Brian Urlacher says knee better

BOURBONNAIS, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher reiterated on Sunday that his recent absences from training camp came as a result of a "personal reason, just like coach (Lovie) Smith said," while adding that he'll be healthy enough to play in the regular-season opener against the Indianapolis Colts.

Asked about a timetable for his return to the field, Urlacher said, "September 9, I'll be ready to play for sure."

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