When the Bears chose to go in a different direction, one former Bears linebacker wasn’t thrilled with the decision.
Shut up until the offseason. Pretty simple. And probably a pretty good idea.
While the Bears’ offense is undergoing a major overhaul with new head coach Marc Trestman, there is one guy on the other side of the ball who taking on the brunt of change on a unit that otherwise is staying mostly the same.
After reviewing several of Greene’s game tapes, here’s my summary of what impressed me, what didn’t impress me, areas for improvement, and what his prospects are for the 2013 season.
Replacing a once-in-a-generation talent like Brian Urlacher is virtually impossible.
The Bears are counting on their new middle linebacker to fill the void left behind by Brian Urlacher.
Brian Urlacher is done with football.
Bears Chairman George McCaskey indicated in a statement Friday morning that the team is now done retiring numbers.
Now retired Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher admitted he wanted to play for the Dallas Cowboys this season.
While it was clear that Urlacher was a remarkable athlete, it wasn’t clear in the days and weeks leading up to his selection what position he would play in the NFL.
Here are five Windy City athletes who looked the weirdest playing for a team other than the one they’re best known for.
Following Brian Urlacher’s retirement announcement, Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey has released the following statement:
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.
As it always does, Twitter exploded when Brian Urlacher announced his retirement.
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.
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.
What do you think? Is Urlacher a Hall of Famer?
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.
After 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears, Brian Urlacher has officially retired.
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is still getting used to life without his old buddies.