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Brian Urlacher and Jerry Angelo.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Angelo On Urlacher: ‘The Quintessential Team Player’

If you want to get a good look at the type of person and player Brian Urlacher really was, look no further than former Bears general manager Jerry Angelo.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Twitter Responds To Urlacher’s Retirement

As it always does, Twitter exploded when Brian Urlacher announced his retirement.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher looks on during the Bears' final game of the 2012 season.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Urlacher Makes The Right Call

And while one of the greatest defensive players of an organization mythologized for its defenses is likely feeling the deep sting of what Marcellus Wallace called “pride @#$%ing with you,” he will grow to realize what many of us already knew. This is right call.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Video: Urlacher’s Biggest Hits

In the wake of his retirement, officially announced Wednesday morning, check out this video of some of Urlacher’s biggest hits from his 13-year career with the Bears.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Vote: Is Brian Urlacher A Hall Of Famer?

What do you think? Is Urlacher a Hall of Famer?

05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs

Bernstein: Briggs’ Response Shows Bears’ Identity Challenge

Hidden in the brush-off Lance Briggs gave the media yesterday is a much larger issue facing a team trying to push one side of the ball into modernity while keeping another rooted in the past.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Brian Urlacher Announces Retirement

After 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears, Brian Urlacher has officially retired.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Lance Briggs (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Briggs On Bears’ Turnover: ‘I Miss Everybody’

Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is still getting used to life without his old buddies.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Urlacher Reportedly ‘Close’ To Signing With Vikings

According to the Sun-Times’ Michael Sneed, a marriage between the 34-year-old linebacker and the Vikings is in the works.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2013

Phil Emery. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: Emery Provides Glimpse At Bears’ Draft Strategy

You have to absorb every word an NFL general manager tells you before a draft carefully, but Emery did mention a number of things to keep in mind before the Bears make their selection.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

Steve McMichael is running for mayor of Romeoville. (Jonathan Daniel/Allsport/Getty)

Mongo McMichael, Casey Urlacher Among Those On Ballot Today

Steve McMichael and Casey Urlacher are both running for mayor of separate suburban towns today.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2013

Alec Ogletree breaks up a pass.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Silverman: Linebacker Keys Bears, Vikings Draft Needs In NFC North

The Bears are not going to ignore the offensive line in the draft, but they don’t have to use their first-round pick on a blocker.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2013

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Urlacher Sibling Running For Mayor Of North Suburban Village

Casey Urlacher, the 33-year-old younger brother of former Bears star Brian Urlacher, is running for Mayor of Mettawa — a tiny, affluent village north of Chicago.

03/28/2013

Brian Urlacher

Urlacher: I’ve Heard From Vikings, Cardinals & Cowboys

Days after his official departure from the Bears, the team he spent his first 13 NFL seasons with, linebacker Brian Urlacher said he has options.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2013

Alec Ogletree breaks up a pass.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Durkin: Finding Urlacher’s Replacement

Rarely, do professional athletes ride off into the sunset on their own terms. Brian Urlacher is no exception. For every Ray Lewis fairy tale ending, you have Brett Favre the Viking, Joe Montana the Chief, Karl Malone the Laker, and Michael Jordan the Wizard.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Manti Te'o

Ofman: Te’o Should Not Be Urlacher’s Replacement

Wow, would this be a mistake.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Brian Urlacher

Buffone: Urlacher Will Embarrass Himself With Another Team

So what’s Bears legend Doug Buffone’s advice for Brian Urlacher?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Brian Urlacher.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Listen: Brian Urlacher Highlight Montage

In the wake of Urlacher’s departure, The Score’s Chris Tannehill, associate producer for The Boers and Bernstein Show and resident sound man, put together a montage detailing the highlights of No. 54′s career.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Did The Bears Make The Right Move With Urlacher?

The Bears have officially parted ways with 34-year-old linebacker Brian Urlacher.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

Brian Urlacher. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears, Urlacher Officially Part Ways

The Bears and middle linebacker Brian Urlacher were unable to reach an agreement on a new contract and both sides will head in new directions, the team announced Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2013

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