Brian Urlacher Injury: Bears Linebacker Not Fully Healed From MCL And PCL Tears

Chicago Bears middle linebacker, Brian Urlacher, appeared on the Waddle & Silvy show on Tuesday and reported that his recent knee injury was not doing as well as hoped. According Urlacher, the late-season injury has not completely healed. However, the soon-to-be 34-year-old predicts he should be back in time for the offseason:

"The MCL and the PCL were damaged. I've done everything I've been asked to do by our trainers and the rehab people," Urlacher said.

"I'll be fine. We have another month now before we even start our offseason [program]. Once we start running and stuff, I should be doing everything with the team."

Urlacher has started all 16 games in 10 of his 12 NFL seasons and has been a generally durable player, earning 8 Pro Bowl appearances since 2000.

Stay tuned to SB Nation Chicago for more information, and for in-depth analysis on the Chicago Bears be sure to visit Windy City Gridiron. And drop by SB Nation NFL for more news and notes around the league.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Chicago

You must be a member of SB Nation Chicago to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Chicago. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.