ESPN Chicago 1000's Jeff Dickerson and Jonathan Hood talked with several former Bears and others Wednesday to get their reaction to the Bears parting ways with Brian Urlacher.
ESPN Chicago's Tom Waddle says the Urlacher news is an NFL reality but he is surprised they couldn't work out a deal.
Former Bears linebacker Hunter Hillenmeyer says he's not surprised Urlacher won't return but he was caught off guard by the manner in which the Bears announced the news.
Former Bears linebacker Rosevelt Colvin says it's unfortunate a legendary figure like Urlacher can't finish his career with the Bears.
ESPN.com's John Clayton says the Bears' offer of $2 million to Urlacher was embarrassing.
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