Originally written on Sports by Colin  |  Last updated 10/29/14

DENVER - AUGUST 30: Linebacker Brian Urlacher #54 of the Chicago Bears tackles tight end Tony Scheffler #88 of the Denver Broncos during the second quarter at INVESCO Field at Mile High on August 30, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Quizzed by the Chicago Sun Times, 12-of-13 NFL executives agreed that the one-year deal for $2 million the Bears offered free agent middle linebacker Brian Urlacher was fair. The 34-year-old Urlacher, Chicago’s pick out of the University of New Mexico with the ninth selection in the 2000 NFL Draft, reportedly refused to agree to a contract worth less than $3.5 million for the 2013 season. “He’s an aging guy who can’t run,” said one NFC personnel exec. “Bold move — and the right move — by [Bears GM Phil] Emery. Better to get rid of a player a year too … Continue reading →
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