Apr 10, 2012
1 year 6 weeks
From Da Media
Sat, May 25th
Four downs with Ditka
1. When you were growing up, did you ever imagine an honor like this? When you’re growing up, you don’t think about things like this or...
Brian Urlacher never forgot New Mexico roots
Speedy Faith describes it as a picturesque day in Albuquerque, N.M., five or six years ago. He and longtime Bears linebacker Brian...
Fri, May 24th
In Bears’ world, 99 won’t come after 89
Hall of Famer Dan Hampton doesn’t mind seeing defensive end Shea McClellin with his old No. 99 on his back. To him, it’s actually cool. “A...
Bears to retire Ditka's No. 89
CHICAGO – Hall of Famer Mike Ditka will have his No. 89 retired by the Bears next season.
Video: Urlacher talks retirement
Brian Urlacher talks with ESPN's Josina Anderson about walking away from football.
Fri, May 24th
Harbaugh: Trestman 'taught me everything'
San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said Friday that new Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman "taught me everything" when they were on the...
Hall of Famer Dan Hampton understands not all numbers can be retired by the Bears
Bears chairman George McCaskey has stated that Mike Ditka's No. 89 will be last number retired by the organization, saying in a statement...
Bears to honor Ditka and retire No. 89
Forty-seven years after he played his last game for the Bears as a Hall of Fame tight end, and 27 years after he coached the Chicago Bears...
Since Ditka, No. 89 hasn't had high profile
It's hard to fathom, but 12 other players wore No. 89 for the Bears after Mike Ditka left the team following the 1966 season. Here's a...
Mike Ditka on having No. 89 retired: ‘a culmination of all your dreams’
“This is a culmination of all you efforts, all your ambitions and all your dreams,” Mike Ditka told the Sun-Times about getting his No. 89...
Bears thank Urlacher with a newspaper ad
The Bears placed advertisements in the Chicago dailies Friday thanking longtime linebacker Brian Urlacher. Here's what appeared in the Sun...
Rodgers: Urlacher was my favorite foe
A member of the Green Bay Packers is going to miss Brian Urlacher? That's right. Aaron Rodgers said on The Jim Rose Show that the Bears...
Ten Foot Mailbag: Ditka’s Number And Urlacher’s Reality Show
By Tim Baffoe- (CBS) Meatball karma has a funny way of striking a balance, doesn’t it? Brian Urlacher, the face of Chicago football for...
Ditka credits George McCaskey for peace
Mike Ditka's final season as a player for the Chicago Bears was in 1966. His last season as their coach was 1992. So why did it take 47...
Bears place ads to thank Urlacher
The Chicago Bears took out full-page ads in two Chicago newspapers to thank linebacker Brian Urlacher, who announced his retirement...