Everyone in the Windy City is expecting big things from Jay Cutler this season, and he looked like…
Players to Watch: Urlacher, Vasher
PLAYERS TO WATCH LB Brian Urlacher: At 31 years old and entering his 10th NFL season, can Urlacher recapture the form that got him voted to six Pro Bowls in a seven-year stretch from 2000-06? The Bears certainly seem to think so. And it's not as if the 6-4, 258-pound middle linebacker has fallen on hard times in the past two years. He missed out on the trip to Hawaii in 2007, but he led the Bears in tackles and became just the third Chicago player since 1982 to have five sacks and five interceptions in the same season. Last season was a bit of a downer, though. Urlacher had just 93 tackles, third best on the Bears, and for just the second time in his career he did not finish first or second on the team. The only other time that happened was in 2004, when he missed seven games with various injuries. His interception total in '08 dropped to two, and he failed to get a single sack for just the second time in his career. But coach Lovie Smith was...
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