Brian Urlacher double-dips on horse-collar fines


For the second week in a row, Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher has been fined for a horse-collar tackle.

And it’s starting to add up.

According to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times, Urlacher will be fined $31,500 for last week’s tackle of Seahawks running back Leon Washington.

Urlacher was fined $15,750 for one on Vikings running back Adrian Peterson the week before.

He won’t get a chance at the trifecta any time soon, as Urlacher could miss the rest of the regular season with a hamstring injury.

UPDATE 12:01 p.m. ET: Jensen updated his previous report, clarifying that the fine schedule calls for doubling for a second offense, but that the league can choose to go above or below. Urlacher was actually fined $21,000.