OH, BRIAN: The Chicago Tribune reports Brian Urlacher has a Grade 2 right hamstring strain that will likely cause him to miss the remainder of the regular season. It wasn’t long ago that we were marveling at the Bears’ defense, an aging group playing like the league’s best unit. Now, we’re writing eulogies—Mike Imrem, in the Daily Herald and Mike Mulligan in the Trib—for Urlacher, who has no contract for next season.
In other news…
— Chicago Sun-Times: POTASH: Brian Urlacher’s injury just one of Bears’ many concerns
— Chicago Tribune: Sveum shrugs off being shot in ear by Yount during hunting trip
— CSN Chicago: White Sox continue to talk to Pierzynski (but he’s probably headed to the Yankees)