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Teammates React to Urlacher's Loss

LB Brian Urlacher (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

The news of Brian Urlacher's loss hit his Chicago Bears teammates hard this afternoon. Roy Williams said it's tough for the whole team but that they'll be ready to go come Sunday against the Saints.

There was a somber mood in the Chicago Bears locker room today that was noticeable even to reporters who had not yet heard of the death of Brian Urlacher's mother. Israel Idoniji expressed his support for Urlacher and said he "understood that family comes first and no matter how long it takes for Brian to work out whatever he needs to do with his family, we'll understand and be here for him... Recommended Stories

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