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Bears second-year backup middle linebacker Dom DeCicco.
Brian Urlacher is coming back from a serious knee injury from the season-ending game against the Vikings. His participation in OTAs has been limited up to this point, and second-year linebacker Dom DeCicco has been filling his place with the starting unit.
DeCicco has added on some significant muscle mass during the offseason on top of his 6'4'' frame. DeCicco doesn't possess the same level of talent as Urlacher, but the similarities are eerie.
Both played safety in college, stand 6'4'', are good athletes, ran in the 4.5 40-yard dash range and offer some ability to drop deep in the Cover 2 defense.
That's where the similarities end, however, between a future Hall of Famer and second-year undrafted free agent, whose biggest accomplishment was making the 53-man roster.
With Urlacher likely limited, DeCicco has the biggest and best chance of his career to show that he belongs in the NFL and can potentially develop into a future starter.
His performance with the starting unit during veteran minicamp may be the first step in a long journey for the young linebacker.