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Brian Urlacher is searching for a team and a contract he deems worthy of his skills. If Urlacher doesn’t hurry up and either take a deal or find a team, he could be the odd man out.
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys who were linked to Urlacher because of their switch to the 4-3 defense and addition of defense line coach Rod Marinelli are saying thanks, but no thanks to Urlacher.
“He has a history with Rod, so we’ve gotten a good indication what that’s all about there. You’re talking about a Hall of Fame player here, an Urlacher. You don’t ever dismiss Hall of Famers in my book,” Jones said today. “But obviously it’d be difficult. He plays what Sean plays and to move everything around for a year doesn’t really make a lot of sense. But at the same time you don’t ever rule it out.”
That definitely makes sense from the Cowboys point of view, because Sean Lee has come into his own, and is a monster at middle linebacker.
I think it would be fair to say that Lee is b
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Brian Urlacher has found himself in an unusual position with the Chicago Bears' front office as an unrestricted free agent and his old team lacking enthusiasm to resign him.For the last 13 seasons, Urlacher has been the face of the franchise, like many Bears middle linebackers before him. Now that he's turning 35 years old in May and a free agent, the Bears are trying to...
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte ripped a proposed rule change that has to do with runners leading with the crown of their helmet.
Marc Trestman understands that Chicago Bears fans anxiously want to know whether iconic middle linebacker Brian Urlacher will be returning for a 14th NFL season.
Unfortunately for them, Chicago's new head coach doesn't have an update.
Urlacher remained unsigned Wednesday as Trestman spoke with the media Wednesday morning at the NFL owners meeting.
The fact Urlacher hasn...
Brian Urlacher could remain with Bears for less money
Brian Urlacher is a prime example of the time that comes in an athletes career when the end of the rainbow does not always represent a pot of gold.
Urlacher, who has played his entire 13-year career with the Chicago Bears, is a free agent heading into this next season, and GM Phil Emery and Coach Marc Trestman have...
Poetry in motion, what does that mean? Moving that is so fluid and carefree that it is in harmony with everything around it. This sounds a bit crazy when you think of the game of football. Football is a series of violent collisions that are bone jarring and not very harmonious.
When you think of poetry in motion on a football field, for me, one name comes to mind “Sweetness...
As part of the league meetings that start on Monday, the NFL has six new rule proposals. Matt Forte is none too pleased about one of them.
The new rule that the Bears running back has taken issue with would ban runners or defenders from lowering their helmet to initiate contact in open space outside the tackle box. Previously, leading with the helmet was only a penalty for defenders...
With it becoming increasingly evident that Chicago is soon going to clip Jay Cutler, the Bears are expected to seek a quarterback in April’s NFL Draft. The nearly 30-year-old Cutler, who the Denver Broncos took out of Vanderbilt University with the 11th pick in the 2006 draft, signed a contract worth $30 million that will expire at the end of next season. Because Cutler, who has...
The Panthers have signed unrestricted free agent cornerback D.J. Moore.
The 5-foot-9, 180-pound Moore played in 13 games with two starts for the Chicago Bears last season and had 29 tackles and two interceptions. He served as the Bears nickel back for a portion of the season.
Carolina announced the move Tuesday. Moore, 25, received a one-year contract but financial terms weren...
The NFL Competition Committee has proposed a rule to make it illegal for a runner to lower his shoulders, and lead with the crown of his helmet when attacking a defender outside the tackle box.
Former NFL great Emmitt Smith gave his opinion on the matter, and said that ”the league had lost its mind.”
Now a current player in weighing in on the matter, and he doesn’t agree...
After the Bears added two marquee players in TE Martellus Bennett and LT Jerome Bushrod last week they have been rather quiet in terms of free agency.
They re-signed CB Zack Bowman and DT Nate Collins to one-year deals late last week as well.
Since they don’t have much to salary cap space to work with ($5.6 million left according to league sources) they have to be careful how they...
From all indications, the Chicago Bears wont be signing off on a new field surface for Soldier Field any time soon.
Bears president Ted Phillips said he anticipates no changes to the grass field the Bears play on, and said he has not even discussed the matter with new coach Marc Trestman.
Weve told the (Chicago) Park District well never shut the door on a change,...
Former Chicago Bears nickel back D.J. Moore told the Tribune that he signed a one-year contract Tuesday with the Carolina Panthers.
Moore, a South Carolina native, spent four seasons with the Bears after being drafted in the fourth round out of Vanderbilt (2009). He made 10 interceptions -- including two returned for touchdowns -- in 45 games. He made four interceptions during...