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Per multiple reports, Brian Urlacher will not return to Chicago, and the NFL Network is reporting that Ed Reed will sign with Houston "unless something changes."
This post was edited by Todd Worly 13 months ago
Wiser called the Ed Reed move. I wonder where Urlacher winds up? There were early rumors about The Cowboys and Romo is close to making a deal with Dallas that could free up some money to sign Urlacher......
I would think some of the teams in serious contention for the Super Bowl would make a hard push for him on a short-term deal that's worth more than Chicago offered. Just speculating, but Atlanta would make sense, the Giants would make sense, Baltimore would make sense, Green Bay would make sense, Houston might make sense, Denver might make sense, etc. Most veterans coming from winning organizations want to go to a team that's more established than Dallas is at this point, but you never know.
Dallas would make sense because they are switching to the tampa 2 defense which is what BU has played. I don't think they go after him at all because of Sean Lee. But I really never know what Jerry will do and I know Brad wanted him in Minnesota so I thought I would throw that out there.
I agree with you from a schematic standpoint. Just meant that players in his situation typically have multiple options, and tend to choose a team that they feel is a legitimate Super Bowl contender since they may not have many years left.
Whoa whoa whoa T Dub. You don't think Dallas can win a Super Bowl soon? I know they have some holes but you don't have to be perfect to win a Super Bowl. I know they may not be a sexy choice for Urlacher like IDK Denver or San Fran. And from what I have heard the only teams to contact him are Arizona, Dallas, and Minnesota. I don't know if that's changed but if it's between those 3 teams Dallas should be at the top of his list in my homer Dallas opinion.
That's a lot of money for one player, not saying he doesn't deserve it. But when one player gets that much there are often cuts else where. It's probably a good thing Green Bay does so well in the draft.
Packers CEO Mark Murphy recently described signing quarterback Aaron Rodgers to a new contract as a A new deal with Rodgers could be done soon, possibly before the draft.
You are such a homer.
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
No way Minnesota wins a Super Bowl before Dallas. You are the homer. You don't even have a starting qb.
I honestly don't get why people don't think someone in the middle of the pack like Dallas can't rise up and win the Super Bowl. It happens all the time. Baltimore wasn't that elite this year and they won it. You never know with the NFL. It's all about injuries and who catches the breaks. And the draft hasn't even happened yet. Long ways to go.
Have I once said Minnesota was going to win a Super Bowl NO YOU, ARE THE DUMBEST SPORTS FAN I HAVE EVER MET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am not even close to a homer I know how worthless my team is maybe you should wake up and smell the coffee about your worthless team, who at the moment is even worse than Minnesota
This is about Urlacher going to another team. I said Dallas was in the best spot to win a Super Bowl compared to the other 2 teams. You said I was a homer. Now you say you guys suck. I don't get it.
I like arguing with you don't you know that by now, I don't think he ends up in Minnesota, I have no clue where he is going
And Minnesota isn't that great. We won't win a Super Bowl in my life time more than likely and I know that.
It's not really arguing when you just put me down. You even went all caps lock on me.
I honestly wouldn't be surprised if he retires. It seems like there isn't that many offers out there for him.
True, sorryish not really but kinda
He wont retire he could have accepted the 2 mill at Chicago and retired there after the year
This post was edited by HawkiBrad55 13 months ago
He wanted to make a counter offer and they wouldn't listen. So they pulled the deal. Lovie isn't there anymore either so they have a new defense. It really doesn't make sense for him to come back there.
Doesn't make sense for him to turn down a contract where he wants to retire either and then turn around and retire. If he counters it just means he thinks he is worth more and wants to play. If he didn't he would have taken it then retired
Just looking at it from a player's perspective. Dallas isn't awful by any means, so they're closer to that level than a lot of teams are. But if a player is looking for a surefire, legitimate run at the Super Bowl in 2013, there are probably safer bets than Dallas. The teams I mentioned, from the perspective of a player, are much more likely to win it all this coming year than Dallas is.
I think both teams have the pieces in place to make a run at some point, but Minnesota proved to be a better team this past year, so they might be a little closer. I think people think more highly of Leslie Frasier than Jason Garrett, the Vikings have arguably the best running back in the league, probably a better defense than Dallas does, etc.
It definitely is a wide open league, and that's one of the things I love about it. So I'd never say never regarding Dallas winning it all this coming year. But from a free agent's perspective, he's looking at the odds, and the odds are better for at least a handful of other teams than for Dallas. Also, while Baltimore hadn't won the title in 12 years, they'd been making the playoffs and advancing every year from 2008-11, so they were right in the mix each year.
It's still extremely early. If he wants to keep playing, I'm sure some more suitors will emerge after the draft, if not before then.
Yes but last I read only Dallas, Arizona and Minnesota have actually contacted him. Those are the only teams to have shown interest him when he became a free agent. I guess some other teams may want to get in on him but I imagine they would be looking to get him on the cheap. Which if he wasn't that interested in money he probably would have just resigned with The Bears.
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