Brian Urlacher | LB
Posted: 5/22/2013 11:49am et
Free-agent MLB Brian Urlacher retired after 13 seasons.
Huddle Up: Urlacher drew some interest in short-term deals with teams other than the Bears but ultimately opted to walk away before donning another team's jersey.
Posted: 4/7/2013 1:55pm et
Free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) isn't expected to sign with a new team any time soon, and he wants to play for a contender, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Huddle Up: This has the makings of a late-preseason signing for a franchise looking to add a veteran leader.
Posted: 3/21/2013 5:22pm et
The Minnesota Vikings are not interested in free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) and likely would not express interest unless his asking price drops significantly.
Huddle Up: The Bears and the Vikings have been the only real reported possibilities for Urlacher, and again, he's going to make a realistic self-assessment of his declining skills and adjust his financial expectations.
Posted: 3/21/2013 4:57pm et
Free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) was looking for a one-year deal from the Chicago Bears in the range of $3.5 million to $4 million. The team offered a deal for about $2 million for 2013.
Huddle Up: Urlacher, who will turn 35 in May, had a great run in the Windy City, but he's going to have to come to grips with his declining skills as he his tackle totals have declined in each of the past 3 seasons and he hasn't had a sack since 2010.
Posted: 3/14/2013 1:44pm et
Free-agent LB Brian Urlacher (Bears) has been in contact with the Minnesota Vikings, and a team source with the Vikings confirmed the talks. The team said they are 'monitoring' the situation and still believed Urlacher would eventually return to the Chicago Bears.
Huddle Up: As expected, age -- Urlacher will be 35 in May -- and injury issues are keeping the LB from drawing much interest on the FA market. Playing out the string with the Bears might be Urlacher's best -- and only -- option.