The Bears Beat (05.23.13): Memories and views shared regarding Urlacher’s legacy

May 23rd, 2013 - 5:33 pm

On a busy day of reflection regarding the end of Brian Urlacher’s career, both former teammates and opponents offered memories of playing alongside — or against — the future Hall of Fame linebacker.

Urlacher legacy one of loyalty to Bears
Thu May 23 15:54:56 2013
For being one of the greatest players in Chicago Bears franchise history, Brian Urlacher had a lukewarm relationship with the …

Lovie: Urlacher became family to me
Thu May 23 15:47:44 2013
Recently retired middle linebacker Brian Urlacher acknowledged during an interview Tuesday with ESPN 1000′s “Waddle an Silvy …

Manning, Colts saw Urlacher potential
Thu May 23 15:16:08 2013
Peyton Manning revealed on Thursday that his former team, the Indianapolis Colts, hoped that recently retired Bears linebacker …

Brian Urlacher would have played for Dallas Cowboys
Thu May 23 13:58:00 2013
Brian Urlacher told “The Rich Eisen Podcast” he retired because he realized he just wasn’t the same player anymore. Would he …

Brian Urlacher Retires from the Chicago Bears
Thu May 23 13:39:21 2013
The Chicago Bears legend is hanging up the cleats after 13 seasons, follow the entire storystream for our Brian …

Why Brian Urlacher will be a first-ballot NFL Hall of Famer
Thu May 23 13:31:52 2013
MARK POTASH: Brian Urlacher wasn’t the best Bears linebacker …

Selecting four faces for the Bears’ Mount Rushmore (Comcast SportsNet Chicago)
Thu May 23 13:19:31 2013
With Pro Football Talk presenting its picks for the faces of NFL teams’ respective Mount Rushmores next month, John Mullin …

Urlacher Calls Cutler Toughest
Thu May 23 13:01:00 2013
Things didn’t get off on the right foot when Jay Cutler first joined the Chicago Bears and he had a lot to prove to the …

RG-3 vows to be ready for start of season (National Football Post)
Thu May 23 12:41:04 2013
Explosive sprinting next in rehab process

So What’s Next for Brian Urlacher?
Thu May 23 12:13:00 2013
The Chicago Bears already said good bye to Brian Urlacher, but the former great didn’t decide to call it a career until …

RG-3 firing passes during OTA (National Football Post)
Thu May 23 11:41:03 2013
Redskins QB did rehab work on the side

Ernie Accorsi not convinced Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Famer
Thu May 23 11:18:23 2013
Almost every article that has been published in the 24 hours since Brian Urlacher announced his retirement has included the …

2013 Chicago Bears Schedule Breakdown: Bill Swerski’s Superfans Predict the 2013 Post Season
Thu May 23 11:00:06 2013
The following is the transcript from the latest edition of The Superfans show live from Ditka’s Pat – Welcome …

Urlacher’s game of legends
Thu May 23 09:57:00 2013
Steve Rosenbloom: Full marks to the Arizona Cardinals.

TELANDER: Brian Urlacher carried on proud tradition of Bears’ MLBs
Thu May 23 09:29:26 2013
When you think of the Bears, you think of middle …

Brian Urlacher: Ray Lewis is the best middle linebacker ever
Thu May 23 08:35:13 2013
Two future Hall of Fame middle linebackers have retired this offseason, but if they go into the Hall of Fame together when they …

Brian Urlacher’s Hall of Fame Career Comes to an End
Thu May 23 08:31:15 2013
For 13 seasons Brian Urlacher patrolled the middle of the field for the Chicago Bears.On Wednesday morning he announced his …

Rodgers: Urlacher was ‘favorite player to play against’
Thu May 23 08:02:00 2013
Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy wasn’t the only Packers representative speaking with fond remembrance about the career of …

The Bears Den: May 23, 2013 – Offseason news and notes
Thu May 23 07:02:23 2013
Urlacher retires after 13 illustrious seasons – Larry Mayer: Star MLB Brian Urlacher on Wednesday announced his …

Facing the facts: ‘I’m just not quite the same player I used to be,’ says Brian Urlacher
Thu May 23 05:41:57 2013
Former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher took a long look in the mirror after lingering in free agency without any …

MUSICK: Brian Urlacher will forever remain a Chicago Bear
Thu May 23 05:30:00 2013
My enduring image of Brian Urlacher probably is different than most.

Bear Dawn: Brian Urlacher Retirement Edition
Thu May 23 05:06:16 2013
Congratulations to Brian Urlacher on his retirement. The interwebs were abuzz since just after 10AM on Wednesday morning with …

Urlacher special to Bears
Thu May 23 00:00:00 2013
Middle linebacker announces retirement via Twitter but legacy on and off field will be lastingTypical of how a giddy little …