LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Coach Lovie Smith says the Chicago Bears are still evaluating injuries to linebacker Brian Urlacher and several other players in Sunday's overtime loss to Seattle.
Smith seemed to indicate Monday that Urlacher pulled a hamstring on the game's final drive, but backed away from that after a follow-up question. Urlacher told a Chicago TV station he was simply sore.
Either way, the Bears (8-4) are banged-up.
They had already lost guard Lance Louis to a season-ending knee injury in the previous game and ruled out Devin Hester (concussion) and guard Chris Spencer (knee) during the week. They lost a few more players in a 23-17 loss to Seattle.
Safety Chris Conte (illness) and receiver Earl Bennett (concussion) left the game, and cornerback Tim Jennings (shoulder) was injured on the final drive.