Chicago Bears Countdown to Kickoff: 54 Days with Brian Urlacher

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Brian Urlacher keeps building his Hall of Fame resume

Over the next two seasons, the Chicago Bears were not able to match their success as a unit, but Urlacher continued to play at an elite level, despite experiencing a drought in post-season nominations and awards. Even after finishing both seasons without Pro Bowl or All-Pro nods, Urlacher combined for 216 total tackles, five sacks, and seven interceptions in 2007 and 2008.

In 2009, Urlacher was only able to play in one game after dislocating his wrist in the team's opener and was forced to miss the rest of the season. Coming off the injury in 2010, Urlacher returned to form and made the Pro Bowl and All-Pro teams after logging over 100 tackles and four sacks on the year. He finished the season ranked fourth in the NFL's Comeback Player of the Year category.

In 2011, Urlacher put together his final 16-game season where he logged 102 tackles and three interceptions en route to earning his final Pro Bowl selection. In 2012, the great linebacker played in only 12 of the team's games but was still playing at a very high level, highlighted by the team's dominant 51-20 win versus the Titans halfway through the year. In the game, Urlacher logged a fumble recovery, seven tackles, and recorded a 46-yard pick-six to cap off a dominant outing from the Bears.