Brian Urlacher Articles

Brian Urlacher
Middle linebackers are the quarterbacks of the defense, the nerve center of a stop-unit. Many of the game’s greatest players have been the man in the middle who called the shots in the huddle before turning into tackling machines and splash-...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
Brian Urlacher
The Thursday night game will feature the NFL’s oldest rivalry, with the Green Bay Packers hosting the Chicago Bears at 8:20 p.m. EST on the NFL Network. These two NFC North foes had very different experiences in their openers, as the Bears easily...
Patrick Snow
2 years ago
Brian Urlacher
Every team in the NFL will have reached their halfway point of the season by the time this weekend’s games are finished, which means we are about to be officially in the stretch run. And the timing couldn’t be better. There are several games this...
Athlon Sports
2 years ago
Brian Urlacher
A quick look at every game on the NFL schedule for Week 2, along with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan: Seahawks (0-1) at Steelers (0-1) The Hawks will fly...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Brian Urlacher
Why is the death of Brian Urlacher's mother in the news? Why is it that everywhere I turn, sports pundits on TV and radio feel the need to weigh in on their thoughts on whether Urlacher should or should not play this weekend against the Saints...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Brian Urlacher
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Packers The Super Bowl XLV MVP picked up right where he left off last postseason, completing 27-of-35 passes for 312 yards, three TDs — a 7-yard strike to Greg Jennings, a 32-yarder to rookie Randall Cobb (who also had a 108-...
Nathan Rush
3 years ago
Brian Urlacher
By RALPH VACCHIANO No one has ever won an NFL championship in the spring and summer, and no one has ever lost one either. That’s not for lack of trying, of course. Just ask the “Dream Team” in Philadelphia, or any of the up-and-comers...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Brian Urlacher
If you are in a keeper or dynasty league, we believe the following players will begin their descent down the rankings after this season. Steven Jackson, RB – STL Athlon Top 280 Rank: 14 Jackson, one of the league’s last true workhorses, turned...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
Brian Urlacher
With an offense that remains a work in progress, the Chicago Bears will again depend on an elite defense to do most of the heavy lifting after falling a game short of the Super Bowl. The defense is getting a bit long in the tooth, and critics...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago