Brian Urlacher has been part of a long tradition of great middle linebackers for the Chicago Bears. But unlike Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary, Urlacher will not end his career in Chicago. The eight-time Pro Bowler and the Bears failed to reach an agreement on a new contract, leaving Urlacher to look for another home for the 2013 season. Can he still contribute at an elite level?
The man in the middle
For more than a decade, Brian Urlacher has been a fixture in the middle of the Bears' defense.
Still a monster?
Injuries hampered Brian Urlacher in the past two seasons, but he still had 170 tackles in 28 games.