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Brian Urlacher expected to face Saints

Updated: September 16, 2011, 3:07 PM ET
By Jeff Dickerson | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher returned to Halas Hall and practiced on Thursday after leaving the team to be with family members as they mourned the death of his mother, Lavoyda Lenard.

Coach Lovie Smith said Urlacher is excited to face the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Urlacher wasn't immediately available for comment.

"It was good to get him back today," Smith said. "Sometimes when you're going through tough times like he is right now, you want ...

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