News, notes and quotes from Halas Hall this week, including the ongoing saga of Brian Urlacher's…
Bears LB depth still a question mark
The leading tackler for the Chicago Bears in the team's second preseason game was LB Blake Costanzo. Costanzo racked up six tackles playing at middle linebacker with both the first and second team. Costanzo has never started an NFL game at linebacker and was signed by the Bears this offseason for his outstanding play on special teams. Yet there he was against the Washington Redskins, lining up next to starters Nick Roach and Geno Hayes. Heading into training camp, Chicago's coaches did not envision a scenario where Costanzo would be called upon to produce as a linebacker. Brian Urlacher is a future Hall of Famer, yet his knee injury has kept him out almost the entire offseason. His backup is Roach, who is typically the starter on the strong side. The third option at middle linebacker was Dom DeCicco, yet he's on the shelf with a groin injury. As a...
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