Mother of Brian Urlacher’s son files $125M defamation lawsuit


NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 05: Brian Urlacher speaks among the 2017 College Football Hall of Fame Class during the press conference for the 60th NFF Anual Awards Ceremony at New York Hilton Midtown on December 5, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

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CHICAGO — The mother of former Bears player Brian Urlacher’s son is suing him for $125 million in a defamation lawsuit.

Tyna Karageorge is claiming Urlacher conspired with his attorneys and a newspaper reporter to portray her as an unfit mother and a killer.

She said she hasn’t had custody of her son since the 2016 death of her husband.

Karageorge told police her husband, Ryan, took a gun from her purse and shot himself in the head while the two were arguing.

According to Urlacher’s petition, Ryan Karageorge shot himself while trying to unload a gun. Urlacher cited “suspicious circumstances.” He also said he was bothered by the behavior of the boy’s mother.

Urlacher said Karageorge first said her husband died in a car accident. He said she then revealed it was a shooting after an argument.

The boy was not home when the shooting happened.

Karageorge and Urlacher had their son in 2005.

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