Earlier today, Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher tweeted his retirement after thirteen years. Despite some injuries and other issues, the legendary linebacker leaves behind an impressive career as one of the most decorated athletes in the league. Here are the 15 best tweets honoring #54’s departure from the game.
Retired Linebacker Scott Fujita
Congrats to @burlacher54 on an incredible career. Welcome to retirement. I’ll save you a spot on on my weekend softball team. Beers on me.
— Scott Fujita (@sfujita55) May 22, 2013
Arizona Cardinals Kicker Jay Feely
Congrats @burlacher54 on a tremendous career. You are a Hall of Fame player and a true gentleman
— Jay Feely (@jayfeely) May 22, 2013
Retired New England Patriots QB Drew Bledsoe
Congrats @burlacher54 on a legendary career. Hope you have as much success in the next phase of your life.
— Drew Bledsoe (@DrewBledsoe) May 22, 2013
Actor Dennis Leary
Brian Urlacher was so tough his middle name should have been Ditka.
— Denis Leary (@denisleary) May 22, 2013
Free Agent and Reality Show star Hank Baskett
— Hank Baskett (@TheHankBaskett) May 22, 2013
— Soldier Field (@SoldierField) May 22, 2013
Hardcore Pawn Star Nathan Cohen
You the man Brian Urlacher! You are #Chicago! Happy Retirement.
— Nathan Cohen (@NathanHCPC) May 22, 2013
Purdue University Linebacker Coach Marcus Freeman
Congrats to former teammate @burlacher54 on his amazing NFL career. The Boiler LB core has learned alot from watching his play.
— Marcus Freeman (@Coach_MFreeman) May 22, 2013
Royal Pawn Shop
— Royal Pawn Shop(@RoyalPawn) May 22, 2013
Sportscaster Mike Greenberg
— Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) May 22, 2013
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) May 22, 2013
Bleacher Report Columnist Chris Kouffman
Reality is that both Zach Thomas AND Brian Urlacher should easily go into the Hall of Fame. — Chris Kouffman (@ckparrot) May 22, 2013
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Chicago Bears Placekicker Robbie Gould
— Robbie Gould (@RobbieGould09) May 22, 2013
Detroit Lions Safety Glover Quin
— Glover Quin Jr (@GloverQuin27) May 22, 2013