NFL: Julius Peppers Rents Plane to Take Bears Players to Brian Urlacher’s Mom’s Funeral

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl A surprisingly large contingent of Chicago Bears players flew to Lovington, N.M., on Saturday for the funeral of linebacker Brian Urlacher’s 51-year-old mother Lavoyda Lenard, who died unexpectedly Monday at her home in Texas.

NFL: Brian Urlacher Leaves Bears After Death Of Mother

Posted by Sabrina B. @gametimegirl Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher left the team to be with his family after the passing of his mother, Lavoyda Lenard, who died Tuesday at her home outside of Mount Pleasant, Texas. “My mother, Lavoyda, unexpectedly passed away Monday at her home in Texas,” Urlacher said in a statement. “My first priority right now is to be with my family as we mourn her loss and make the arrangements to lay her to rest. This is a very difficult and emotional time for us and I sincerely ask that you respect our privacy. Thank you.”

Copyright © 2010-2014 FUNKMASTER FLEX, LTD. All rights reserved.