[size=12pt]Don't Ask Brian Urlacher About Brian Urlacher's Injuries[/size]
Posted Oct 19th 2007 12:45PM
by Ryan Wilson

During Brian Urlacher's first six years in the league, he would routinely be nominated (and often won) the NFL's Most Overrated Player award. It's not an official award, mind you, but something clever media types think up when they have nothing else to write about.

I mentioned the phenomenon almost a year ago, and it's no more clear to me now that it was then. Amazingly, after a great 2006 season, Urlacher avoided the "most overrated" label. Funny how that works. Now, though, the media have latched on to something else: How Urlacher's injured back is affecting his performance...