Urlacher's Place Among Greatest Secure

Rob Grabowski/USA Today Sports

There is no sense writing a “will he make the Hall of Fame?” article about Brian Urlacher. He’s in. He may not be make it on the first ballot, thanks to a fellow linebacker named Ray Lewis who also retired this year, but he will make it in by the second. Ideally, Lewis and Urlacher will go in together. It will make the Hall of Fame that much nastier (it is pretty nasty already, of course), and should make for some entertaining speeches.

The question for Urlacher is where he ranks among the greatest linebackers in history.

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