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Dec 08, 2013 at 02:15 AM
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Bears Hall of Fame middle linebacker Brian Urlacher enjoyed being part of the NFL 100 commercial that aired during the Super Bowl and features many of the best players in NFL history.
Before, during and after Saturday's Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, those that knew and respected the newest Bears hall-of-famer the most took to social media with words of congratulations.
In typical Brian Urlacher fashion, the former star middle linebacker spent most of his Hall of Fame induction speech Saturday night thanking family, friends and former coaches and teammates for helping him reach the pinnacle of the sport.
Bears rookie receiver Javon Wims made the most of his expanded playing time Thursday night against the Ravens. But the seventh-round pick still has plenty of room for improvement.
Hall of Fame-bound Brian Urlacher played all 13 of his illustrious NFL seasons with the Bears from 2000-12. Check out some numbers that defined his career.
With Brian Urlacher set to be enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, we take a look back at what several individuals who played and coached with and against the star middle linebacker had to say about Urlacher when he retired from the NFL after the 2012 season.
The Bears were enticed by the athletic ability Brian Urlacher displayed at New Mexico and knew he'd be special when they selected him in the 2000 NFL Draft.
Injured tight end Zach Miller expressed his gratitude to the Bears for re-signing him, calling the move "a testament to the entire organization and the McCaskey family."
This week's minicamp will give quarterback Mitchell Trubisky a final chance to hone his skills and digest the new offense before the Bears take a six-week hiatus in advance of training camp.
Senior writer Larry Mayer discusses Leonard Floyd's recovery from a knee injury, the undrafted free agent with the best chance of making the roster and if Tarik Cohen and Taylor Gabriel will be on the field together.
The leadership skills that new Bears tight end Trey Burton displays on a daily basis at Halas Hall stem from his days as a quarterback at Venice High School in Florida.