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  1. Road to Bourbonnais: Life without Urlacher

    Michael C. Wright

    The initial shock of Brian Urlacher's absence quickly vanished once the Chicago Bears started on-field workouts during the offseason, and despite the linebacker's tremendous contributions over the years, it's unlikely the team will miss him much once...

    Blog | July 15, 2013
  2. Bears could be better with new linebackers

    Michael C. Wright

    Naturally, nostalgia and familiarity lead to death-blow thinking when pondering the face of the Chicago Bears' new linebacking corps sans Brian Urlacher and Nick Roach. But a strong debate can be made that new additions D.J. Williams and James An...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  3. Could Roach exit help Urlacher return?

    Michael C. Wright

    Nick Roach's departure might increase the chances for Brian Urlacher to return to the Chicago Bears in 2013, because given the salary cap situation the team couldn't afford both. But those prospects don't increase much. The team wants Urlacher ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  4. Stock Watch: Forte moves up Bears' list

    Michael C. Wright

    RISING 1. Matt Forte, RB: Averaged 6.5 yards per attempt against the Vikings and ripped off a 36-yard gain. Because the Bears got into passing mode, they couldn't involve Forte enough for him to make an impact. Forte gained 119 yards from scrimma...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  5. Roach ready to step in for Urlacher

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- With the Chicago Bears officially declaring Brian Urlacher out for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings, his replacement Nick Roach expects the inevitable comparisons to the future the Hall of Famer to flow as soon as the ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  6. Chicago Bears practice, but Brian Urlacher sits out to rest knee

    Michael C. Wright

    The Chicago Bears returned to practice Friday for the club's 8th Family Fest at Soldier Field in front of 27,352 fans, but linebacker Brian Urlacher missed his third consecutive day of work to rest a sore knee.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. Roach supportive of newcomer Hayes

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Despite the dynamic of potentially taking Nick Roach's job, new Bears linebacker Geno Hayes said his competition has been supportive during his transition from Tampa Bay's defense. "He understands this is a competition sport,"...

    Blog | May 30, 2012
  8. Chicago Bears' Marion Barber doubtful; Brian Urlacher practices

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber missed Friday's workout with a calf injury and is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game at Minnesota.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2011
  9. Urlacher, Barber out of practice again

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher (knee) and running back Marion Barber (calf) missed their second consecutive day of practice on Thursday, but coach Lovie Smith remained optimistic about their availability for the season f...

    Blog | December 29, 2011
  10. Brian Urlacher -- Playing after funeral tough but normal

    Michael C. Wright

    Brian Urlacher said playing on Sunday was tough after the death of his mother earlier this week, but thanked his teammates for helping support him.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2011
  11. Bears free agents: Who will be back?

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears free agent defensive tackle Anthony Adams carefully dissected comments this spring from interviews and award-presentation speeches at Halas Hall. Somewhere in there he's put together enough context clues from the team's brass to stri...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  12. Linebacker suddenly a concern for Bears

    Michael C. Wright

    Normally a position of stability, linebacker morphs into an area concern for the Chicago Bears in 2011 with just two starters -- Brian Urlacher and Lance Briggs -- currently under contract. Bears coach Lovie Smith predicts an infusion of youth at ...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  13. Roach, Wright injured vs. Packers

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Chicago Bears have suffered two injuries in what has become a meaningless game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Linebacker Nick Roach left the game after the first play from scrimmage because of a shoulder injury...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  14. First quarter: Bears 0, Packers 0

    Michael C. Wright

    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Quiet game so far at Lambeau Field, with the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers tied 0-0 after the first quarter. Although they have turned the ball over once, the Packers seemed to be moving the ball better than Chicago early ...

    Blog | January 02, 2011
  15. Chicago Bears' Nick Roach (shoulder) and Major Wright injured vs....

    Michael C. Wright

    Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Roach and safety Major Wright were injured against the Green Bay Packers.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  16. Earl Bennett returns to Bears' practice

    Michael C. Wright

    LAKE FOREST - Chicago Bears receiver Earl Bennett returned to practice Friday, a day after the team held him out of a workout because of an ankle injury. Read the entire story....

    Blog | December 24, 2010