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Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

Posted on: September 15, 2011 12:47 pm
 
Posted by Will Brinson

Brian Urlacher's mother suddenly passed on Wednesday afternoon. You could understand if he didn't want to return to work right away.

But according to multiple reports, the Bears star linebacker is already back at Halas Hall, presumably to practice on Thursday.

Urlacher's presence is, frankly, stunning, because of the tragic circumstances surrounding his life in the last 24 hours. It's also no guarantee that Urlacher will end up playing on Sunday against the Saints -- memorial services for his mother have yet to be planned.

And perhaps it's simply a situation that many athletes face, where going back to work and immersing yourself in your job makes things easier to tune out.

Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Urlacher family during this difficult time.

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Since: Jul 14, 2008
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:26 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

I would still be surprised if he played Sunday. I would imagine that the funeral service would be on Saturday and with the Bears on the road this weekend it could be a surprise if he made the trip. Family first, football second



Since: Feb 13, 2008
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:25 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

She passed away on Monday night.



Since: Mar 11, 2010
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:24 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

A true mans man. Tough as hell. All the best brother.



Since: Nov 14, 2006
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:14 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

What a champ.  This guy is a true throw back.  I have mad respect for what he has done on and off the field.  Thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.



Since: Jun 3, 2007
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:14 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

Sorry for your loss



Since: Sep 15, 2011
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:07 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

Brian keep your head up, I'm a Saints fan but this is real life, God Bless you!



Since: Aug 22, 2006
Posted on: September 15, 2011 1:03 pm
 

Brian Urlacher returns to Halas Hall Thursday

I dont think its that stunning to be honest with you. He probably wants to work to try to tak his mind off of his mother's death. Im guessing his family is taking care of the arrangements.


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