Bears Defense Not Going to ChangeLAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The
Chicago Bears' defense will likely have a similar look next season whether
Brian Urlacher is part of it or not.
New coach Marc Trestman and defensive
coordinator Mel Tucker say the Bears will stick with a 4-3 set and won't change
much schematically with a defense that ranked among the league's best under
The big question is whether Urlacher will
be a part of it.
The eight-time Pro Bowl linebacker has an
expiring contract and missed the last four games with a hamstring injury after
being slowed by a knee problem.
Trestman says it would be
"premature" to discuss Urlacher's future. He says they spoke on the
phone for about 30 to 40 minutes about the team, not specifically his situation.
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