The Bears Beat (03.22.13): Bears sign MLB D.J. Williams to replace Urlacher

Published March 22, 2013 in News and Rumors

The Bears agreed to terms with former Denver Broncos middle linebacker D.J. Williams on Friday to replace veteran Brian Urlacher — at least temporarily with a one-year deal. Also, Urlacher shared his thoughts and feelings on the Dan Patrick show. And the possibility that the Bears could re-sign defensive end Israel Idonije.

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The void left at linebacker when the Bears chose not to re-sign Brian Urlacher this week appears to be filled.

D.J. Williams signs 1-year contract with Chicago Bears
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It appears the Chicago Bears have found their Brian Urlacher replacement. Former Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams has …

Chicago Bears sign former Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams
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Bears sign D.J. Williams to replace Urlacher
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Bears find Urlacher replacement in D.J. Williams
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Source: Bears sign ex-Broncos LB Williams
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CHICAGO — The Chicago Bears signed former Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams to a one-year contract on Friday, a source …

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