11:08 AM EST, Wed November 26, 2014

Lance Briggs knows how game is played

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Lance Briggs ’ muted reaction to Brian Urlacher announcing his retirement in 2013 spoke volumes about the fate he probably anticipated at the end of his 12th season as a Chicago Bear. Briggs played 10 years alongside Urlacher, a franchise icon, who was unceremoniously dumped in March of 2013 when the sides couldn’t come to an agreement to bring him back for a 14th season. If the Bears could let things play out that way with Urlacher, what would be different about the team’s handling of Briggs once his contract ends?
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 27, 2014

Bears’ brass getting a bit more candid about Jay Cutler

The research was the retort. If Bears linebacker-turned-frequent critic Brian Urlacher is going to rip quarterback Jay Cutler, then general manager Phil Emery has some numbers for him. ‘‘I went back and looked at their time together,’’ Emery said. ‘‘Together on the field and at the same time, starting the game healthy, they played 38 games together, and during those games, [the Bears] were 26-12. So they definitely won together. ‘‘When Jay was off...

Phil Emery: Brian Urlacher entitled to his opinion on Jay Cutler

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears general manager Phil Emery responded on Monday to Brian Urlacher’s refusal to label Jay Cutler as an elite quarterback by saying Urlacher enjoyed a mutually beneficial on-field relationship with Cutler for better parts of five seasons. "No, it didn't bother me. Everybody is entitled to their thoughts and opinions," Emery said. "It did hit a research project for me, so I went back and looked at their time together on the field at the same time starting the game healthy, they played 38 games together and during those games, they were 26-12.

Urlacher's shots at Cutler sent Bears GM into research mode

When former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher candidly shared his thoughts on struggling quarterback Jay Cutler last week, the assessment went viral. Predictably.
Chicago Tribune Oct 27, 2014

Urlacher's shots at Cutler sent Bears GM into research mode

When former Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher candidly shared his thoughts on struggling quarterback Jay Cutler last week, the assessment went viral. Predictably.

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