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Free Agent Options: Linebacker

OLB Brad Jones (Joe Robbins/Getty)

Lance Briggs is the only starting linebacker under contract for the Bears, which means the team should be considering the following linebackers soon to hit free agency.

Three of the Chicago Bears' top four linebackers are free agents. The contracts of Brian Urlacher, Nick Roach and Geno Hayes all expire on March 12, the start of free agency this offseason. Only Lance Briggs is signed through 2013. As such, the Bears have some decisions to make. First, is Urlacher worth bringing back? His play last year declined dramatically due to his knee injury. It's unclear... Recommended Stories