The Urlacher jersey hanging in my living room reminds me of the good ol' days. Remember? The days when Brian Urlacher was the best defensive player in the league; the days when he was an iron man; the days when he looked like he could play into his 40s? Those days are long gone. Another season has been cut short for Urlacher, this time due to a wrist injury. I'm actually going to say it: The Chicago Bears should've traded Brian Urlacher when they had the chance. They should've seen this dramatic decline coming. Unfortunately, the Bears' front office, much like Bears' fans, clung to their fanhood. It seems impossible to blaspheme and say our once-favorite player, a former wrecking ball and defensive player of the year, is way past his prime. It's hard. It's unfathomable. It makes me throw u ...
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