacher and the Bears will part ways after 13 seasons. This not only...
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Since the moment he and the Chicago Bears parted ways, linebacker Brian Urlacher has been connected to the New York Giants through rumor and speculation. That continued recently when Bill Barnwell of Grantland suggesed that Urlacher would be a perfect...
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, a few teams are showing some interest in free agent linebacker Brian Urlacher.
A few teams interested in Brian Urlacher but nothing imminent and no visits arranged yet #bears #nfl
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) March 25, 2013
I wonder if any teams are willing to offer Urlacher more than $2 million for one season, since that’s what the Bears offered...
Those are the exact words Brian Urlacher used to describe the Bears’ efforts to resign him.
Granted, the lack of cap space and Urlacher’s recent rash of injuries put Phil Emery in an awkward situation in terms of how to operate in contract negotiations.
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While Brian Urlacher’s loss will affect the defense on numerous levels, leadership should not be one of them, as there are more than enough veterans on Chicago’s roster to fill the void.
The Brian Urlacher era is officially over now that the Bears have found his temporary replacement. USA Today is reporting that the Bears have signed former Broncos middle linebacker D.J. Williams to a one year deal.
The deal gives Williams a $900,000 base salary with up to $850,000 in incentives, Williams told USA TODAY Sports’ Lindsay Jones in a text message Friday.
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According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, a ”few teams” have expressed interest in free agent L B Brian Urlacher.
Werder adds that ”nothing is imminent” at this point in time and he currently has no visits setup with any team.
The Cowboys, Vikings and Cardinals have all been mentioned as speculative options for Urlacher, but a report from last week mentioned that the Cardinals...
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