Any fan of American pro football knows that Brian Urlacher is one of the Chicago Bears' marquee players; the kind of stalwart middle linebacker that might someday have his name enshrined in the Hall-of-Fame, alongside other Bears greats like Mike Singletary, Dick Butkus, and Bill George. Losing Urlacher for the season hurts, there's no question about it. Not only are the Bears losing a captain and leader on and off of the field, but more importantly, you can bet that the Bears' remaining 2009 opponents are going to look to capitalize on his absence any way they can. The extent of the negative impact of losing Urlacher for the season is like a dark, bottomless pit; it's uncharted territory since he has been a fixture on the Bears' defense for a decade. But at the same time, even Urlacher's ...
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