Urlacher deals with family emergency, status for Sunday unclear

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Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher has left the team to deal with what is being described as “a family emergency,” and it’s not clear how long he’ll be away or whether he will play Sunday at New Orleans.

Urlacher is reportedly in Arizona attending to a matter related to his mother. He is expected to be gone for several days.

In the Bears’ Week One win over the Falcons, Urlacher had a huge game, with 10 tackles, an interception and a fumble recovery that he ran back for a touchdown.