While Team President Ted Phillips said getting star middle linebacker Brian Urlacher happy with his contract extension a priority those behind the scenes(at least according to this article) say he is actually 5th in line. In addition to Tommie Harris, the team's #1 priority:
Like everybody else is saying this isn't a big deal yet. With everybody else cashing in and getting new deals, I think this was Urlacher's way of letting them know to not forget about him. Unless Urlacher comes to the table with insane numbers the Bears are going to give him his money, just in time.