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Bears Answer Face of Chicago’s Desires

Focus From Controversy Off The Field Shifts To Its Usual Business On The Field: The Chicago Bears and standout LB Brian Urlacher have reached an agreement to put an end to the on-going heated discussions, as they have decided to rework a contract that had four years and close to $25.5 million left, with a one-year extension headlining the negotiations. Inside the details of the improved deal, Urlacher will receive a $6 million signing bonus along with a $1 million increase in salary for each of the next four seasons. Both parties also made plans to further the contract ’till 2012, at a salary of $7.5 million. Urlacher can earn an additional $500,000 in a workout bonus in 2012.

Revised Deal = Good Business: That’s a total of around $43.5 million over the next five years, with $18 million in new money for one of the best linebackers in the NFL. The 2006 defensive player of the year is coming off a productive 2007 season in which, despite back and neck issues that required minor offseason surgery, he started all of the team’s 16 games.



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