The Bears Beat (04.09.13): Bears’ Williams not trying to fill Urlacher’s shoes

April 9th, 2013 - 5:34 pm

New Bears middle linebacker D.J. Williams said he is not trying to fill the shoes of Brian Urlacher, or make fans forget about him. Also, cornerback Tim Jennings reflects on life without Urlacher and former coach Lovie Smith. And more mock drafts and draft news.

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