People in the know claim they don’t believe Brian Urlacher is a sure-fire candidate for the Hall of Fame, and Mike Florio agrees.
Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher, who announced his retirement on Wednesday, said that he considers former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis to be the best middle linebacker of all time.
Longtime Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher just announced his retirement from the NFL. And we know exactly how he feels.
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher ended his illustrious NFL career Wednesday when he announced his retirement. Now it’s time for the next chapter in his life.
The retirements of Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis—two of the iconic defensive players of the last 15 years—has opened the door for the next era of dominant middle linebackers to get their due. The shadows of Urlacher and Lewis now lifted, Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers should now lead the NFL into its next generation at the position. Show More Summary
As the recently retired Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher looks back on his career, there’s one missed tackle in particular he wishes he could have back. Urlacher said on the Dan Patrick Show that it still sticks in his craw that when the Patriots beat the Bears in 2006, Tom Brady ran right past him for…
Almost every article that has been published in the 24 hours since Brian Urlacher announced his retirement has included the words “future Hall of Famer.” But one veteran NFL personnel man says he’s not so sure about that. Former Colts and Giants G.M. Ernie Accorsi said on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio that he isn’t convinced…
He didn't have the bloody knuckles of Dick Butkus or the wild eyes of Mike Singletary. From a personality standpoint, he really was kind of vanilla in many ways. What Brian Urlacher did have was incredible drive, freakish skills, and a football IQ that put him right along side Butkus, Singletary, and Bill George on the Mt. Show More Summary
Brian Urlacher is retiring from the NFL after spending 13 seasons with the Chicago Bears. According to reports Urlacher turned down a $2 million, one season offer. As a linebacker for the Chicago Bears Urlacher led a massive defensive squad that was largely responsible for the Bears wins amongst horrid offensive play over the last [...]Show More Summary
Unable to find an acceptable situation under which to continue his Hall of Fame career, former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement earlier this week. Thanks to Kevin Seifert of the NFC North blog for pointing out...Show More Summary
Two future Hall of Fame middle linebackers have retired this offseason, but if they go into the Hall of Fame together when they both become eligible in 2018, Brian Urlacher has no illusions about who the best middle linebacker in their class will be. In fact, Urlacher says that not only is Ray Lewis the…
It seems like yesterday that the Chicago Bears took a young, converted safety out of New Mexico with the ninth overall pick in the NFL draft. Debuting in 2000, Brian Urlacher spent 13 seasons in a Chicago uniform before retiring. In a great lineage of Bears players, we can finally start the debate of where Urlacher ranks in franchise history. Show More Summary
Chris Mortensen discusses Brian Urlacher's retirement. Brian Dawkins breaks down how Michael Crabtree's injury could impact the 49ers. The NFL32 crew discuss who's absence will impact the AFC North more, Anquan Boldin or Mike Wallac...
Mike Florio tackles the question if Brian Urlacher is worthy of a Hall of Fame selection the first time he appears on ballots. Based on previous candidates’ shortcomings and other athletes in his class, he may not get that privilege...
Is Brian Urlacher sorry for not taking the Bears’ final offer? Mike Florio says he doubts the linebacker is feeling any regret, but only wanted to land on a team that wanted him.
Catching up around the division Wednesday after Brian Urlacher's retirement illuminated at least one curious development. Detroit Lions safety Louis Delmas isn't participating in organized team activities (OTAs), and not just simply to avoid wear and tear on his troublesome knees. Show More Summary
He will go down as one of, if not the best middle linebacker in Bears history. Today, after 13 solid seasons, Brian Urlacher decided it was enough. The linebacker spent the offseason looking for teams to go play for, but couldn’t get inked. “After spending a lot of time this spring thinking about my NFL [...]
In his 13-year career, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher established himself as one of the greatest NFL players of the new millennium. And when he officially retired on Wednesday, it got people thinking about his legacy. A Super...Show More Summary
Brian Urlacher walked away from the NFL today, having announced his retirement via his official Twitter feed. The 6'4", 260-pound linebacker left behind an incredible legacy: He played 13 seasons and 182 games for the Chicago Bears and was one of the best linebackers in football for almost the entirety of that span. Show More Summary
It never seemed likely that the Minnesota Vikings would pursue Brian Urlacher in free agency, given their sharp turn toward youth over the past two years. And now it seems clear that Urlacher had little interest in a mercenary-styleShow More Summary