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Did Urlacher really retire as a member of the Green Bay Packers?

You may have heard … or maybe you didn’t … but if you didn’t … you should have heard that Brian Urlacher retired … as a member of the Green Bay Packers.

What is that you say?

Did I read that right?

Yes, you did. And if you believe it, you might just want to read more from the Sports Pickle.

Their post yesterday that outlines in great detail Urlacher signing a one-day contract with the Packers so he could “go out a winner” – is a winner. You will smile, you will laugh – heck, you might laugh out loud – and rightfully so.

Of course, none of it is true, but does raise an interesting question about the frustrations a great player who didn’t always play on a good team might face at the end of their career. Would they even consider switching allegiances – well, no – but maybe they should.

Being a Bears fans has been hard enough for those folks south of the Wisconsin border (and for those poor souls who follow the team and live north of the border). This piece only rubs salt into the wounds. They’ve already got to live with the fact that Urlacher’s teams, no matter how great of a career he had – were just kinda crappy.

I could certainly understand just how easily Urlacher could come over from the dark side.

And for one fleeting moment, that happens with this piece.

What’s even better is how this piece concludes and brings Jay Cutler into the equation. Reading from beginning to end is well worth the two minutes.

Click on over and like it.

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