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Ex-Bears LB Brian Urlacher is spending his retirement catching -- and helping other people catch -- huge fish on his charter boat
Brian Urlacher left the NFL in 2012, after a 13-year, eight-Pro Bowl, defensive player of the year-winning career with the Chicago Bears.
Let's check in on what the former linebacker is doing now, via his Twitter account:
Yes, Urlacher is pretty into this fishing thing. According to the Naples Daily News, he and some business partners own a charter boat called "The Linebreaker" and based in southwest Florida.
The name isn't just a simple play on Urlacher's former position. Via Kelly Merritt, in 2011:
On a fishing trip prior to Urlacher purchasing his boat, the line kept snapping from the big fish they were catching. One of the guys on the boat said, "You're not a linebacker -- you're a line breaker," and the name was born.
It doesn't seem the line was breaking too much on those catches, though.
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