CHICAGO (CBS) — As Brian Urlacher became the 28th Bears player enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, some of his former teammates took the time to reminisce about what made the great linebacker truly special.
Several former Bears such as Alex Brown, Charles “Peanut” Tillman, Julius Peppers, and Lance Briggs were among those to see their former teammate enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.READ MORE: Thieves Keep Using Postal Master Keys To Steal Mail: How Are They Getting A Hold Of Those Keys?
“With him being put up there, it solidifies how special he is,”said Brown. “You don’t get into this if you’re not special.”
Added Charles “Peanut” Tillman “you don’t really realize it when you’re playing and then you look back on film, he was a beast. He did some amazing things on that field.”READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Wednesday Starts On A Chilly Note
“He was a great teammate. A great friend, a great person,” said Julius Peppers. “I’m happy for him. Happy to celebrate this great moment with him.”
“I’m glad I was able to witness it, be part of it, be in that room with him everyday,” added Lance Briggs. “I know it’s special to him and his family but to me it’s as special to me.”MORE NEWS: View Live Radar
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