Posts tagged "Brian Urlacher"

Brian Urlacher Retires: My Top Ten Linebackers of All-Time

Brian Urlacher Retires: My Top Ten Linebackers of All-Time
Two of the best linebackers to ever play in the NFL have both left the league this offseason. Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis retired after the Ravens’ Super Bowl victory. On May 22, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement after 13 years. Only 2 players in NFL history have 40+ sacks and 20+ interceptions... Read more »

2013 NFL Mock Draft: 3-Round Free Agency Edition

2013 NFL Mock Draft: 3-Round Free Agency Edition
While sports fans all over the country have been sucked into March Madness, the NFL has continued to quietly go about the business of burning down rosters and filling holes on would-be championship teams. In the last week, a couple future Hall of Famers have been forced to find a new home. Baltimore safety Ed... Read more »

Brian Urlacher Defends Lovie Smith, His Only Chance At Returning to Soldier Field

Brian Urlacher Defends Lovie Smith, His Only Chance At Returning to Soldier Field
Fans in Chicago love Brian Urlacher. He was the Defensive Rookie of the Year in 2000, NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2005, and has been arguably the best inside linebacker of his generation not-named-Ray Lewis. Urlacher’s #54 has sold more jerseys in this town than anyone, perhaps even including the great Walter Payton.... Read more »
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Bears vs. Texans: A Battle of Mirror Images?

Bears vs. Texans: A Battle of Mirror Images?
Analysts, pundits and “experts” have been telling football fans for weeks that the Chicago Bears aren’t as good as their 7-1 record indicates. And, this weekend, most of those folks have circled the first “legitimate threat” on the Bears’ schedule as a test of their real quality. The first two obvious similarities are the records... Read more »

NFL Lockout: Failure Continues

NFL Lockout: Failure Continues
The NFL continues to tease fans by saying they’re “moments away” from the lockout ending. And yet here we are, with owners headed to an expensive lunch somewhere in New York (I’ll have the lobster bisque) and no deal is done. Brian Urlacher told ESPN on Thursday morning that he believes, even if a deal... Read more »

Chicago Losers? Hardly!

Chicago Losers? Hardly!
Twitter is blazing with Chicago hate lately, and it’s all directed at a ridiculous belief that the Second City doesn’t win. Well, you’re wrong world. I could begin my argument with the big bomb: in the last 30 years, no city in North America has won a Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Championship and Stanley... Read more »
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Bears Lose NFC Championship Game: A Salute To Those That Showed Up

Bears Lose NFC Championship Game: A Salute To Those That Showed Up
Despite the sting of a heart-breaking loss, there were a handful of Bears that showed up big time on Sunday. To them, I tip my cap. Thanks for making a season that most assumed would be worthy of a garbage can into a run to a conference championship game.

Chicago Bears Opportunity is Now: Packers Lose Another Star

Reports out of Green Bay early Thursday morning are that the Packers have lost another star player for an extended period of time. Pro Bowl linebacker Nick Barnett has reportedly suffered a similar wrist injury to the one that cost Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher the entire 2009 season, and Barnett will miss the remainder of... Read more »

How to Fix the Chicago Bears Part One: Defense

  In the first of a two-part series, we’re going to look at how to fix the issues of the Chicago Bears. I know, the Bears had more issues than Sports Illustrated in 2009, but there are a few remedies that could be put into place that could bring this unit back to prominance. The... Read more »
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