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't gone to another team eight days into the free-agent signing period could be an encouraging sign that he will ultimately return to Chicago. Asked whether he felt that was the case, Trestman said, "I wouldn't have an answer for that.
"It's something I'm not concerned about," Trestman told me and co-host Jim Miller on SiriusXM NFL Radio. "It's a process. We've evaluated Brian. We think he can help us win. Phil (Emery, Bears general manager) is doing everything he can to work through this process with Brian and his representatives. I know we're going to do wha...